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…
Top Choice Homewares in Weston

Vermont Country Store

People come from far and wide to Weston's famed Vermont Country Store, a time warp from a simpler era when goods were made to last, and quirky products had a home. Here you’ll discover taffeta slips, Tangee lipstick…
Top Choice Books in Manchester

Northshire Bookstore

Forming both the geographic and the intellectual center of the Manchester community, this thriving independent bookstore is the best in Vermont, with a sprawling collection of titles on every subject imaginable (inc…
Top Choice Mall in Norwich

Tanger Outlet Mall

Within the Foxwoods Casino complex, this outlet mall has something for everyone, featuring a huge selection of brand-name fashions, accessories and homewares at seriously discounted prices. Check the website to gawk…
Top Choice Sports & Outdoors in Freeport

LL Bean Flagship Store

A 10ft-tall Bean Boot sits outside the flagship LL Bean store. Although a hundred other stores have joined it in Freeport, the wildly popular LL Bean is still the epicenter of town and one of the most popular touris…
Top Choice Vintage in South End & Chinatown

Bobby From Boston

Bobby is one of Boston’s coolest cats. Men from all over the greater Boston area come to the South End to peruse Bobby’s amazing selection of classic clothing from another era. This is stuff that your grandfather wo…
Top Choice Books in Streetcar Suburbs

Brookline Booksmith

Year after year, this independent bookstore wins ‘Best Bookstore in Boston.’ Customers love the line-up of author talks and poetry readings, the emphasis on local writers and the Used Book Cellar in the basement. Ex…
Top Choice Antiques in Litchfield Hills

Housatonic Trading Company

Housed in a sprawling antique barn, this funky unpretentious dealer has an eclectic mix of antiques, fashion, fun stuff, furniture, books and bric-a-brac spanning decades and at reasonable prices.
Top Choice Maps in Cambridge

Ward Maps

If you’re into maps, you’ll be into Ward Maps. They have an incredible collection of original antique and reproduction maps, with a special focus on Boston, Cambridge and Somerville. What’s more, they print the maps…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Cambridge


Tayrona is named for an ancient indigenous culture that inhabited the mountains of Colombia. But the items that Tayrona carries are by no means limited to South American–influenced styles. The jewelry runs the gamut…