Galleries, and the Arts
of Massachusetts at Amherst
and Hampshire College
Flags New England in Agawam sprawls across 235 acres and
thrills visitors with dozens of rides, including the Superman Ride
of Steel, the mother of all roller coasters.
Center, University of Massachusetts. Featuring sporting
and skating events, concerts, family shows, and trade shows. Home to
the Umass men's and women's basketball teams and the Umass hockey
team. Call (413) 545-3001.
Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts
Amherst. Performances of classical, jazz, country and pop.
Performers from all over the world are drawn to the center.
Farms Country Market, along Route 116 north of an old
country orchard, Amherst, (413) 253-9528. Set against the Holyoke
Mountain Range. Atkins offers some of New England's favorite foods
from their bakery and deli.
Dickinson Homestead, a National Historic Landmark -- and
museum -- open to the public from March through mid-December for
guided tours gives insight into the enigmatic Emily Dickinson.
Located in Amherst.
to the Sunrise Monument commemorating the Mohawk Trails'
Native American origins.
Covered Bridge, Route 8A North, Charlemont. A scenic,
24-foot-wide wooden bridge over Mill Brook.
Hill Winery, Inc., 47 Lyon Hill Road, (413) 354-2340. In
the heart of blueberry country, specializes in blueberry wines to
complement both dinner and dessert. Free tours and tastings. Gift
shop. Open June - December, Friday - Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. or by
Miniature Theatre of Chester, Chester Town Hall, Route
20, (413) 354-7770. An small professional theatre company featuring
national and international players. July-September, Thursday and
Sunday, 2 p.m. matinees; Wednesday - Saturday, 8 p.m.
Street Orchards, Ireland Street, Chesterfield, (413)
Family Maple, Old Chesterfield Road, Chesterfield, (413)
Bed & Breakfast Association
P.O. Box 3252, Amherst, MA 01004