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Address: Back Bay, Boston, MA 02105
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Boston's chic shopping address mixes elegant boutiques with funky salons...

Boston's chic shopping address mixes elegant boutiques with funky salons and trendy galleries.

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Great walk to observe people, shops and food!

An easy walk from our hotel, a casual walk to see shops, housing styles, restaurants and people watch. Something for everyone!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Yorba Linda, California
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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An easy walk from our hotel, a casual walk to see shops, housing styles, restaurants and people watch. Something for everyone!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A beautifully tree lined street with plenty of shopping restaurants and cafes. Very touristy and crowded but definitely worth it.

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Lakes Region, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a nice opportunity to window shop and dream about the things we wanted but couldn't quite afford! If you love to shop, this is the premium place to go. High end shops and restaurants to grab a bite and regroup. Pick a nice day and take your time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lively, bustling, classy avenue with cafes, galleries, shopping of all kinds and a price tag to match. Quality for the well healed.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Newbury Street was filled with pedestrians walking the different shops. It was fun of activity and filled with many quant and many high end stores. It was great to be amongst the hussle and bussle of the city. Be warned though, it will be very touristy. So if you are not in the mood for that, go some other place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Newbury Street is filled with high-end retailers and restaurants. There is something for everyone. Enjoy a long leisurely walk while doing some window shopping.

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tons and tons of high end shopping. Several art galleries and restaurants and many spas and salons. We stayed on Newbury, it's a great location.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Newbury Street is very fun and a great family and shopping experience. There has even been talk of making the street pedestrian-only!

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Lakewood, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely shops, nice weather and a good variety of shops and restaurants. Had a wonderful time walking around post dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at The Marriott Copley Place and then walked to Newbury Street. We had a lovely lunch outside at a cafe and then walked to the boutiques. One in particular was Alexis Bittar jewelry and the manager couldn't have been any nicer. I would highly recommend this area while in Boston, another being the Quincy Market, Faneuil Hall..lots of... More 

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Staying in Back Bay

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.