It’s the holiday season, which means that travelers are shopping all over the country. We rounded up some of the best shopping destinations in the United States:
Connecting Boston’s Back Bay, Fenway, and Downtown neighborhoods, Newbury Street is the city’s most famous shopping destination. Beginning across the street from the stunning Boston Public Gardens, it consists of countless red-brick-and-mortars housing internationally renowned brands like Nike, LuluLemon, Patagonia, and Ralph Lauren. To break up a day of shopping, stop off at Trident Booksellers & Cafe for lunch.
New York, NY
One of the most famous retail destinations in the world, Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue is the epitome of high-end shopping. The original Saks Fifth Avenue attracts with flashy jewelry, with other famous landmarks like Bergdorf Goodman and Henri Bendel on the avenue. Shoppers can take a walk along the shops (right now they’re exhibiting world-famous holiday window displays) and segue to other nearby institutions like MoMa, Times Square, and Central Park.
Located across East River from Manhattan, Bedford Avenue is the retail-mecca of Brooklyn’s wildly popular Williamsburg neighborhood. Emblematic of the area’s hipster identity, it’s filled with high-end, independent shops as well as contemporary restaurants. Grab yourself a 1920’s style bowler at Goorin Bros. Hat Shop, or find some unique jewelry and designer trinkets at Catbird.
Located just north of Penn’s Landing along the Delaware River, Old City in Philadelphia is known as America’s most historic square mile. It has historic restaurants, pubs, art galleries, and shopping. Upscale shoppers can find sophisticated fashion at shops like Third Street Habit LLC and Scarlett Alley. Philadelphia Independents and Old City T-Shirts are great spots for gifts like greeting cards, t-shirts, and hats.
The Lincoln Road Mall
Miami Beach, FL
Just a five-minute drive from the world-class sands of South Beach, The Lincoln Road Mall is a sprawling, modern collection of shops and restaurants. Whether you need a last-minute bathing suit or a gift for your loved ones back home, Lincoln Road has what you need. Check out local apparel shops like Coltorti Miami, and shop major brands like Victoria’s Secret and Vogue Italia during your next visit.