Shopping

Shopping in Boston offers something for everyone—classic and cutting-edge, high-end and handmade, with international and local appeal. Here you’ll find large malls, small shops, national department stores, outdoor markets, and exclusive boutiques.

Boston Shopping Areas

  • The Back Bay neighborhood is home to dozens of galleries, shops, and boutiques; chic Newbury Street is a world-famous destination
  • The Prudential Center and Copley Place malls house numerous stores, including Neiman Marcus, Barney’s New York, and Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall Marketplace are home to shops, boutiques, pushcarts, and a food court, especially welcoming to tourists
  • Harvard Square in Cambridge is known for its numerous bookstores, quirky boutiques, ethnic shops, and college-themed stores

Fresh produce is on sale every weekened at the open-air fruit and vegetable stands in Haymarket Square, located right next door to Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall Marketplace at the Haymarket T Stop on both the Green and Orange Lines of the MBTA.