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North Adams and Williamstown

Main Street, North Adams, Ma.
The Shops at the Library, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
Mass MoCA(Museum of Contemporary Art), Marshall St., North Adams, Ma.

In the northern Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts are two towns with beautiful mountain views and loads of cultural opportunities. (Read More)


Williams College is located in the heart of downtown Williamstown. North Adams is home to MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), MCLA (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts), art galleries, museums and public art. Shops in these areas offer art works, gifts, antiques, consignment clothing, jewelry, books, antiques, crafts, toys and games. And there is no shortage of places to eat. There are many restaurants in North Adams, Williamstown and the surrounding area. Jiminy Peak Ski Resort is located nearby. Museums, galleries, theater and film festivals are all here. (Less)


North Adams and Williamstown, Massachusetts

In the northern Berkshire Mountains in western Massachusetts are two towns with beautiful mountain views and loads of cultural opportunities. Williams College is located in the heart of downtown Williamstown. North Adams is home to MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), MCLA (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts), art galleries, museums and public art. Shops in these areas offer art works, gifts, antiques, consignment clothing, jewelry, books, antiques, crafts, toys and games. And there is no shortage of places to eat. There are many restaurants in North Adams, Williamstown and the surrounding area. Jiminy Peak Ski Resort is located nearby. Museums, galleries, theater and film festivals are all here.

Shops
North Adams Shops
Atef Fine Jeweler - fine jewelry, custom pieces, unique designs; 101 Main St., North Adams 413-663-8799WEBSITE
Bark n' Cat - quality pet food, pet supplies, toys; 28 Holden St., North Adams 413-652-1553WEBSITE
Berkshire Emporium & Antiques - formerly Creations; gifts, crafts, antiques, jewelry; 59 Main St., North Adams 413-664-4032WEBSITE
DiLego Jewelry - fine jewelry store; bracelets, diamond rings, charms; 16 Ashland St., North Adams 413-663-8140WEBSITE
Eagle Street Music - instruments, accessories, lessons; 81 Main St., North Adams 413-664-9200WEBSITE
Eclipse Mill Gallery at Artists Lofts - art exhibits on ground floor of artists' lofts; limited hours, mostly weekends; also, bookseller; 243 Union St., North Adams 413-664-9101WEBSITE
Hardware at MASSMoCA - the museum shop at MASS MoCA; gifts, clothing, books, more; 1040 MassMoCA Way, North Adams 413-664-4481WEBSITE
Hudson's - antiques, collectibles, jewelry, art, rugs, accessories, guitars, pottery, tableware, lamps; 87 Marshall St., North Adams 413-664-6530WEBSITE
Martha Flood Design - fabric design, pillows, bags, textile creations, wallcoverings; 38 Eagle St., North Adams 413-776-4640WEBSITE
Mia's Exchange - men's, women's and children's consignment clothing; items for the home; 11 Eagle St., North Adams 413-663-9800WEBSITE
Persnickety Toys - toys, books, games, crafts, trains, building toys, stuffed animals; 13 Eagle St., North Adams 413-662-2990WEBSITE
River Hill Pottery at the Elipse Mill - pottery, clay baskets; decorative and functional baking baskets; 243 Union St., #104, North Adams 413-664-0197WEBSITE
Sanford & Kid Antique Co-op - variety of antiques and collectibles from multiple sellers; 160 Houghton St., North Adams 413-663-7489WEBSITE
Zalud European Saddlery - handmade leather goods and accessories; saddles; 13 Orchard Terrace, North Adams 413-663-8650WEBSITE
Art Galleries in North Adams
Independent Art Projects - contemporary art exhibition space located at Mass MoCA; public lectures, events; 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams 413-346-4004WEBSITE
MCLA Gallery 51 - art exhibits administered by the Mass College of Liberal Arts; 51 Main St., North Adams 413-664-8718WEBSITE
Press - letterpress machine demonstrations, art; cards, calendars, exhibits, workshops, public art project; limited hours; 49 Main St., North Adams WEBSITE
Williamstown Shops
Amy's Cottage - gifts, clothing, jewelry, accessories; 24 Water St., Williamstown 413-458-4305WEBSITE
Goodman's Jewelers - jewelry, watches, gifts; engraving; 32 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-8452WEBSITE
Nature's Closet - outdoor apparel and accessories; brand names; 61 Spring St., Williamstown, Ma. 413-458-7909WEBSITE
Ruby Sparks - high end women's clothing boutique, accessories, shoes; customer service; 37 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-2226WEBSITE
Saddleback Antiques Center - Civil War era antiques, furniture, books, collectibles; 3 1/2 miles south of Spring St., 1395 Cold Spring Rd., Williamstown 413-458-5852WEBSITE
School for Style - vintage clothing, accessories; 36 Spring St., Williamstown 301-404-5162WEBSITE
Shops at the Library - women's clothing and accessories; home decor; 70 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-3436WEBSITE
The Harrison Gallery - fine art gallery of paintings, photographs, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry; 39 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-1700WEBSITE
Toonerville Trolley Cd's & Records - records, cd's, new and used; 131 Water St., Williamstown 413-458-5229WEBSITE
Water Street Books - Williams College bookstore; 26 Water St., Williamstown 413-458-8072WEBSITE
Where'd You Get That!? - fun gift and toy shop; games, puzzles, novelties, candy, chocolate, plush toys; 100 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-2206WEBSITE
Williams Shop - Williams College items, including clothing, gifts and prints; 15 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-3605WEBSITE
Shops in Nearby Towns
413 Glassworks - glass studio, home decor items, jewelry, more; artists' work; also, classes; 37 Nobody's Rd., Cheshire 413-443-4864WEBSITE
Bennington Potters - handmade pottery; stoneware, home decor, gifts; demonstrations; 25-30 minute drive north; 324 County St., Bennington, Vermont 802-447-7531WEBSITE
Berkshire Outfitters - outdoor equipment, including canoes, kayaks, x-country skiis, snowshoes, bikes, footwear, apparel; 169 Grove St., Adams 413-743-5900WEBSITE
Cheshire Glassworks Studio & Gallery - glass jewelry, jars, gifts; call for hours; 24 South St., Rt. 8, Cheshire 413-743-7828WEBSITE
Country Store at Jiminy Peak Ski Resort - variety of food items, including syrup, tea; souvenirs, games; 37 Corey Rd., Hancock 413-738-5500WEBSITE
Hobby World - toys, radio-controlled aircraft, trains, models, dollhouses; 171 Grove St., Rt. 8, Adams 413-743-7223WEBSITE
Outlet at Pine Cone Hill - original design bedding, sleepwear, home decor textiles, inc. pillows, tableware, rugs; 125 Pecks Rd., Pittsfield 413-629-2314WEBSITE
Reynolds General Store - locally made products, penny candy, rugs, books; 52 Church St., Cheshire 413-743-9512WEBSITE

