Fill Your Bags to the Brim at Boston's Best Malls, Shopping Centers

Convenience, accessibility, and a vast selection are the perks of Boston's best malls and shopping centers. With on-site parking available at most, you can easily enter and exit, and make trips to your car in-between to drop off bags, and do your walking from store to store rather than across the city's landscape. Local malls tend to be quite large and filled with many retailers from small specialty shops you may discover to the large chains that you know and love. With no sales tax on clothes, a wardrobe update is a must while shopping in Boston. Malls and centers are filled with stores for every budget; places like CambridgeSide Galleria are inner city malls with lots to offer. While the suburban Natick Mall has a mix of high-brow stores to serve the fanciest of desires as well as retailers known for their low priced yet fashionable goods. While the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets allow you to bargain shop for designer goods in an outdoor arena. Should you desire food or drink while you shop, you can easily enjoy one of the varied food offerings which range from sit down restaurants and fast casual take out stops to food courts and snack bars. Check out the wide variety at places like Faneuil Hall or the malls that live not too far outside the city. Indoors and outdoors, there's a bounty to be had.

Assembly Row
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When you want to enjoy an outdoor outlet shopping experience close to Boston with great restaurants and other entertainment, make your way to Assembly Row. Here you'll find a lifestyle concept like no other because they offer more than just...  Read More

Outside the City
Burlington Mall
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The Burlington Mall is always busy, and for good reason. It is packed with the best places to shop and eat; it offers free parking, a climate controlled interior, and is just a bit North West of Boston. The Burlington Mall is big enough without...  Read More

Outside the City


Shop the South Shore Plaza for a climate controlled experience less than 20 minutes south of Boston's center. This multi-level mall has it all: excellent places to eat and drink, department stores and smaller more specialized shops as well as...  Read More

Copley Place
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Copley Place located in the Back Bay, offers high-end stores with a variety of quality merchandise. This indoor shopping "mall" is a sight to see. The two story design with extra wide walkways allows guests to enjoy the space while shopping at...  Read More



A Boston social and commercial centerpiece since 1742, Faneuil Hall was originally established as a market for merchants, fishermen and vendors. It later hosted inspirational appearances by prominent figures like Samuel Adams and George...  Read More



Wrentham Village Premium Outlets was built with bargain hunters in mind. Wrentham Village Premium Outlet Center is home to one hundred and seventy high end retail outlets, all offering reduced pricing on their premium goods. Less than an hour...  Read More

The Mall at Chestnut Hill
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If you're looking to spend an afternoon shopping while in Boston, The Mall at Chestnut Hill is wonderful the place to go. Visitors here peruse merchandise from classic retailers, including Apple, Coach, Gymboree, Bloomingdale's, Crate &...  Read More



The Natick Mall is the largest mall around. Home to two hundred retail stores, the Natick Mall is anchored by lavish retailers like Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom as well as affordable stores such as JC Penney and Sears. The Natick Mall's...  Read More

The Shops at Prudential Center
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Billed as one of the Northeast's top shopping destinations, the exclusive Prudential Center offers well over 75 retail establishments, including Barnes & Noble, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lacoste, Lord & Taylor, and Club Monaco. The mall also...  Read More



Hip, contemporary CambridgeSide is an indoor mall that draws locals for easy indoor shopping at all the shops you love: Ann Taylor, Gap, Victoria's Secret, Best Buy, Banana Republic, Old Navy, and J Crew. Easily accessible by MBTA, Boston area...  Read More


Meet Jessica Polizzotti

Born and raised in Boston, Jessica knows her city like the back of her hand.  Always looking to uncover something new, Jessica keeps up on the latest and greatest Boston offerings. 

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