Sturbridge, Amherst, Deerfield, Mohawk Trail and North Adams, MA

Amherst, Massachusetts

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If you are approaching western Massachusetts from the south or east, it makes perfect sense to stop at Sturbridge in central Massachusetts along the way. Located at the intersection of Interstate 84 and the Massachusetts Turnpike, it is easy to get to and has always had links with Worcester, Springfield, and Hartford. After visiting Sturbridge this itinerary takes you to the college town of Amherst and another Pioneer Valley town, Deerfield. You then travel scenic Route 2 along the Mohawk Trail to the Berkshires town of North Adams. This eTrail contains everything you need to getaway for a quick daytrip or a long weekend jaunt. A route map is included and as are suggestions for the best things to do, places to eat, and places to stay.
Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

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Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

by Patricia and Robert Foulke (The Globe Pequot Press)

If you are approaching western Massachusetts from the south or east, it makes perfect sense to stop at Sturbridge in central Massachusetts along the way. Located at the intersection of Interstate 84 and the Massachusetts Turnpike, it is easy to get to and has always had links with Worcester, Springfield, and Hartford.

After visiting Sturbridge this itinerary takes you to the college town of Amherst and another Pioneer Valley town, Deerfield. You then travel scenic Route 2 along the Mohawk Trail to the Berkshires town of North Adams. This eTrail contains everything you need to getaway for a quick daytrip or a long weekend jaunt. A route map is included and as are suggestions for the best things to do, places to eat, and places to stay.

©  Patricia and Robert Foulke/The Globe Pequot Press. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Backpacking, Hiking
Nearby City: Amherst
Duration: One day to several days
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: All contact information for attractions and dining are provided in the eTrail.
Driving Directions: Directions to Sturbridge, Amherst, Deerfield, Mohawk Trail & North Adams, MA

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