Artsy - www.artsy.net; online resource for information about art galleries, exhibitions, sales; featured works from: Normal Rockwell, exhibits from MASS MoCA, the Clark Art Institute, the Williams College Museum of Art and the Independent Art ProjectsWEBSITE
Shopping Info - berkshire.org; shopping information about antiques, malls and shops throughout the BerkshiresWEBSITE

General Information
Berkshire Menus - berkshiremens.com; menus from many Berkshire restaurants plus coupons and advertisementsWEBSITE
General Travel Information - berkshires.org; general info; visitor info, lodging, restaurants, cultural venues, eventsWEBSITE
North Adams Chamber of Commerce - explorenorthadams.com; cultural, lodging and dining infoWEBSITE

Restaurants
North Adams Restaurants
Amy's Cafe on the Lake - seasonal concession stand; limited hours, cash only; lakeside view; short drive; 200 Windsor Lake Rd., North Adams 413-528-3222WEBSITE
Boston Sea Foods - casual seafood restaurant; 160 American Legion Dr., North Adams 413-663-8740WEBSITE
BrewHaha - coffee cafe, baked goods; weekly soup, wrap & frittata specials; 20 Marshall St., North Adams 413-664-2020WEBSITE
China Buffet - buffet and menu; Thai dishes also; 37 Main St., North Adams 413-664-4972WEBSITE
Christos Famous Pizza - pizza, salads, sandwiches; 20 Holden St., North Adams 413-662-3500WEBSITE
Desperado's Fresh Mexican Grille - homemade Mexican food; lunch & dinner; also one in Williamstown; 23 Eagle St. North Adams 413-346-4664WEBSITE
Eat to Total Health - all natural, vegan, gluten-free eat-in, take-out or delivered meals, smoothies; nutrition programs; 14 Ashland St., North Adams 413-346-4357WEBSITE
Freight Yard Restaurant & Pub - pub style restaurant; lunch, dinner; burgers, salads, soups, pasta; kids menu; 3 Furnace St., North Adams 413-663-6547WEBSITE
Gramercy Bistro - elegant dining, Sunday brunch; locally sourced ingredients; check hours; at Mass MOCA; 87 Marshall St., North Adams 413-663-5300WEBSITE
Hot Dog Ranch - hot dogs, burgers, nachos, onion rings, fries; variety of fried foods; 310 State St., North Adams 413-662-2009WEBSITE
Jack's Hot Dog Stand - small restaurant serving hot dogs, chili dogs, hamburgers, sausage, onion rings; 12 Eagle St., North Adams 413-664-9006WEBSITE
Lickety Split Cafe - cafe located at Mass MoCA; sandwiches, salads, quiche, ice cream; 1010 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams 413-346-4560WEBSITE
Linda's Cafe - small breakfast cafe; 178 Union St., North Adams 413-663-8003WEBSITE
Luma's Muffin & Mug - coffee shop, baked goods, bagels; 57 Main St., North Adams 413-664-9470WEBSITE
Parlor Cafe - coffee, bagels, sandwiches, nachos, quesadillas, salads; 303 Ashland St., North Adams 413-346-4279WEBSITE
Pedrin's Dairy Bar - family owned fast food dairy bar; fried fish sandwich, onion rings, ice cream; cash only, seasonal; short drive; 1360 Curran Hwy., North Adams 413-664-9540WEBSITE
Public Eat + Drink - lunch and dinner; varied American menu; craft beers; live music & events in evenings; 34 Holden St., North Adams 413-664-4444WEBSITE
Renee's Diner - breakfast and lunch diner; short drive; 780 Mass Ave., North Adams 413-664-2070WEBSITE
Richmond Bar & Grille - breakfast and dinner at downtown Holiday Inn; breakfast buffet on Sunday's; 40 Main St., North Adams 413-663-6500WEBSITE
The Hub - lunch, dinner; daily specials; 55 Main St., North Adams 413-662-2500WEBSITE
Williamstown Restaurants
6 House Pub - tavern style restaurant; seafood & steak entrees; lunch, dinner, soups, sandwiches; 910 Cold Spring Rd., Williamstown 413-458-1896WEBSITE
A Frame Bakery - bread, pies, cakes, cookies; 3 miles south of Spring St.; 1194 Cold Spring Rd., Rt. 7, Williamstown 413-458-3600WEBSITE
Chef's Hat - big breakfasts served all day; 9 Simonds Rd., Williamstown 413-458-5120WEBSITE
Coyote Flaco Restaurant - Mexican restaurant; 505 Cold Spring Rd., Williamstown 413-458-4240WEBSITE
Cozy Corner Restaurant - family friendly lunch and dinner restaurant; seafood, pasta, sandwiches, pizza; 850 Simonds Rd., Williamstown 413-458-3854WEBSITE
Desperado's Fresh Mexican Grille - homemade Mexican food; lunch & dinner; also one in North Adams; 246 Main St., Williamstown 413-346-4664WEBSITE
Gala Steakhouse & Bistro at the Orchards Hotel - breakfast, lunch, dinner menus; 222 Adams Rd., Williamstown 413-458-9590WEBSITE
Hobson's Choice - steak & seafood restaurant; dinner; salad bar; 159 Water St., Williamstown 413-458-9101WEBSITE
Hops and Vines Beer Garden & Brasserie - contemporary American dishes; 16 Water St., Williamstown 413-884-1372WEBSITE
Hot Tomatoes Neopolitan Pizza - specialty pizzas, crepes, paninis, buffalo wings; 100 Water St., Williamstown 413-458-2722WEBSITE
Leo's Luncheonette - casual local diner; 248 Cole Ave., Williamstown 413-458-8098WEBSITE
Mezze Bistro + Bar - fine dining; locally sourced produce; wine list and local libations; 777 Cold Spring Rd., Rt. 7, Williamstown 413-458-0123WEBSITE
Moonlight Diner & Grille - breakfast, lunch and dinner; breakfast served all day; 408 Main St., Williamstown 413-458-3305WEBSITE
Purple Pub - sports bar, burgers, sandwiches; near Williamstown shops; 65 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-0095WEBSITE
Saigon Vietnamese - 66 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-3588WEBSITE
Spice Root - Indian restaurant near Williams College; 23 Spring St. 413-458-5200WEBSITE
Spring Street Pizza - pizza, soup, salad, appetizers; 61 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-1600WEBSITE
Sushi Thai Garden Restaurant - lunch, dinner; located near Williamstown shops; 27 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-2220WEBSITE
Tunnel City Coffee - coffee shop, baked goods; located at MASS MoCA and in Williamstown; 100 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-5010WEBSITE
Water Street Grill Restaurant & Tavern - tavern style; lunch, dinner; steak & seafood dishes; 123 Water St., Williamstown 413-458-2175WEBSITE
Williams Inn - large colonial style inn; indoor pool and hot tub; on-site tavern, Sunday brunch, breakfast, lunch, dinner; located on Williams College campus; 1090 Main St., Williamstown 413-458-9371WEBSITE
Surrounding Area Restaurants
Bascom Lodge on the summit of Mt. Greylock - seasonal rustic lodging and restaurant; located at the summit of Mt. Greylock; Visitor Ctr. entrance in Lanesborough; lodging phone 917-680-0079; 30 Rockwell Rd., Lanesborough 413-743-1591WEBSITE
Bounti-Fare - casual seafood, steak and pasta restaurant; lunch and dinner; live music scheudle; 200 Howland Ave., Rt. 8, Adams 413-743-0193WEBSITE
Golden Eagle Restaurant - full service lunch, dinner restaurant on Hairpin Turn, Mohawk Trail, Berkshire views; 1935 Mohawk Tr., Clarksburg 413-663-9834WEBSITE
Haflinger Haus - Austrian and American dinner at this guest house; dining room & tavern; 17 Commercial St., Adams 413-743-2221WEBSITE
Mill on the Floss - fine dining in historic farmhouse; French dishes, children's menu; 342 Rt. 7, New Ashford 413-458-9123WEBSITE
Rainbow Shack Ice Cream - hard and soft serve ice cream; fat free frozen yogurt; 85 Summer St., Adams 413-743-4031WEBSITE

