Boston

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Boston - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

Recommended Fodor’s Video

Sort by: 110 Recommendations {{numTotalPoiResults}} {{ (numTotalPoiResults===1)?'Recommendation':'Recommendations' }} 0 Recommendations
CLEAR ALL CLEAR ALL
Loading...
Loading...
  • 1. Bobby from Boston

    South End | Outlet/Discount Stores

    For years this hidden gem was kept on the down low—but the word's out about this two-room space filled with one-of-a-kind finds. Although the...Read More

  • 2. Boomerangs–Special Edition

    South End | Clothing

    Stepping into this cozy secondhand boutique feels like you could be in the salon of a very wealthy couple, who just happen to be unloading their...Read More

  • 3. Boston Public Market

    Government Center | Food/Candy

    Opened in 2015, this indoor, year-round market houses nearly four dozen vendors of locally sourced comestibles and goods that run the gamut...Read More

  • 4. Brookline Booksmith

    Books/Stationery

    Since 1961 this independent bookseller has anchored Harvard Street, and enriched the Coolidge Corner community with poetry readings, book clubs...Read More

  • 5. Harvard Coop Society

    Books/Stationery

    Begun in 1882 as a nonprofit service for students and faculty, the Coop is now managed by Barnes & Noble College, a separate entity that...Read More

  • 6. Leavitt & Peirce

    Harvard Square | Gifts/Souvenirs

    A throwback to another era, this storied tobacco shop has been in the same location since 1883, when it served as a clubby gathering spot for...Read More

  • 7. Shake the Tree

    North End | Specialty Stores

    Irresistible defines this one-stop shop brimming with an eclectic array of strappy dresses and tops, unique body products, bags, fun jewelry...Read More

  • 8. Society of Arts & Crafts

    Back Bay | Crafts

    More than a century old, this is the country's oldest nonprofit crafts organization. In addition to selling a fine assortment of ceramics, jewelry...Read More

  • 9. Abodeon

    Household Items/Furniture

    New York decorators come to town just to shop this incredible collection of 20th- and 21st-century modern housewares, both newly produced classic...Read More

  • 10. Alan Bilzerian

    Back Bay | Clothing

    Satisfying the Euro crowd, this store sells luxe men's and women's clothing by such fashion darlings as Yohji Yamamoto and Ann Demeulemeester. ...Read More

  • 11. Alpha Gallery

    South End | Art Galleries

    This gallery specializes in paintings, drawings, watercolors, and mixed media works from contemporary American and foreign artists. It also...Read More

  • 12. Anne Fontaine

    Back Bay | Clothing

    You can never have too many white shirts—especially if they're designed by this Parisienne. The simple, sophisticated designs are mostly executed...Read More

  • 13. Ars Libri Ltd.

    South End | Books/Stationery

    It's easy to be drawn into the rare and wonderful books on display here. The airy space is filled with tomes on photography and architecture...Read More

  • 14. Barbara Krakow Gallery

    Back Bay | Art Galleries

    Emerging and established regional and international artists fill the walls here. Mediums include contemporary painting, photography, drawing...Read More

  • 15. Barnes & Noble

    Back Bay | Books/Stationery

    Inside the Prudential Center this large branch of the popular bookseller chain carries a diverse selection of hardcovers and paperbacks, American...Read More

  • 16. Barneys New York

    Back Bay | Department Stores

    Tucked inside Copley Place, Boston's denizens scope the lofty, two-story space to load up on cutting-edge lines like Comme des Garçons and Nina...Read More

  • 17. Bella Santé

    Back Bay | Spa/Beauty

    For top-notch facials, body scrubs, and massages, as well as medical-grade treatments and peels, head to this elegant, tranquil day spa. In...Read More

  • 18. Betsy Jenney

    Back Bay | Clothing

    Ms. Jenney herself might easily wait on you in this small, personal store, where the well-made, comfortable lines cater to women who cannot...Read More

  • 19. Black Ink Boston

    Beacon Hill | Gifts/Souvenirs

    A wall full of rubber stamps stretches above unusual candles, cookie jars, and other home accessories and gift items. Need a rubber peanut eraser...Read More

  • 20. Brattle Book Shop

    Downtown | Books/Stationery

    The late George Gloss built this into Boston's best used- and rare-book shop. Today his son Kenneth fields queries from passionate book lovers...Read More

No shopping Results

Please try a broader search, or expore these popular suggestions:

Around the Web