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Boston is not known for letting its hair down often, subsequently resulting in a smaller market for titillating adult boutiques than say, NYC or San Francisco. A quick survey reveals that we do in fact have some local destinations to comfortably seek out a sex-positive shopping experience. And per usual, we're mapping them!

For example, Marky Mark isn't the only Bostonian who wants "Good Vibrations"—the well-manicured Brooklike 'hood of Coolidge Corner has a shop of the same name. Meanwhile, folks down in Providence get their kicks from the highly-regarded Mister Sister. Did we miss any explicit goodies in the Greater Boston area? Dish in the comments.

For more non-skeevy sex shops around the country, check out our guides to Philly, Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, or browse online with the help of Racked National.


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1. Condom World

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332 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 267-7233
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Condom World is a Newbury Street landmark, with a subterranean space on the last block of the street—quite the contrast from the luxury boutiques of the first block. Note: they sell much more than condoms, but they have plenty of those too.

2. Sweet 'n Nasty

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90 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 266-7171
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Erotic baked goods trump any bachelorette favors from iParty. This specialist has been designing XXX cakes since 1976. Great for giggles.

3. Good Vibrations Brookline Store

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308 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 264-4400
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People head to Good Vibrations for an adult experience as polished as the neighborhood it calls home. Yelp reviewers report that there is a vibrator museum in-store.

4. Hubba Hubba

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534 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 492-9082
Apparently this Central Square shop stocks quite the selection of corsets and fetish gear, should that be your thing. Looking for a Halloween (or hey, Saturday night) look? They have the accessories for a dominatrix look.

5. Mister Sister

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268 Wickenden Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 421-6969
The tagline here is "More toys than the devil has sinners." Scandalous! Mister Sister has been described as having top-notch merch while being a "really homey sex shop." Sounds manageable, right?

1. Condom World

332 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02115
Condom World is a Newbury Street landmark, with a subterranean space on the last block of the street—quite the contrast from the luxury boutiques of the first block. Note: they sell much more than condoms, but they have plenty of those too.
332 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115

2. Sweet 'n Nasty

90 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Erotic baked goods trump any bachelorette favors from iParty. This specialist has been designing XXX cakes since 1976. Great for giggles.
90 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

3. Good Vibrations Brookline Store

308 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA 02446
People head to Good Vibrations for an adult experience as polished as the neighborhood it calls home. Yelp reviewers report that there is a vibrator museum in-store.
308 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446

4. Hubba Hubba

534 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
Apparently this Central Square shop stocks quite the selection of corsets and fetish gear, should that be your thing. Looking for a Halloween (or hey, Saturday night) look? They have the accessories for a dominatrix look.
534 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

5. Mister Sister

268 Wickenden Street, Providence, RI 02903
The tagline here is "More toys than the devil has sinners." Scandalous! Mister Sister has been described as having top-notch merch while being a "really homey sex shop." Sounds manageable, right?
268 Wickenden Street
Providence, RI 02903