Berkshire Menus - berkshiremens.com; menus from many Berkshire restaurants plus coupons and advertisementsWEBSITE

Accommodations
Bascom Lodge on the summit of Mt. Greylock - seasonal rustic lodging and restaurant; located at the summit of Mt. Greylock; Visitor Ctr. entrance in Lanesborough; lodging phone 917-680-0079; 30 Rockwell Rd., Lanesborough 413-743-1591WEBSITE
Berkshire Hills Motel - colonial style motel; cont. brkfst. buffet; outdoor heated pool, scenic location; 1146 Cold Spring Rd., Williamstown 413-458-3950WEBSITE
Cozy Corner Motel - small motel w/cont. brkfst.; 2 double bed rooms; restaurant onsite; 284 Sand Springs Rd., Williamstown 413-458-8006WEBSITE
Green Valley Motel - cont. brkfst., seasonal pool, small pets allowed; 2 mi. north of center; Green Mtn. views; 1214 Simonds Rd., Rt. 7, Williamstown 413-458-3864WEBSITE
Guest House at Field Farm - modern art furnished queen or king bed rooms; full brkfst.; views of Mt. Greylock; guest cottage; 554 Sloan Rd., Williamstown 413-458-3135WEBSITE
Hawk Mountain Lodge - remote five room restored farmhouse at Zoar Outdoor; some rooms with shared bath; common room; Charlemont 800-532-7483WEBSITE
Holiday Inn - central downtown location, indoor pool, on-site restaurant; 40 Main St., North Adams 413-663-6500WEBSITE
Howard Johnson Williamstown Hotel - cont. brkfst., seasonal outdoor pool; 213 Main St., Williamstown 413-458-8158WEBSITE
Inn on East Main St. - seasonal four guest room historic inn; queen beds and 1 room w/ 2 twin beds, full brkfst.; 182 E. Main St., North Adams 413-664-2099WEBSITE
Jericho Valley Inn - inn rooms, suites + cottages, kitchenettes, pet friendly; 2541 Hancock Rd., Williamstown 413-458-9511WEBSITE
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort - suites w/kitchenettes at inn, also, vacation home rentals at ski resort; 37 Corey Rd., Hancock 413-738-5500WEBSITE
Maple Terrace Motel - motel within walking distance of Williams campus; cont. brkfst., seasonal outdoor pool; 555 Main St., Williamstown 413-458-9677WEBSITE
Orchards Hotel - guest rooms & suites, some w/fireplaces, mountain views; on-site restaurant serving brkfst., dinner; 222 Adams Rd., Williamstown 413-458-9611WEBSITE
Porches - restored Victorian row houses inspired by proximity to MASS MoCA; cont. brkfst. buffet; outdoor heated pool & hot tub; 231 River St., North Adams 413-664-0400WEBSITE
The 1896 House Inn - romantic luxury inn plus motel style rooms; full breakfast; seasonal pool; 910 Cold Spring Rd., Rt. 7, Williamstown 413-458-1896WEBSITE
Villager Motel - motel within short drive to Williamstown or North Adams; cont. brkfst.; 953 Simonds Rd., Rt. 7, Williamstown 413-458-4046WEBSITE
Williams Inn - large colonial style inn; indoor pool and hot tub; on-site tavern, Sunday brunch, breakfast, lunch, dinner; located on Williams College campus; 1090 Main St., Williamstown 413-458-9371WEBSITE
Williamstown Motel - small motel within short drive of Williams College; cont. brkfst., summer & winter packages; 295 Main St., Williamstown 413-458-5202WEBSITE
Willows Motel - small motel minutes to Williams College; cont. brkfst., cottage rental also; 480 Main St., Williamstown 413-458-5768WEBSITE

