Dazzling Vistas. Delightful Escapes…

Williamstown, MA

… that’s autumn in the Northern Berkshires!

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.

Now’s the time to plan a restorative visit, an enthralling 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 each cast in an array of brilliant colors.

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

Stroll under golden haloes of foliage

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

Pick your own apples at a nearby orchard!

Corn Maze!

While out exploring, find dozens of public art projects in forests and downtowns all around the Northern Berkshires.

Large Bowl, 1997. Ursula von Rydingsvard

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

Step outside to explore woodland footpaths and The Clark’s first outdoor sculpture exhibition.

Knee and Elbow, by Nairy Baghramian for Ground/work 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 and explore.

MASS MoCA

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, you can catch a performance at a local venue, take in a film at

the only year-round, nonprofit, independent film house in the Berkshires.

Or cozy up with inspiring fiction and prose by one of our local authors.

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

Make memories for a lifetime.

Curate your Fall and Winter experiences now.

#EscapetoWilliamstown

Eyes, by Louise Bourgeois for Williams College

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