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The road curves upward past a sweet corn stand and the gleam of a pond behind the pines. You wonder what will lie around the next bend — a view across the valley, an antique shop, a chamber ensemble, or a regional art show? Scenic drives here are a treasure hunt.
- Cars can climb mountains (when the weather allows). From May to October the road up Mount Greylock is open to trail heads, campgrounds, and the lighthouse at the summit.
- Scenic byways like the Mohawk Trail have drawn visitors for more than 100 years. Between North Adams and the Connecticut River, old-fashioned motel cabins recall the 1920s.
- Off the main track, villages expand in summer and fall with artist studios, secondhand bookshops, folk music and white-water rafting.
At 3,491 feet, Mount Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts.
JK Rowling announced that the North American school of witchcraft and wizardry is located atop our very own Mt. Greylock!
Opened in 1914 as one of the first auto-touring roads in the country. Discover the wonders of Route 2.
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Travel Route 116 starting in Adams and ending in South Deerfield, MA.