At the top of Water Street in Williamstown, in an old brick storefront, prism glass windows reflect sunlight into the room. Frank Lloyd Wright designed them in 1897. Around here you find rare bright spots casually on the street. In self-guided tours, you can look into the past or find local color at your own pace.
- Walking tours of Williams College, Williamstown and Bennington explore the sites and stories of the people who have lived here since the Revolutionary War.
- Follow a local birder’s tracks along the rivers, meadows and ridges. Or if you’re looking for microbrew or aged cheeses, you can tour the region farm by farm or tap by tap.
- For a broader view, drive over the hills on scenic byways — and stop for a bite of local cheese or a local brew along the way.
A self-guided tour of the Williamstown Cultural District.
Williamstown has many habitats for birds and bird-watching — rivers and river banks, parks and fields, valleys and high mountain forests, all an easy walk from the center of town.
Explore the history of Williamstown on this walking tour.
Self-guided tour of the Williams College Campus.
Discover Williamstown with this online map.
Berkshire Farm & Table has created virtual Taste Trails for residents and visitors to explore and enjoy throughout the seasons.
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Just north of Williamstown, Route 7 crosses the Vermont border into a corner of the Green Mountains that has fostered its own artistic community for more than a century.