We brag a lot about how everything is bigger in Texas – big cars, big boots and a lot of big places to go shopping! Whether you prefer tracking down bargains, reveling in haute couture or just shopping until you absolutely have to drop, Irving’s convenient location makes it easy for you to do it all. Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, your Texas trip won’t be complete without a visit to one of these top shopping destinations.
Located just a short drive from Irving, the Grapevine Mills Mall is considered one of the largest attractions in the area. Boasting more than 1.6 million square feet of shopping, dining and entertainment, it is the perfect place to spend the day during your stay in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Guests can enjoy familiar names such as H&M, Gap, Forever 21, J. Crew and much more. Grapevine Mills Mall also features a 30-screen movie theatre plus well-known attractions such as, Legoland Discovery Center and SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium.
Southlake Town Square is an open-air shopping, dining and movie theater complex with a Hilton hotel on property. This exclusive shopping destination offers well-known retailers such as Coach, Lilly Pultizer, Lucky Brand Jeans and much more. Enjoy a relaxing meal at one of the many restaurants like Brio Tuscan Grille, Mi Cocina, Pei Wei or Del Frisco’s Grille.
To get a real taste of Texas, take a drive to Stockyards Station in Fort Worth's Stockyards Historic District. This shopping area in Fort Worth offers everything from antiques to western wear, including Native American jewelry, western clothing, Texas wines, leather goods, and arts and crafts.
During your stay in Irving make sure to plan a shopping trip to the Dallas Galleria. With hundreds of stores to browse through and numerous dining options, this beautiful mega-mall has four levels of shopping under a dramatic glass atrium. The many shops include high-end stores like Gucci, Louis Vutton and Gianni Versace, plus well-known department stores such as Nordstrom and Macy's. As for dining, take your pick between a variety of full- and fast-service restaurants.
Highland Park Village, located in the heart of Dallas County, is one of Texas’ top luxury shopping destinations. Couture boutiques, such as Chanel, Dior and Jimmy Choo, and upscale dining options offer guests a leisurely shopping experience.
Specialty retail shops and cozy restaurants fill the tree-lined streets of Dallas’ historic West End, making it a must-see destination on your travel itinerary. This 20-block entertainment district is also known for its vibrant nightlife, street festivals and block parties.
North Park Center offers more than 160 specialty stores and restaurants, including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Apple, and much more. Throughout the center are unique displays of art, including work by Andy Warhol, courtesy of the private collection of Raymond and Patsy Nasher.