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

  • Yiddish Book Center +
    2 saves

    Yiddish Book Center

    Amherst

  • Art Alive +
    1 saves

    Art Alive

    Amherst

  • Brook Farm Inn +
    1 saves

    Brook Farm Inn

    Lenox

  • College of Humanities & Fine Arts at UMass Amherst +
    1 saves

    College of Humanities & Fine Arts at UMass Amherst

    Amherst

  • Comfort Inn-Hadley +
    1 saves

    Comfort Inn-Hadley

    Hadley

  • The Cornell Inn +
    1 saves

    The Cornell Inn

    Lenox

  • Cupboards & Roses Swedish Antiques +
    1 saves

    Cupboards & Roses Swedish Antiques

    Sheffield

  • D. Hotel & Suites +
    1 saves

    D. Hotel & Suites

    Holyoke

  • East Mountain Country Club +
    1 saves

    East Mountain Country Club

    Westfield

  • Eastover Estate and Retreat +
    1 saves

    Eastover Estate and Retreat

    Lenox

  • Egremont Country Club +
    1 saves

    Egremont Country Club

    Great Barrington

  • The Egremont Village Inn +
    1 saves

    The Egremont Village Inn

    South Egremont

  • Fittz Family Memorial Forest +
    1 saves

    Fittz Family Memorial Forest

    Orange

  • Hilltop Orchards - Nordic Center +
    1 saves

    Hilltop Orchards - Nordic Center

    Richmond

  • Holiday Inn Express - Ludlow/Chicopee +
    1 saves

    Holiday Inn Express - Ludlow/Chicopee

    Ludlow

  • Horace Kellogg Homestead Bed and Breakfast +
    1 saves

    Horace Kellogg Homestead Bed and Breakfast

    Amherst

  • HUDSONS +
    1 saves

    HUDSONS

    North Adams

  • J H Sherburne Fine Art +
    1 saves

    J H Sherburne Fine Art

    Buckland

  • Karuna Center for Yoga and Healing Arts +
    1 saves

    Karuna Center for Yoga and Healing Arts

    Northampton

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites - Springfield +
    1 saves

    La Quinta Inn & Suites - Springfield

    Springfield