Events, Activities, Attractions
Barrington Stage Company - theater company with year round plays, musicals; new works and youth theater; 30 Union St., Pittsfield 413-236-8888WEBSITE
Beartown State Forest - year round state park; swimming, boating, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling; 69 Blue Hill Rd., Monterey, Ma. 413-528-0904WEBSITE
Berkshire Botanical Garden - seasonal gardens, year round lectures & workshops; 5 West Stockbridge Rd., Stockbridge 413-298-3926WEBSITE
Berkshire East - family run ski area; alpine skiing and snowboarding; seasonal zipline; 66 Thunder Mtn. Rd., Charlemont 413-339-6617WEBSITE
Berkshire Museum - natural history and art museum; museum shop, children's programs; 39 South St. Rt. 7, Pittsfield 413-443-7171WEBSITE
Berkshire Theater Festival - three venues, part of Berkshire Theater Group; 83 East Main St., Stockbridge 413-298-5576WEBSITE
Bish Bash Falls State Park - waterfall next to Mt. Washington State Forest; Mt. Washington; 413-528-0330WEBSITE
Chesterwood - home of American sculptor, Daniel Chester French; national historic site, gardens, studio; 4 Williamsville Rd., Stockbridge 413-298-3579WEBSITE
Clark Art Institute - art museum and educational center; large and diverse collection; 225 South St., Williamstown 413-458-2303WEBSITE
Clarksburg State Park and Forest - hiking, hunting, camping; 1199 Middle Rd., Clarksburg 413-664-8345WEBSITE
Colonial Theater - performing arts theater; part of the Berkshire Theater Group; 111 South St., Pittsfield 413-997-4444WEBSITE
DAR State Forest - swimming, camping, hiking, cross-country skiing; 78 Cape St., Goshen 413-268-7098WEBSITE
Edith Wharton Restoration at The Mount - Edith Wharton's forty-two room country home & gardens; tours available; May-Oct.; 2 Plunkett St., Lenox 413-551-5111WEBSITE
Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio - abstract art collection in estate setting; 92 Hawthorne St., Lenox 413-637-0166WEBSITE
Greylock Bowl & Golf - bowling alleys, indoor simulated golf; 41 Roberts Dr., North Adams 413-663-3761WEBSITE
Hancock Shaker Village - seasonal recreated Shaker Village; costumed interpreters, craft demonstrations, farm animals, garden, short walking trails; cafe, shop, online store; 1843 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield 413-443-0188WEBSITE
Hildene - Robert Todd Lincoln's Georgian Revival mansion; 1005 Hildene Rd., Manchester, Vermont 802-362-1788WEBSITE
Houghton Mansion - tours and all night ghost hunts by reservation; 172 Church St., North Adams 413-663-0270WEBSITE
Images Cinema - non-proft movie theater showing variety of films; near shops & restaurants; 50 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-5612WEBSITE
Jacob's Pillow Dance - outdoor dance performances; 358 George Carter Rd., Becket 413-243-0745WEBSITE
Jiminy Peak Ski Resort - alpine skiing, snowboarding, all-season resort with lodging; 37 Corey Rd., Hancock 413-738-5500WEBSITE
Lee Premium Outlets - outdoor outlet mall located off Rt. 20; 17 Premium Outlets Blvd., Lee 413-243-8186WEBSITE
MASS MoCA - contemporary art museum in downtown North Adams; guided tours, cafe, gift shop; 87 Marshall St., North Adams 413-662-2111WEBSITE
Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Garden - tropical indoor butterfly and moth conservatory; 281 Greenfield Rd., South Greenfield 413-665-2805WEBSITE
Mahaiwe Theater - performing arts theater; theater, dance, concerts, movies; Great Barrington; 413-528-0100WEBSITE
Mass College of Liberal Arts - state liberal arts college in downtown North Adams; 375 Church St., North Adams 413-662-5000WEBSITE
Monroe State Forest - rugged hiking in bear country; Dunbar Brook Trail; Tilda Hill Rd., Monroe; 413-339-5504WEBSITE
Monument Mountain Reservation - rugged hiking, hunting; Rt. 7, Great Barrington 413-298-3239WEBSITE
Mt. Greylock State Reservation - summit road; closed in winter; seasonal lodge at summit; Visitors Ctr.; 30 Rockwell Rd., Lanesborough 413-499-4262WEBSITE
