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Shopping in Boston for the Out of Town Visitor - The Boston Shopping Venues that are the Most Recommended by Locals.

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Posted August 16th, 2012

A list with the most important Boston Shopping Venues where travelers can indulge in some serious Shopping in Boston.

Boston is not just a place for cultural Boston Events and for Sox games it is also a place ideal for Boston Shopping. If you are looking for some advice on Shopping in Boston, here are some great ideas to get you started. The following places are the most famous for the Boston Shopping you can do here.

#1 Newbury Street -Boston Shopping Destination
Upscale retail Boston Shops call Newbury Street their home. Locals consider this location as a great venue for Boston Shopping, so you should not overlook it, either.  Boston's most enchanting street. Eight blocks filled with salons, boutiques, and fabulous dining. Boston's Newbury Street has something for everyone.  Newbury Street shows an individuality and uniqueness that is lacking in so many other commercial districts.

Broad sidewalks, storefronts that extend into the sidewalk and street vendors all encourage a wide mix of people to traverse the street. Ultimately, Newbury Street embodies a rich urban and retail environment not often found in American cities. It is a destination certainly worth your further examination.

#2 The Shops at Prudential Center - 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199 | 617-236-3100
One of the most popular Boston Malls on the East Coast, The Shops at Prudential Center sit at the core of Shopping in Boston. Here you can indulge in much more than just Boston Shopping, as you can also enjoy great dining options. 

At The Shops at Prudential Center you'll find an array of unique Boston Shopping, including places like Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sephora, Vera Bradley and so many more shopping options. Plus you'll find a variety of popular activities, and Boston Restaurants such as Legal Sea Foods and 5 Napkin Burger, and it's all under one roof.  The Shops at Prudential Center. It should be the starting point of every Boston visit.

#3 Harvard Square
Another place to stop on your Boston Shopping spree is Harvard Square. Famous for its upscale Boston Shopping options, as well as fine dining and entertainment, Harvard Square is ideal for Shopping in Boston.

#4 Faneuil Hall Marketplace - 4 South Market Building,  Boston, MA 02109 | 617-523-1300
There is no Boston Shopping without Faneuil Hall Marketplace. The charm of the seaside is doubled by the quaint atmosphere of the old Boston Shops in this area. In the heart of Boston, Faneuil Hall Marketplace is adjacent to historic Faneuil Hall and is bordered by the Boston Financial District, the waterfront, the North End, Government Center and Haymarket. 

It's a well-traveled part of Boston's "Freedom Trail."  With so many things to do in Boston - a visit to Faneuil Hall should be on the top of your Boston to do list.

The Marketplace is a 5-minute walk to the New England Aquarium, The Children's Museum, The Old State House, and Paul Revere's House. Other Boston Attractions that are between 7-15 minutes away include The New State House, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Public Garden, Old North Church, The USS Constitution, and Fenway Park.

#5 Copley Place Mall (2 Copley Place, Boston, MA 02116 | 617-369-5025
High end Shopping in Boston has a name, and that is Copley Place Mall. The retail Boston Stores here carry the most famous designers’ names, such as Gucci.  Copley Place is Boston's most distinctive shopping destination with 75 fabulous Boston Shopping Stores including Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, Tiffany & Co., Jimmy Choo, Intimacy, Tourneau, Salvatore Ferragamo,  A|X Armani Exchange, Louis Vuitton, Emporio Armani, Christian Dior, Burberry and more. 

Copley Place is a concept unlike any other in the Boston area. Located on a 9.5-acre site, the upscale center includes 2 levels of Boston Shopping, Boston Restaurants and much more.

#6 Downtown Crossing
This Boston Shopping area is famous for the many sales that are organized regularly here all year round. You can shop for all kinds of merchandise when in the neighborhood.  Downtown Crossing is a Boston Shopping district that is a small but important part of downtown Boston, Massachusetts, located east of Boston Common and west of the Boston Financial District.

Boston's Downtown Crossing features large department stores as well as Boston Restaurants, Souvenir sellers, general retail stores, and a variety of street vendors. The section of Washington Street between Temple and Bromfield streets (and portions of Winter and Summer streets) are closed to most automobile traffic; pedestrians may walk freely in the street.

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