Must-see shopping in Massachusetts

  • Sandwich Auction House

    Cape Cod

    This homespun auction house handles estate sales, where you might find anything from antique Sandwich glass to old Elvis albums. Auctions are held two to…

  • Four Winds Craft Guild


    Head here for the island's largest selection of Nantucket lightship baskets. Highly prized, they command a premium, with the smallest baskets beginning at…

  • Red Wagon

    Beacon Hill & Boston Common

    The Red Wagon carries adorable, unusual outfits for small tykes, as well as books and toys for kids up to age seven. Upstairs, you'll find sweet and sassy…

  • Eldred's

    Cape Cod

    The high roller on the antique auction scene, Eldred's specializes in fine arts and appraised antiques. Five-figure bids here barely raise an eyebrow. It…

  • Liquor Locker


    You can't purchase alcohol in Rockport or in the surrounding villages, as they are 'dry.' Many restaurants allow you to bring your own, so you can stock…

  • Domar Antiques

    Cape Cod

    This place is small but worth visiting, especially for those with an interest in antique Asian prints and ceramics, 19th-century paintings and Native…

  • Jet Set

    Kenmore Square & Fenway

    Here's a stylish little spot, selling all-natural products for beauty and self-care. Most importantly, the healthy products are available in travel size,…

  • Yankee Ingenuity

    Cape Cod

    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…

  • North Tisbury Farm and Market

    Martha's Vineyard

    Stop by this well-stocked market for organic and specialty foods from around the world, with plenty from farms around the island.

  • Condom World

    Back Bay

    It doesn't quite live up to its name, but there's a decent selection of condoms in all sizes, colors and textures. And for the easily amused:…

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