The attractive South Shore Plaza shopping mall, located in Braintree to the south of Boston, offers a nice mix of affordable and upscale stores and shops.
In synch with its suburban setting, this popular Boston shopping mall offers an especially good choice of kid-friendly options such as Build-A-Bear and GameStop if you're buying for children and teens.
Nordstrom, Lord & Taylor, Macy's, and Sears anchor this popular 2-floor mall south of Boston. You'll also find an excellent Sears Automotive here.
In addition, you can also shop in 180 other shops and boutiques in this popular Braintree shopping destination.
For women's and men's clothing, you'll find Filene's Basement, J. Crew, Banana Republic, Aeropostale, Hollister, Gap, and more.
Women's fashion choices also include Cache, Ann Taylor, Charlotte Russe, Express, J. Jill, Talbots, The Limited, and H&M, and many others.
Children's clothing to buy? You can shop at favorites such as BabyGap/Gap Kids, Stride Rite, The Children's Place, The Limited Too, Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Gymboree. You'll even find just their size at Crocs.
Accessories galore about at places like PacSun, Aldo, The Icing, Zumiez, Urban Behavior, and Coach.
For home furnishings, Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Brookstone, and Crate & Barrel will give you many stylish choices.
You'll find a large number of favorite restaurants and pubs.
Reward yourself for successful shopping with at Rock Bottom Brewery, Brigham's Restaurant, 99 Restaurant and Pub, Joe's American Bar and Grill, and Uno Chicago Grill.
Or feast at The Cheesecake Factory and Legal Sea Foods.
Too busy to linger over a meal? Zip by the food court for something fast . . . or stop by Teavana, Gloria Jean's Coffee Bean, or Lindt Chocolate for take-home goodies.
Location: 250 Granite Street (intersection of Route 3 and Interstate 93), Braintree, MA
More information: 781-843-8200; website (search on "South Shore")
Parking: Free outdoor parking lot
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