Natural Bridge State Park - naturally formed white marble arch; 107 Natural Bridge Rd., North Adams 413-663-6392WEBSITE
Norman Rockwell Museum - works of Norman Rockwell; exhibits, events, museum shop, online store; 9 Route 183, Stockbridge 413-298-4100WEBSITE
North Adams Museum of History and Science - limited hours; located in Western Gateway Heritage State Pk.; Bldg. 5A, State St., North Adams 413-664-4700WEBSITE
October Mountain State Forest - camping and hiking, includes Appalachian Trail near Tanglewood; 317 Woodland Rd., Lee 413-243-1778WEBSITE
Pittsfield State Forest - hiking, fishing, auto road; 1041 Cascade St., Pittsfield 413-442-8992WEBSITE
Savoy Mountain State Forest - hiking, camping, fishing, swimming, hunting; 260 Central Shaft Rd., Florida, Ma. 413-663-8469WEBSITE
Shakespeare & Co. - performances, workshops; multiple stages on grounds, cafe, picnic area; 70 Kemble St., Lenox 413-637-3353WEBSITE
Ski Butternut - family friendly alpine skiing & snowboarding; also, tubing; 380 State Rd., Rt. 23, Great Barrington 413-528-2000WEBSITE
Tanglewood Music Center - summer home of Boston Symphony Orchestra; outdoor concerts; 297 West St., Lenox 413-637-1600WEBSITE
Western Gateway Heritage State Park - urban park w/historical exhibits; 115 State St., Bldg. 4, North Adams 413-663-6312WEBSITE
Williams College - historic New England liberal arts college in Berkshires; art museum on campus; 880 Main St., Williamstown 413-597-3131WEBSITE
Williams College '62 Center for Theatre & Dance - performances, events, workshops; 1000 Main St., Williamstown 413-597-2425WEBSITE
Williams College Museum of Art - diverse collection; art education; off of Rt. 2; 15 Lawrence Hall Dr., Williamstown 413-597-2376WEBSITE
Williamstown Film Festival - Fall event held at Images Cinema; 50 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-1039WEBSITE
Williamstown Theater Festival - summer theater performed in the '62 Center for Theater & Dance, Williams College; 1000 Main St., Williamstown 413-458-5612WEBSITE
Windsor Lake Park - lake with smimming, boating, fishing, camping, cross-country skiing; town events; Bradley St./Kemp Ave., North Adams; 413-662-3000WEBSITE
Yankee Candle - Lenox and Stockbridge candle stores; 475 Pittsfield Rd., Lenox, 413-499-3626; 34A Main St., Stockbridge 413-298-3004WEBSITE
Yankee Candle Village - candles plus home decor, toys, candy, kids' books, Santa's Workshop; 25 Greenfield Rd., South Deerfield 413-665-0425WEBSITE
Zoar Outdoor Adventures - white-water rafting, kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, zip-line tours; 5 room lodge, camp sites, tents; Charlemont 413-339-4010WEBSITE
American Icon Passes - seasonal discount passes to 4 Berkshires museumsWEBSITE
Appalachian Trail - hiking path from Georgia to Maine; passes through several towns and peaks in the Berkshires; 413-528-8002WEBSITE
BerkShares - local currency with 5% discount accepted at specific businesses; some restrictions; supports non-profits, encourages support of local businessWEBSITE
Close Encounters with Music - Berkshire area classical & jazz concerts; several at Mahaiwe Hall, Great BarringtonWEBSITE
Housatonic River Walk - walkway along Housatonic River in downtown Great BarringtonWEBSITE
Housatonic River Walk - walkway along Housatonic River in downtown Great BarringtonWEBSITE
Map of downstreet art venues - online and printable map of downtown art venues, galleries, outdoor artwork; downstreetart.orgWEBSITE
Mohawk Trail - scenic driving routes through Berkshires area; regional informationWEBSITE
Northern Berkshire Fall Foliage Festival - includes parade in North Adams as well as other Fall inspired events in the area; OctoberWEBSITE
Williamstown Farmers Market - seasonal farmers market downtown near Williams CollegeWEBSITE
downstreetart.org - public art collaboration sponsoring summer events, open gallery nights, art installations in downtown North AdamsWEBSITE

