Top Choice Books in Pioneer Valley

Montague Bookmill

This place promises 'books you don't need in a place you can't find.' Luckily, both claims are slightly exaggerated. Housed in a converted cedar gristmill from 1842, the bookmill's maze of rooms are packed with used…
Shoes in Boston

New Balance Factory Store

Run like the wind…to the New Balance Factory Store for comfortable, supportive running shoes at discounted prices. Runners rejoice over these shoes, but regular people wear them, too. This gymnasium-sized store also…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Provincetown

Marine Specialties

This quirky, cavernous shop (known more commonly as the 'army navy store') sells kitsch and also really cool stuff: flip-flops, swimsuits, beach and surf wear, army/navy surplus, firefighters' coats, lobster traps a…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Provincetown

Shop Therapy

Downstairs, it's patchouli, tie-dyed clothing and X-rated bumper stickers. But everyone gravitates to the upstairs level, where the sex toys are wild enough to make an Amsterdam madam blush. Parents, you'll need to …
Arts & Crafts in Provincetown


The name says it all: jewelry, pottery, books and music by female artists from across America.
Market in Wellfleet

Wellfleet Flea Market

One time-honored throwback in this town is the Wellfleet Flea Market, held in summer at the drive-in. This is the largest flea market on the Cape, with 200 dealers selling everything from antiques to newly made obje…
Clothing in Chatham

Blue Water Fish Rubbings

Classy cotton beachwear and T-shirts are painted by a Chatham artist using rubbings of actual fish, lobsters and seashells, in the style of Japanese gyotaku.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Chatham

Yankee Ingenuity

Full of surprises, from Russian nesting dolls and quirky glass jewelry to elegant pottery and dramatic photos of the Cape. It stays open until 9pm on summer evenings.
Art in Nantucket Town

Artists Association of Nantucket

Browse the eclectic works of over 200 Nantucket artists who exhibit at this association gallery. Families with budding artists should inquire about the summer programs – art classes are arranged for adults (from pai…
Market in Northampton

Thornes Marketplace

This behemoth with the green awnings takes up a large chunk of Main St between Pleasant St and Old South St in the town center. The historic building houses an urban mall that contains an array of boutiques, student…