There is a common saying that “everything’s bigger in Texas,” and in Austin, the shopping scene is no exception. There are a diverse number of unique shops and boutiques, as well as famous malls and shopping areas. Check out the below options while staying downtown at the JW Marriott Austin.
Just steps from JW Marriott, this district is commonly referred to as the area “Where Texas Warmth Meets Austin Cool,” with its unique blend of specialty shops and restaurants, 2nd Street District has some of the best entertainment in Austin. More than just a destination, 2nd Street supports the community and encourages local vendors, spreading the good around, and of course, keeping Austin weird.
This Texas district is known across the nation both for its shopping appeal and cultural distinction. It houses a vast variety of eclectic shops, boutiques, restaurants, and galleries. As the home of South by Southwest, Austin houses several famous music venues, some of which can be found on South Congress. There are also specialty antique shops throughout the district that cater to those looking for a taste of classic Texas charm. A recent addition to the array of unique attractions in the area is the food trucks that have started to grace the streets. While enjoying your shopping you can also enjoy a gorgeous view of the State Capitol.
Along with South Congress there are a few other popular districts in the area known for their retail and entertainment qualities.
Once you have enjoyed your time shopping, you can rest well at the JW Marriott Austin. As one of the hotels near Barton Creek Mall and South Congress, we are an excellent option. You can choose to wind down in your comfortable guestroom, enjoy a bite to eat at one of our many onsite restaurants or bars, or soak in the tranquility of the rooftop pool. JW Marriott Austin is here to offer you an upscale retreat after a long day of Austin shopping.