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Austin’s Best Places to Go for Retail Therapy

Is a little retail therapy in order? Residents of Ocotillo can enjoy an eclectic assortment of retail therapy options conveniently located to our apartments near highway 290. Austin is known for its diverse shopping outlets sure to suit anyone's tastes and preferences. Check out these five locations during your next shopping spree!

2nd Street District

The 2nd Street District is perfect for those looking for a sense of community while supporting local small business. The district is made up of art galleries, boutiques, live entertainment venues, and a wide assortment of dining options. Browse unique shops like a gentleman's apothecary, or try on something retro-chic and handmade at a local boutique.

Ten Thousand Villages

Another must-see on the list of shopping excursions in Austin is Ten Thousand Villages. They've been in business for over 60 years and boast an eclectic mix of fair trade products including handmade gifts, artisan jewelry, unique home decor, sculptures, and much more from a diverse variety of cultures. Whether your taste leans toward styles from Asia, Africa, Latin America, or the Middle East, you are sure to find something here you will love.

South Congress

This district is known for entertainment, nightlife, and original Austin establishments. By day it's a great place to browse unique shops and have lunch at a restaurant or outdoor cafe. Shops include antique stores, art galleries, and a wide variety of specialty stores. South Congress also draws a diverse crowd, making it an excellent place for people watching!

The Domain

If you’re looking for a little luxury, head north to The Domain. This open-air marketplace features a great mix of high-end major retailers blended with upscale boutiques and specialty shops. Wine and dine at one of the several new restaurants, and take in a movie afterward at the luxury movie theater. There's no better place to pamper yourself for the day!

Barton Creek Square Mall

Are you in the mood for the comfort and familiarity of a traditional mall? Head over to Barton Creek Square Mall located less than ten minutes from downtown. This mall features all of your favorite brands and big name stores, and there's something here for every member of the family. Grab a bite in the food court or one of many casual sit-down restaurants throughout the mall.

Contact Ocotillo Today

At Ocotillo, our Hwy 290 apartments have convenient access to local shopping, entertainment, and more. Give us a call today to schedule your tour!