Boston Travel Guide

Although tiny, A Matter of Face is the place to go for cosmetics and skincare in Boston’s North End. The boutique is filled with products for both men and women, ranging from colorful makeup to shaving products to essential oils.

This 200-acre family farm is a go-to destination for fresh produce, homemade meals, and unusual gifts crafted by local artisans.

This eclectic museum occupies a meticulous replica of a Venetian palazzo and showcases an unparalleled collection of old masters, Gothic tapestries, and Renaissance furniture.

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.

This storefront on Charles Street in historic Beacon Hill has become a favorite with locals for unique jewelry, gifts, and home accessories. Hand-picked by owner Paul Niski, Good’s merchandise spans both the globe and history.

Mirroring its eclectic North End location, this quirky boutique is owned by interior design guru and former National Geographic TV producer Nikki Dalrymple.

Located in Harvard Square, this 125-seat performance venue has been hosting some of the best live folk and acoustic musicians since 1958.

Rock anthem lyrics scrawled across the ceiling and cocktail tables decorated with the familiar faces of celebrity rockers set the stage at this music-themed club.

Easily recognizable by its lavender-colored façade, Christina’s is a popular spot for homemade ice cream. Located in Inman Square between Harvard and MIT, the small shop is decorated with exposed brick, antique church pews, and displays of local art.

This boutique has monochromatic clothes by up-and-coming designers like Thread Social and Nili Lotan.

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.

The sweet and savory creations of Pastry Chef/Owner Joanne Chang and her talented staff have made Flour Bakery + Café a Boston institution.

People began settling Boston’s North End in 1630's, making it the city's oldest residential area.

Just a 10-minute walk from Quincy Market, this appropriately acclaimed showcase of sea life sits on Central Wharf overlooking Boston Harbor.