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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Museum
“Fabulous, world class, art museum. Intimate size makes it easy to see all of the galleries in an hour or two.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bookshop
“great spot to spend a rainy or snowy day. beforehand take a walk through the Montague plains, or swimming at montague state forest, afterwards eat at the Alvah stone or visit the peace pagoda in Levrett”
  • 27 locals recommend
Sporting Goods Shop
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“Offers great adventures such as rafting and zip lines. They have a shop in Wilmington.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Ski Area
“This is a local mountain resort, popular for its skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing, mountain bike park, white water rafting, zip line canopy tours, mountain coaster, and aerial adventure park. There is something for all ages and abilities, throughout the year.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
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“It's just as it sounds, a bar in a tunnel. Funky, upscale bar with leather easy chairs.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Smith College is a private, independent women's liberal arts college located in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. It is the largest member of the Seven Sisters.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Garden
“The Bridge of Flowers is one of my most favorite places. Incredible flowers garden line the bridge. A must see. Shelburne Falls is a great town with great restaurants, shops, galleries and the pot holes.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Intimate setting for wide variety of acts - rock, folk, jazz, etc. Good place for drinks. Best to eat before you go.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Indoor, downtown shopping center. Pressed tin ceilings and hardwood floors. Thornes has an interesting variety of stores and restaurants. Especially nice during the winter months! Connecting, covered walkway from the parking garage.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“One of the largest man-made lakes in the world. Good for hiking and picnics, no fires, no pets. Great photography opportunity.”
  • 22 locals recommend
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Cinema
“This theater shows independent, classic, and current films on four screens. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Garden
“Fun experience (wear BRIGHT colors if you want the butterflies to land on you) - about 45 minute drive from the cottage ”
  • 16 locals recommend
History Museum
“Visit the home where Dickinson wrote most of her poetry. Guided tours available. Writers can spend an hour or two writing in her studio for a fee.”
  • 21 locals recommend
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Museum
“A wonderful place to take a walk (or a walking tour) and see some of the history and culture of early New England. You’ll also see many students milling about as Historic Deerfield is also the home of the prestigious, Deerfield Academy Boarding School.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
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“With tons of beers on tap, a lively atmosphere, and a food menu, too, this bar is a popular hangout. Keep an eye out and you're likely to see a few first dates unfolding around you, for some light-hearted people-watching (we wish them all good luck!).”
  • 18 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This museum was founded by The Very Hungry Caterpillar author, Eric Carle, and his late wife Barbara. The museum is devoted to the art of the picture book, especially the children’s book, and strives to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books.”
  • 22 locals recommend