Back Bay

Back Bay Travel Guide

In an imposing Georgian mansion on Newbury Street, Louis Boston is a local institution with international import. With only four floors, the store is small and carefully considered.

Taking up an entire, five-story building in Boston’s fashionable Back Bay, this Newbury Street day spa features natural wood accents, fresh flowers, and natural light, allowing the space to exude a clean, relaxing vibe.

The name doesn’t lie: this chic women’s shop is the place to find a perfect party dress—as well as comfortable but stylish T-shirts. Beautiful pieces by hard-to-find designers, such as Vanessa Bruno and Lyell, fill the racks in the muted pink showroom.

At Envi, eco-friendly clothing designs from Stewart & Brown and Edun, and shoes by Terra Plana, prove that chic and green are not mutually exclusive.

This clubby, sophisticated hotel bar is a singles hot spot—and Boston's best place to sample artisanal cocktails.

As the tallest building in Boston, the John Hancock Tower is hard to miss. Designed by Henry N.