Massachusetts stores stand ready to help with specialty shopping

Massachusetts is a creative place with lots of fun things to do for people on vacation . It is also well-stocked with artists and crafts people who want to present their unique goods to visitors.
Enjoy a long, leisurely stroll through specialty store like those you will find at Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market in Boston or at the gorgeous gift shops of the state’s many art and science and history museums. Go home with memorable gifts for yourself and friends!

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Faneuil Hall Marketplace - Boston, MA - Photo Credit Brian Dusza
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

1 South Market Street Boston, MA, 02109 Phone: 617-523-1300

Faneuil Hall Marketplace rests adjacent to historic Faneuil Hall, which was built by merchant Peter Faneuil in 1742 and is now a prominent stop on The Freedom Trail. It began in 1764 as “The Cradle of Liberty. Sam Adams and the Sons of Liberty rallied colonists to assert their independence during the American Revolution. Today it’s Boston’s central meeting place. The Marketplace is a treasure trove for shopping and dining in the Greek Revival-style Quincy Market filled with 45 international eateries and the flanking North and South Market buildings with 80 specialty shops.