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Hilton's Tent City

Hilton's Tent City

Hilton's Tent City has been selling all of the outdoor equipment needed for any activity since 1947. Visit their new location in Central Square for clothing, tents, bags and packs, footwear and more.

Hilton's Tent City has evolved from military surplus to general outdoors to specialty backpacking, to everyday outerwear for the wicked Boston, er... Cambridge climate and beyond. It has grown into the most eclectic mix of gear and equipment imaginable all thanks to its late-founder Irving Liss. They stock over a bazillion items in the store plus hire seasoned, outdoor enthusiasts who are the most knowledgeable staff anywhere in the outdoor industry. They use every product they sell and can give a detailed demonstration of how to use it, as well as offer pros, cons and alternatives. They're no fuss, no baloney and always willing to help!


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565 Massachusetts Ave.

Cambridge, MA 02139

Central Square

(617) 227-9242