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

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Northampton

  • Shelburne Falls

  • Balloon Festival, Greenfield

  • Clarkdale Fruit Farms, Deerfield

  • South Hatfield

 

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  • Ashfield Lake

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  • Bear Swamp

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    To early settlers, Bear Swamp was truly rough terrain: steep, wooded hillsides and exposed bedrock descending to boggy wetlands and... more

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  • Chapel Brook Reservation

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    Hike to the top of Pony Mountain, then cool off with a summertime dip in the chilly waters of the... more

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  • Corner Porches

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  • Double Edge Theatre

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    Double Edge Theatre's mission is to create a 'living culture' by developing the highest quality of original theatre performance, based... more

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  • Edge Hill Golf Course

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    For the last 16 years the dream to turn our 150-acre family farm into one of the finest golf courses in... more

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  • Elmer's Store

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    Named "Best Pancakes in New England" by Yankee Magazine. Great food locally grown, locally appreciated. Breakfast everyday, Dinner Thursdays & Fridays. 1835... more

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  • The Inn at Norton Hill

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  • WinklePicker Festival

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    WinklePicker is an annual festival in Ashfield, Mass. The 2012 dates are February 17-19. Events include Mardi Gras Ball w/ Buckwheat... more

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