Comfort Suites Austin Airport
7501 E. Ben White Blvd.
Austin, TX 78741
Phone: (512) 386-6000
Fax: (512) 386-6001
This well-known store has been filling the western wear needs of Texans for many years. Both locals and visitors come here to find authentic cowboy boots and western hats, belts, shirts, and much more. This is also a fully stocked rustic superstore with all kinds of supplies like hardware, farm equipment, housewares, fishing gear, feed and seed among them. Customers can always expect old-fashioned, friendly service, which makes even the city folk feel right at home.
For your next day-out at the Lady Bird Lake, rent out paddling equipment from Austin Paddle Sports SUP Rentals. This shop provides excellent implements from and takes care of all your paddling needs. Known for Stand Up Paddling, it even offers lessons for first-timers as well as lake tours. Head to the store to procure some SUP gear and enroll for paddling class to master the waters.
Farmer's markets have fresh food, but you need to get there early. A grocery store has variety and value, but the quality of the products may not suit your requirements. Neither of the places may deliver to you. What do you do? Contact Greenling. Greenling supports local farms and makes the organic foods movement accessible to all. Every aspect of the online shopping cart can be customized, and the delivery day is area dependent. Greenling offers variety, quality, value and delivery, all on one platter. And the platter's organic too!
Although a head shop first and foremost, Oat Willie's has other trinkets and knick-knacks. The smell of New Age herbs, oils, and incense permeate the store, while the music of the 90s fills the air. Hats and clothing fabricated from hemp adorn the racks in front of a display showcasing posters for sale (Bob Marley album covers, Japanese wood prints, etc.).
In business since 1966, this one-of-a-kind shop stocks hip, everyday clothing, along with more daring items and costume accessories. The selection of lingerie ranges from retro-inspired feminine pieces like garter belts and teddies to edgier leather and vinyl intimates. Other merchandise includes Mary Jane-style shoes, Greek sandals, lots of costume jewelry and mix-and-match swimsuit separates. There are even some items for men, such as silk boxer shorts and swim trunks. Long known for its supply of outrageous makeup and wigs, it now has a full-scale costume shop next door.
Only in Austin, especially in the hipster zip code of 78704, will you find a liquor store & tobacconist connected to an Indian Cafe & Grocery Shop. Even though it is a small, independent store, Beverage World has quite an impressive selection, selling everything from gin and bourbon to liqueurs and worldly wines. Setting itself apart from the other "non-chain" liquor shops, Beverage World hosts tastings every Thurs. - Sat. from 4p to 8p. Sign up for their newsletter for more details!
Whip In has Indian-infused breakfast items available until 2 p.m., perfect for late risers. Naan (Indian flatbread), scrambled eggs, cheese and your choice of chutney (a spiced, Indian condiment) makes up the breakfast naan (cilantro chutney is rather appetizing). As if that wasn't enough, they also have an impressive beer selection on tap, a vegan/vegetarian grocery aisle, a wine and beer area, and a tobacconist with Indian candles & incense.
Located in East Austin, Charm School Vintage is a fun shop to check out while you're out shopping for a new outfit. They boast of an impressive assortment of unique, vintage accessories and clothing, each with a history. Customers will also find a good selection of shoes, home decor items, and paintings from past eras.
Salt & Time is a butcher shop and delicatessen that sources high-quality meat from Texan ranches. The smoked meats, salumi and steaks are available in standard as well as rare cuts. Some of their suppliers include Texas Hill Country Olive Oil and Vinegars, Cuvée Coffee, Windy Hill Farm Eggs, Mill-King Dairy Whole Milk and Confituras Jams. At the restaurant, guests can savour farm-fresh food and sample the meats before buying them. This shop also frequently conducts classes in sausage making, meat curing and cutting for beginners. The hours of operation vary for the store and the restaurant; check the website for more details.
Gypsy Lounge hosts a variety of events, including afternoon art shows and evening dance parties! Check out the website or contact the venue for more information on the event schedule.
Browse through a range of office furniture and supplies at Top Warehouse. This hidden gem is a wonderful place to chance upon and provides a brilliant customer service that makes you feel completely at home. The staff at this expansive storehouse will deliver your equipment right to your doorstep at no additional cost. Match your furniture and cabinets with the new and second-hand pieces that its collection sports.
Cross the river from downtown and enter the wonderful South Congress Avenue District. Browse through its many shops and check out eateries that tantalize the taste buds and the pocketbooks. Check out Uncommon Objects, a wonderful import and knick knack shop, or The Armadillo Market, which carries everything Texas. For the famished shopper, there are more than enough options: Tex-Mex at Guerro's or the eclectic Magnolia Café are all favorites with the locals. After a cup of coffee or lunch, you should browse the retro resale shops along the avenue.