If Western Massachusetts were a person, she’d be that natural beauty that doesn’t need any make up that you really want to hate, but can’t, because she’s so darn nice. Yep, Western Mass is plain gorgeous, from the green hills of the Berkshires to the stunning foliage along the Mohawk Trail, America’s first (and best!) scenic automobile route.  And it sure is nice, too, with the amazing collection of unique museums; the iconic Tanglewood music venue; epic music and hoops at Springfield’s Symphony Hall and the Basketball Hall of Fame, respectively; and some of the world’s most picturesque college towns in Northampton and Amherst. There’s even a hardcore music scene here. Aw, we could never hate you, Western Mass.

For more information on Western Mass, visit these sites:
Berkshire Visitors Bureau
Mohawk Trail Association
Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
Hampshire County Tourism & Visitors Bureau
Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

VIDEOS

Northampton

  • Shelburne Falls

  • Balloon Festival, Greenfield

  • Clarkdale Fruit Farms, Deerfield

  • South Hatfield

  • Orange Wildlife Management Area +
    6 saves

    Orange Wildlife Management Area

    Orange

  • Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program +
    6 saves

    Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program

    Williamsburg

  • Taconic Golf Club +
    6 saves

    Taconic Golf Club

    Williamstown

  • University Museum of Contemporary Art +
    6 saves

    University Museum of Contemporary Art

    Amherst

  • Art Alive +
    5 saves

    Art Alive

    Amherst

  • Berkshire East Ski Area +
    5 saves

    Berkshire East Ski Area

    Charlemont

  • DownStreet Art +
    5 saves

    DownStreet Art

    North Adams

  • Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market +
    5 saves

    Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market

    Pittsfield

  • La Luncheonette +
    5 saves

    La Luncheonette

    Shelburne Falls

  • Mead Art Museum at Amherst College +
    5 saves

    Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Amherst

  • Mocha Maya's +
    5 saves

    Mocha Maya's

    Shelburne Falls

  • New Salem Preserves, Inc. +
    5 saves

    New Salem Preserves, Inc.

    New Salem

  • NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association +
    5 saves

    NQTA ~ North Quabbin Trails Association

    Orange

  • Quabbin Sky Vineyard +
    5 saves

    Quabbin Sky Vineyard

    New Salem

  • Berkshire Brewing Company +
    4 saves

    Berkshire Brewing Company

    South Deerfield

  • Brook Farm Inn +
    4 saves

    Brook Farm Inn

    Lenox

  • Lamson & Goodnow Factory Outlet +
    4 saves

    Lamson & Goodnow Factory Outlet

    Shelburne Falls

  • Laurel Lake Recreation Area +
    4 saves

    Laurel Lake Recreation Area

    Erving

  • The Meat Market +
    4 saves

    The Meat Market

    Great Barrington

  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute +
    4 saves

    Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

    Williamstown