NEARBY

Downtown Shelburne Falls (4 miles)
Bridge of Flowers, Glacial Potholes, Lamson Factory Store, Trolley Museum, Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley (circa 1906, candlepin) Molly Cantor Pottery, Artists Co-op, Salmon Falls Gallery

Deerfield (10 miles)
Historic Deerfield Village, Yankee Candle, The Bement School, Deerfield Academy, Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory

Charlemont (11 miles)
Berkshire East Mountain Resort: Zip Line Canopy Tour, Mountain Coaster, Whitewater Rafting, Thunder Mountain Bike Park, Ski Area, Hail To The Sunrise, Mohawk State Forest, world-renowned trout fishing and tubing on the Deerfield River

Goshen (19 miles)
Three Sisters Sanctuary, Institute for the Musical Arts, D.A.R. State Forest

Northampton (24 miles)
Smith College, Academy of Music Theatre, Calvin Theater, Look Park

Amherst (25 miles)
University of Massachusetts, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Eric Carle Museum, Emily Dickinson Museum

North Adams (30 miles)
Hairpin Turn, Mass MOCA, Mount Greylock, Western Gateway Heritage State Park

Williamstown (35 miles)
Williams College, Clark Art Institute, Williamstown Theatre Festival

Pittsfield (43 miles)
Berkshire Museum, Colonial Theatre, Onota and Pontoosuc Lakes, Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, Barrington Stage Company, Hancock Shaker Village



ACTIVITIES

Despite being located “in the woods” there is no shortage of fun stuff to do out here. A few suggestions…

OUTDOOR

Adventure East – Outdoor Activities Guides in Sunderland
America’s Switzerland – views and trails by Wigwam Western Summit
Apex Orchards – a few miles east, farm store, orchards, and great views
Barton Cove – canoe and kayak rentals, good fishing 
Berkshire East – Zip lines, bike park, mountain coaster, rafting, skiing
Crab Apple Whitewater – Rafting on the Deerfield River
D.A.R. State Forest – swimming and hiking in Goshen
Deerfield River – year-round trout fishing, tubing and kayaking
Elk On The Trail – landmark statue just before Whitcomb Summit
Goodnow’s Chip N Putt – 3 par short golf right down the Trail
Hail To The Sunrise – landmark statue across from Mohawk Park
Hairpin Turn – famous stretch of Rt 2 just before North Adams
High Ledges – around the corner, easy hike to spectacular lookout
Mohican Trail – hiking trails down the street near Aubuchon Hardware
Mt. Greylock – highest peak in Massachusetts
Poet’s Seat & Sachem Head – hiking trails in Greenfield
Mohawk Trail State Forest – fishing, hiking, tallest trees in the state
Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation – hike or drive up, awesome views
Savoy State Forest – fishing, swimming, hiking trails, waterfall
Three Sisters Sanctuary – sculpture garden/nature spot in Goshen
Wilcox Hollow – sweet little swimming and fishing hole 3 miles west
Zoar Outdoor – whitewater rafting and zip line canopy tours
Zoar Picnic Area – grills & tables, plus tubing/kayak put-in spot

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INDOOR

10Forward – experimental music and eclectic shows in Greenfield
Academy of Music – live music and theater in Northampton, circa 1891
Amherst Cinema – independent art house theater
Basketball Hall of Fame – Springfield hoops complex
Colonial Theater – live music and theater in downtown Pittsfield
The Drake – new live music venue in downtown Amherst
French King Bowling Center – candlepin lanes, bar & grill
Garden Cinema – first-run movies and old school classics
Hawks & Reed Performing Arts – live music, comedy, special events
Images Cinema – independent art house theater in Williamstown
Magic Wings – butterfly conservatory in Deerfield
Mullins Center – UMass venue for live sports and concerts
Shea Theater Arts Center – live music and shows in 1927 theater
Shelburne Falls Bowling Alley – candlepin lanes & bar, circa 1906

