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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.

Art Museum
“Fantastic world renowned collection in a beautiful modern facility in a gorgeous mountain setting.”
  • 87 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Love the waterfalls , hiking trails or driving to the top for a wonderful view.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Museum
“A gem of a college art museum, with collections ranging from medieval to contemporary art and from across the globe. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Theatre
“The Williamstown Theatre Festival is the winner of a 2002 Tony Award. This is a resident summer theatre located at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Plays such as "The Elephant Man," performed by Bradley Cooper has been performed there. Classic plays such as "Ghosts," by Henrik Ibsen, will be performed this year by the actress Uma Thurman. This theatre is a 45-minute drive from Whistler's Inn. We recommend this theatre for its world-class performances.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Resort
“A big, fully equipped ski resort about twenty minutes away. In the summertime there's fun rides on the mountainside. Local skiers say that the trails are satisfying even in a sparse snow season.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Ski Area
“All year long activities. We are not skiers, but we have had a ball going to Jiminy for the other activities. Down hill sled, trampolines and all kinds of stuff I don't know the names of. Check it out!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
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“Quaint, refined eatery for locally sourced American plates, craft cocktails & boutique wines.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Cinema
“First-run movies, indies, and special showings in a small, independent theater.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Great ski resort only 20 mins from 55 Raccoon Forks Rd. Open mid Nov to mid April. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This local coffee shop has the best espresso and coffee drinks around. They have recently expanded to include a variety of matcha tea drinks and unique options over at their Uptown Tunnel City coffee bar in the Williams Bookstore. They also have a shop at Mass MoCA. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
University
“Consistently ranked as the best liberal arts school in the nation. Rich with tradition and gorgeous campus.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“An aerial adventure park noted by Boston Magazine, The New York Times, and other travel publications. Traverse from tree to tree on a variety of elements like high wires, zip lines, and rope ladders. If you’re the one in the group afraid of heights, stay on the ground and enjoy watching your mates yell “Wahoo!” as they zip by.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
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“Solid margaritas (including some delicious fruity options) & Mexican comfort food. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Campground
“This is the largest mountain in Massachusetts and the only taiga-boreal forest in the state. The elevation is 3,489 feet tall. There is a visitor's center at the bottom of the mountain. It takes about three hours to hike to the top. Visitors can also drive to the top of the mountain where they can see the Massachusetts Veterans War Memorial Tower. There is also a spectacular view of several states which include Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. We like to have lunch at Bascom Lodge which is located at the top of Mount Greylock.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Campground
“Lots of hiking options, nice visitor center, nice lodge and tower at the top. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Popular Israeli cuisine. Two nice bar areas. Popular stop in the center of town.”
  • 10 locals recommend