Bobbles and Lace, Central St., Wellesley, Mass.
Irresistibles, Central St., Wellesley, Mass.
Gap, Central St., Wellesley, Mass.

Winter Sales in Downtown Wellesley, Massachusetts

Wellesley, Mass.

Winter Sales in Downtown Wellesley, Massachusetts

Welcome to Scenic Shopping! Our feature town today is Wellesley, Massachusetts. Wellesley is a thriving residential shopping district with the historic Village Church in the town square and the Wellesley College campus nearby. Even though it's cold outside, Wellesley is a great place to explore for sales and discounts at this time of year, though some of the high end stores are still pricey. Several women's and children's clothing shops, gift shops, jewelry stores, and galleries are all within walking distance in the downtown shopping area. A few chain stores reside in the downtown, such as Eileen Fisher and GapKids. Take a break and warm up at Starbucks or Pete's Coffee. J.P. Lick's has warm beverages like cider and hot chocolate as well as (More)

Comina, Washington St., Wellesley, Mass.
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Ice Sculpture, First Night 2012, Boston, Ma.

Winter Festivals

Several New England winter festivals can keep you busy through the cold weather months. Sleigh rides, ice sculptures, winter farmers' markets are some of the activities happening in Scenic Shopping towns and areas.

Outdoor Ice Skating

Ice skating outdoors is a fun, invigorating activity for young and old alike. It is great exercise and brings a new appreciation for hot chocolate when you leave the ice. Snow on the trees adds to the beauty of these outdoor scenes, and most rinks are inexpensive or free. Many offer skate rentals too. These Scenic Shopping locales offer outdoor ice skating when the weather gets cold. Check these links to websites or call before heading out!

Frog Pond Ice Skating Rink, Boston Common, Boston, Ma.
North Conway Village with view of Cranmore Mountain Resort, Main St., White Mtn. Hwy., North Conway, N.H.

Downhill & Cross Country Skiing

Here are just a few of the Scenic Shopping towns that have nearby downhill skiing, cross country skiing or both.

Toadstool Bookshop, Peterborough, N.H.
Bank Square Books, Mystic, Ct.
Mystery On Main St. bookstore, Brattleboro, Vt.
Concord Bookshop, Concord, Massachusetts

Indie Book Stores

Snuggle up this winter with recommended reads from the staff of these independent bookstores in Scenic Shopping towns. These indies are open year round and also have online stores. Check with the booksellers to confirm shipping dates. You can find new, used, rare and special interest books among these sellers.