Autumn in the northern Berkshires

Williamstown, MA

Towns and forest trails shimmer with the autumnal glow of fall foliage. Restaurants craft delectable specialties from local harvests.

Indoors and out, the arts inspire, provoke, and engage.

See why The Boston Globe named Williamstown as a perfect New England town for a fall getaway!

Now’s the time to plan a restorative visit, an delightful adventure, a cultural uplift

Oh, the glorious views!

Cruise into town on some of the most spectacular scenic byways in New England, including the historic Mohawk Trail.

Mohawk Trail Hairpin Turn

Or ditch the car and enjoy gentle strolls and adventurous climbs cast in an array of brilliant colors.

Check out our hiking maps and resources to plan your routes.

Stroll under golden halos of foliage

For quintessential Fall experiences, find your way through a corn maze, stop at a farm stand or farmers market.

And pick your own apples at a nearby orchard!

Corn Maze!

Find dozens of public art projects in forests and towns all around the Northern Berkshires and Southern Vermont.

Large Bowl, 1997. Ursula von Rydingsvard

Acquaint yourself with masterpieces of European and American art at The Clark Art Institute.

The Clark Art Institute

Outside you can soak up the autumn sun near The Clark’s reflecting pools. Stroll the rolling hills and forests of Stone Hill.

Hike to the Lunder Center and encounter a stunning exhibit of contemporary art.

Outdoors at The Clark

Consider thought-provoking and engaging installations at MASS MoCA with ample indoor and outdoor spaces

for families, couples, and individuals to roam.

MASS MoCA

Hungry and ready for a break?

Treat yourself at one of the many restaurants serving locally sourced and crafted food and spirits.

The Barn Kitchen & Bar at The Williams Inn

When the sun sets and temperatures start to fall, head out for a night of performance or music.

Take in a film at the only year-round independent film house in the Berkshires.

Or set yourself up for a cozy evening in. Our local shops offer innovative games for family and friends.

You can also find inspiring books, many by local authors.

Phenomenal sunsets!

Whatever your style, now’s the time to open your eyes

to the dazzling views and extraordinary culture in the northern Berkshire mountains.

Eyes, 2001. Louise Bourgeois

Plan your Fall and Winter experiences now.

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Thank you to Leslie Morgenthal and Carol Stegeman for the beautiful photographs of fall foliage in the mountains.