Activities at TOURISTS
Hikes, yoga, and more
One of the world's most dynamic centers for contemporary visual and performing art set in a sprawling 19th century factory campus.
Celebrated by Thoreau, Melville, and others, it's the highest point in Massachusetts at 3,489 feet. Accessible by hike or drive.
Internationally renowned art collection and research center, in a 140 acre pastoral setting.
"Three modern girls, each with a heavy pack, march bravely out from Blackinton on the winding forest track...at the start of the old Long Trail."
A short, beautiful forest amble tracing Notch Brook in North Adams to a cascading waterfall.
Bright Ideas Brewing
North Adams' hometown brewery serving tasty craft brews in a friendly, industrial taproom.
The Northeast's premiere tree-to-tree adventure park set in a 1,400-acre forest preserve.
Completed in 1914, a spectacular scenic vista overlooking North Adams and the Hoosic River Valley.
Berkshire Rivers Fly Fishing
Year-round guided boat and wading trips and casting lessons to fishermen of all skill levels in Western MA.
Authentic pit-smoked Berkshire barbecue right next to Bright Ideas Brewing.
Erected on Whitcomb Summit by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in 1923 honoring those who lost their lives in World War I.
America's only natural white marble arch. Walter Fähndrich's Music for a Quarry plays at twilight.
Just above downtown North Adams, with a legacy of outdoor fun - swim, boat, fish, bbq, playground.
50-acre former dairy farm now home to the Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation.
Splash spot in the Green River for families with playground and picnic area.
The original Mahican-Mohawk Trail traverses this peak in the heart of the Mohawk Trail State Forest.
Hancock Shaker Village
750-acre living history museum with authentic Shaker buildings, exhibitions, and family events.
The Taconic Range
“They abound with springs and streams of water, and are everywhere covered with woods...”
The Hoosac Range
"With a complex of phyllite, quartzite, and granitic bedrock, it defines the eastern flank of the valley."
Cricket Creek Farm
Family owned, grass-based cow dairy in Williamstown, with farm store featuring award-winning cheeses.
Ashuwillticook Bike Trail
Rail-to-trail running 11.2 miles from Adams to Lanesborough. Outstanding views of scenery and wildlife.
Canoes, kayaks, bikes, skis, and everything else for your outdoor excursions.
Mohawk Trail State Forest
6,000 lush acres of mountain ridges, gorges, and woods teeming with wildlife.