Kids
Appalachian Trail - hiking path from Georgia to Maine; passes through several towns and peaks in the Berkshires; 413-528-8002WEBSITE
Barrington Stage Company - theater company with year round plays, musicals; new works and youth theater; 30 Union St., Pittsfield 413-236-8888WEBSITE
Beartown State Forest - year round state park; swimming, boating, fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling; 69 Blue Hill Rd., Monterey, Ma. 413-528-0904WEBSITE
Berkshire Botanical Garden - seasonal gardens, year round lectures & workshops; 5 West Stockbridge Rd., Stockbridge 413-298-3926WEBSITE
Berkshire East - family run ski area; alpine skiing and snowboarding; seasonal zipline; 66 Thunder Mtn. Rd., Charlemont 413-339-6617WEBSITE
Berkshire Museum - natural history and art museum; museum shop, children's programs; 39 South St. Rt. 7, Pittsfield 413-443-7171WEBSITE
Berkshire Theater Festival - three venues, part of Berkshire Theater Group; 83 East Main St., Stockbridge 413-298-5576WEBSITE
Bish Bash Falls State Park - waterfall next to Mt. Washington State Forest; Mt. Washington; 413-528-0330WEBSITE
Chesterwood - home of American sculptor, Daniel Chester French; national historic site, gardens, studio; 4 Williamsville Rd., Stockbridge 413-298-3579WEBSITE
Clark Art Institute - art museum and educational center; large and diverse collection; 225 South St., Williamstown 413-458-2303WEBSITE
Clarksburg State Park and Forest - hiking, hunting, camping; 1199 Middle Rd., Clarksburg 413-664-8345WEBSITE
Colonial Theater - performing arts theater; part of the Berkshire Theater Group; 111 South St., Pittsfield 413-997-4444WEBSITE
DAR State Forest - swimming, camping, hiking, cross-country skiing; 78 Cape St., Goshen 413-268-7098WEBSITE
Edith Wharton Restoration at The Mount - Edith Wharton's forty-two room country home & gardens; tours available; May-Oct.; 2 Plunkett St., Lenox 413-551-5111WEBSITE
Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio - abstract art collection in estate setting; 92 Hawthorne St., Lenox 413-637-0166WEBSITE
Greylock Bowl & Golf - bowling alleys, indoor simulated golf; 41 Roberts Dr., North Adams 413-663-3761WEBSITE
Hancock Shaker Village - seasonal recreated Shaker Village; costumed interpreters, craft demonstrations, farm animals, garden, short walking trails; cafe, shop, online store; 1843 W. Housatonic St., Pittsfield 413-443-0188WEBSITE
Hildene - Robert Todd Lincoln's Georgian Revival mansion; 1005 Hildene Rd., Manchester, Vermont 802-362-1788WEBSITE
Houghton Mansion - tours and all night ghost hunts by reservation; 172 Church St., North Adams 413-663-0270WEBSITE
Images Cinema - non-proft movie theater showing variety of films; near shops & restaurants; 50 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-5612WEBSITE
Jacob's Pillow Dance - outdoor dance performances; 358 George Carter Rd., Becket 413-243-0745WEBSITE
Jiminy Peak Ski Resort - alpine skiing, snowboarding, all-season resort with lodging; 37 Corey Rd., Hancock 413-738-5500WEBSITE
Lee Premium Outlets - outdoor outlet mall located off Rt. 20; 17 Premium Outlets Blvd., Lee 413-243-8186WEBSITE
MASS MoCA - contemporary art museum in downtown North Adams; guided tours, cafe, gift shop; 87 Marshall St., North Adams 413-662-2111WEBSITE
Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Garden - tropical indoor butterfly and moth conservatory; 281 Greenfield Rd., South Greenfield 413-665-2805WEBSITE
Mahaiwe Theater - performing arts theater; theater, dance, concerts, movies; Great Barrington; 413-528-0100WEBSITE
Mass College of Liberal Arts - state liberal arts college in downtown North Adams; 375 Church St., North Adams 413-662-5000WEBSITE
Monroe State Forest - rugged hiking in bear country; Dunbar Brook Trail; Tilda Hill Rd., Monroe; 413-339-5504WEBSITE
Monument Mountain Reservation - rugged hiking, hunting; Rt. 7, Great Barrington 413-298-3239WEBSITE
