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Shop ‘Til You Drop: Best Cities for a Shopping Trip

One of the best parts of traveling the country is discovering all the opportunities and personality a city has to offer. Every city has something that makes them special. Some places are historical, others offer great natural areas, and others are a diverse and thriving hub of culture. If you travel to any of the following cities, though, you’ll find unique, bustling shopping scenes that can entice any traveler. If you’re looking for a fun way to spend your hard-earned money, shop ‘til you drop at some of the best cities for a shopping trip.

New York City

New York City offers so much to do that you’ll need to keep coming back for more. That said, you have to dedicate at least one trip to all the great shopping opportunities. As a hub of culture and fashion on par with Paris, Milan, and other iconic international cities, New York offers some of the best big-name retailers and lowkey markets in the world. Wander down Fifth Avenue to visit some of the biggest names in fashion and beauty. Look for vintage treasures in East Village. You can even explore the market at Brooklyn Flea to find hidden treasures of every shape and style.

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Boston draws visitors with its rich history and seaside charm, but you can’t ignore the city’s enthusiastic retail scene. Whether you want to spend the day at a massive mall or explore charming boutiques off the beaten path, Boston’s markets make it one of the best cities for a shopping trip. Stroll down Newbury Street to explore famous designer boutiques. Alternatively, head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace for the gift shops, street performers, and more.

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Most people head to Colorado for the mountains, but don’t let that fool you. You can find endless art, culture, and, yes, shopping in the state’s capital. Denver’s shopping opportunities include expansive outdoor malls, charming boutiques, and even historical outlets. From souvenirs to Western goods and everything in between, there’s always treasure to find in Denver’s shopping scene. While you’re at it, don’t forget to explore the award-winning craft breweries that fill the city.

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