Best of Boston

2020 Best Outdoor Store

Hilton’s Tent City

Whether you’re searching for the perfect pair of hiking boots to trek through the White Mountains or a new water bottle to bring to your barre class, you’ll find the gear you need for adventures of any size at this Central Square storefront. In fact, with tents, tools, and headlamps stretching as far as the eye can see, navigating the massive selection here can feel like an expedition of its own—good thing patient staffers are there to guide you.

565 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-227-9242,