Mt. Greylock State Reservation - summit road; closed in winter; seasonal lodge at summit; Visitors Ctr.; 30 Rockwell Rd., Lanesborough 413-499-4262WEBSITE
Natural Bridge State Park - naturally formed white marble arch; 107 Natural Bridge Rd., North Adams 413-663-6392WEBSITE
Norman Rockwell Museum - works of Norman Rockwell; exhibits, events, museum shop, online store; 9 Route 183, Stockbridge 413-298-4100WEBSITE
North Adams Museum of History and Science - limited hours; located in Western Gateway Heritage State Pk.; Bldg. 5A, State St., North Adams 413-664-4700WEBSITE
October Mountain State Forest - camping and hiking, includes Appalachian Trail near Tanglewood; 317 Woodland Rd., Lee 413-243-1778WEBSITE
Pittsfield State Forest - hiking, fishing, auto road; 1041 Cascade St., Pittsfield 413-442-8992WEBSITE
Savoy Mountain State Forest - hiking, camping, fishing, swimming, hunting; 260 Central Shaft Rd., Florida, Ma. 413-663-8469WEBSITE
Shakespeare & Co. - performances, workshops; multiple stages on grounds, cafe, picnic area; 70 Kemble St., Lenox 413-637-3353WEBSITE
Six Flags New England - large amusement park; rides, water park, events, concerts; Rt. 159; 1623 Main St., Agawam 413-786-9300WEBSITE
Ski Butternut - family friendly alpine skiing & snowboarding; also, tubing; 380 State Rd., Rt. 23, Great Barrington 413-528-2000WEBSITE
Tanglewood Music Center - summer home of Boston Symphony Orchestra; outdoor concerts; 297 West St., Lenox 413-637-1600WEBSITE
Western Gateway Heritage State Park - urban park w/historical exhibits; 115 State St., Bldg. 4, North Adams 413-663-6312WEBSITE
Williams College - historic New England liberal arts college in Berkshires; art museum on campus; 880 Main St., Williamstown 413-597-3131WEBSITE
Williams College '62 Center for Theatre & Dance - performances, events, workshops; 1000 Main St., Williamstown 413-597-2425WEBSITE
Williams College Museum of Art - diverse collection; art education; off of Rt. 2; 15 Lawrence Hall Dr., Williamstown 413-597-2376WEBSITE
Williamstown Film Festival - Fall event held at Images Cinema; 50 Spring St., Williamstown 413-458-1039WEBSITE
Williamstown Theater Festival - summer theater performed in the '62 Center for Theater & Dance, Williams College; 1000 Main St., Williamstown 413-458-5612WEBSITE
Windsor Lake Park - lake with smimming, boating, fishing, camping, cross-country skiing; town events; Bradley St./Kemp Ave., North Adams; 413-662-3000WEBSITE
Yankee Candle - Lenox and Stockbridge candle stores; 475 Pittsfield Rd., Lenox, 413-499-3626; 34A Main St., Stockbridge 413-298-3004WEBSITE
Yankee Candle Village - candles plus home decor, toys, candy, kids' books, Santa's Workshop; 25 Greenfield Rd., South Deerfield 413-665-0425WEBSITE
Zoar Outdoor Adventures - white-water rafting, kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, zip-line tours; 5 room lodge, camp sites, tents; Charlemont 413-339-4010WEBSITE
American Icon Passes - seasonal discount passes to 4 Berkshires museumsWEBSITE
BerkShares - local currency with 5% discount accepted at specific businesses; some restrictions; supports non-profits, encourages support of local businessWEBSITE
Close Encounters with Music - Berkshire area classical & jazz concerts; several at Mahaiwe Hall, Great BarringtonWEBSITE
Housatonic River Walk - walkway along Housatonic River in downtown Great BarringtonWEBSITE
Map of downstreet art venues - online and printable map of downtown art venues, galleries, outdoor artwork; downstreetart.orgWEBSITE
Mohawk Trail - scenic driving routes through Berkshires area; regional informationWEBSITE
Northern Berkshire Fall Foliage Festival - includes parade in North Adams as well as other Fall inspired events in the area; OctoberWEBSITE
Williamstown Farmers Market - seasonal farmers market downtown near Williams CollegeWEBSITE
downstreetart.org - public art collaboration sponsoring summer events, open gallery nights, art installations in downtown North AdamsWEBSITE

