Lexington offers a variety of retailers spread out all over town - but the real action is downtown, at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Waltham Street.  There you will find a thriving restaurant scene plus a nice mixture of gift shops, book stores, clothing stores, and local services

The center of Lexington  includes the famous historical Green, and a thriving community of shops.  It is very clean and attractive with many flowers and seasonal decorations.  Many shops, restaurants and stores have been there for years. 

Suggest that visitors stop at the following fine stores located on Massachusetts Avenue:

Signature Stationary - This store carries a variety of high quality stationary items, as well as games, puzzles, fine pens, travel items, and unique small gifts.  The owners are very helpful.

Valentines - A lovely gift store that carries fine glass, jewelry, up-scale infant and toddler clothing, and fine soaps and bath gels, and unique greeting cards..  It's easy to spend an hour browsing here.  The special gift wrapping is free and makes the gift look extra special. When you leave, treat yourself to ice cream from next store. 

Crafty Yankee - Another nice gift store that carries a wide variety of jewelry made by local artists, glass, and souveniers  of Lexington..

Candy Castle - Good variety of candy sold by the piece, by the bag, and fine chocolates.  Also ice cream, including many flavors of soft serve and yogurt .