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