Hudson's Art, Antiques and Collectibles at MASS MoCa, MASS MoCa Way, North Adams, Ma.
Hudson's Art, Antiques and Collectibles at MASS MoCa, MASS MoCa Way, North Adams, Ma.

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Berkshire Emporium & Antiques, Main St., North Adams, Ma.
Berkshire Emporium & Antiques, Main St., North Adams, Ma.

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Hardware, the gift shop at MASS MoCa, Mass MoCa Way, Downtown North Adams, Ma.
Hardware, the gift shop at MASS MoCa, Mass MoCa Way, Downtown North Adams, Ma.

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Eagle St. Music, Main St., North Adams, Ma.
Eagle St. Music, Main St., North Adams, Ma.

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Press, Main St., North Adams, Ma.
Press, Main St., North Adams, Ma.

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Holiday Inn, Main St., Downtown North Adams, Ma.
Holiday Inn, Main St., Downtown North Adams, Ma.

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MCLA Gallery 51, Main St., North Adams, Ma.
MCLA Gallery 51, Main St., North Adams, Ma.

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Persnickety Toys, Eagle St., North Adams, Ma.
Persnickety Toys, Eagle St., North Adams, Ma.

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Berkshire DeBre, Eagle St., North Adams, Ma.
Berkshire DeBre, Eagle St., North Adams, Ma.

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Brewhaha Cafe, Marshall St. off Main St., North Adams, Ma.
Brewhaha Cafe, Marshall St. off Main St., North Adams, Ma.

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Desperado's Fresh Mexican Grille, Eagle St., North Adams, Ma.
Desperado's Fresh Mexican Grille, Eagle St., North Adams, Ma.

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View of Berkshire Mountains from Downtown North Adams, Ma.
View of Berkshire Mountains from Downtown North Adams, Ma.

Martha Flood Design, Eagle St., North Adams, Ma.
Martha Flood Design, Eagle St., North Adams, Ma.

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Nature's Closet, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
Nature's Closet, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.

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Where'd You Get That!?, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
Where'd You Get That!?, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.

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School for Style, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
School for Style, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.

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Tunnel Coffee, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
Tunnel Coffee, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.

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Shops at the Library, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
Shops at the Library, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.

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Purple Pub, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
Purple Pub, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.

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Williams Shop, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
Williams Shop, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.

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Spring St. at Williams College, Williamstown, Ma.
Spring St. at Williams College, Williamstown, Ma.
Goodmans' Jewelers, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
Goodmans' Jewelers, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.

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Harrison Gallery, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
Harrison Gallery, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.

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Ruby Sparks, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.
Ruby Sparks, Spring St., Williamstown, Ma.

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Williams College, Main St. (Route 2), Williamstown, Ma.
Williams College, Main St. (Route 2), Williamstown, Ma.

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Williams College Museum of Art, Main St. (Route 2), Williamstown, Ma.
Williams College Museum of Art, Main St. (Route 2), Williamstown, Ma.

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