Massachusetts is the home to Yankee Candles which are sold all over the country in Yankee Candle retail locations as well as in specialty gift shops and also in shops like Bed Bath and Beyond and Linens and Things. They are in my opinion the only candles to buy. The scents are strong and delightful and they burn for hours and hours. They can't be beat. I was thrilled to learn while visiting Sturbridge, MA that there was a Yankee Candle Outlet Store next door to their Yankee Candle retail location. The outlet sells seconds and overruns and out of season items. The best time to buy is on holiday weekends because the outlet usually has awesome sales with even more substantial markdowns. I like to stock up on them for gifts as you really can't tell them apart from the first rate ones in the store next door! So, if you are ever in central Massachusetts, be sure to visit this outlet, you won't be disappointed! And, if not, its worth the money to try a Yankee Candle anyway. You'll never want to burn any other kind of candle!