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MUSEUMS

The Clark – fine art masterpieces in Williamstown
Mass MOCA – modern art mecca in North Adams
Memorial Hall Museum – all about Historic Deerfield 
Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum – ride a vintage trolley and pumpcar
Mead Art Museum – international collection at Amherst College
Beneski Museum of Natural History – dinosaurs, minerals, meteors
Great Falls Discovery Center – state park and nature center 
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art – children’s book art in Amherst
Smith College Museum of Art – extensive international collection
Norman Rockwell Museum – all things Rockwell plus rotating exhibits
Berkshire Museum – natural history and diverse art exhibits in Pittsfield
The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home – historic home and estate in Lenox
Hermon Melville’s Arrowhead – historic homestead in Pittsfield
Springfield Museums – art, history, science, and Dr. Seuss
New Salem Museum – contemporary realist art

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SHOPPING

Support our neighbors on the Mohawk Trail!
Aubuchon Hardware – home goods and hardware
Avery’s General Store – groceries and gifts, since 1861
Catamount Traders – multivendor mecca plus tent sales
Cold River Package and Market – beer, wine, liquor, and snacks
Davenport’s Service Station – family owned full-serve gas with a smile
The Duck Pond – antiques and country crafts
Hager’s Farm Market – local produce, meats, ice cream
Happy Trails – beer, wine, liquor, and snacks
Sheepskin Outpost – all things sheepskin 
Shelburne Falls Farm Store – country supplies and local produce
Native Views – Tibetan crafts and gifts 
Overwatch Outpost – fishing, hunting, camping gear
Wigwam Western Summit – souvenirs, gifts, and drinks with a view

Downtown Shelburne Falls
A Heart For Art – local crafts, quilts, and artwork
Baker’s Pharmacy – since 1867, don’t miss the OG soda fountain!
Boswell’s Books – new and used books with a friendly cat mascot
Bridge Street Bazaar – unique clothing, shoes, hats, and jewelry
Lamson Factory Outlet Store – America’s oldest cutlery company 
McCusker’s Market – organic groceries and health food
Mo’s Fudge Factor – homemade chocolates, ice cream, and treats
Molly Cantor Pottery – locally made ceramics and artwork, plus classes
Nancy L. Dole Books – used books, collectables, and ephemera 
Rethreads – lightly used clothing and accessories
Salmon Falls Gallery – local artwork of all kinds
Shelburne Artisans’ Coop – local arts and crafts
Shelburne Falls Cork – curated wine shop for any budget
Trolley Stop Antiques – multi-dealer shop with lots of quirky finds
Wandering Moon – unique jewelry and handmade crafts

Greenfield, Turners Falls, and Beyond
Yankee Candle Village
John Doe Jr Records
His and Hers Comics
Ryan & Casey Liquors
Greenfield Games
Parker on Main
PLUM 413
Whitney Hill Antiques
Yesterday’s Antiques
Freight House Antiques
Innovintage Place
Pippione’s Sport Shop
LOOT found + made
Tangible Bliss
Adam & Eve

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DRINKING

Berkshire Brewing – So. Deerfield
Brick and Feather – Greenfield
Element – Miller’s Falls
Floodwater – Shelburne Falls
Four Phantoms – Greenfield
Hitchcock – Bernardston
People’s Pint – Greenfield
Stoneman – Colrain
Tree House – So. Deerfield
Artifact Cider – Florence
Black Birch Winery – Hatfield
Cameron’s Winery – Northfield
Headwater Cider – Hawley
West County Cider – Shelburne
Coffee Roasters – Shelburne Falls & Greenfield
Catalpa Coffee – Greenfield
Fogbuster Coffee Works – Greenfield
Mocha Maya’s – Shelburne Falls

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DISPENSARIES

Patriot Care – Greenfield
253 Farmacy – Turners Falls
The Heirloom Collective – Bernardston