Spring welcomes visitors with colorful gardens and a chorus of cheerful birds. During summer, guests can rest in the apple orchard or take a refreshing dip in the pool, while horses frolic in the neighboring hills. Fall is a special time, with the renowned Fall Foliage of the Berkshires wowing visitors with a dazzling display of vibrant autumn hues. Soon the blanketing snows of winter signal the beginning of the skiing season at – only minutes away.
The Paresky Center is alive and bustling once again for the spring semester. A hub of student life at Williams, Paresky houses Baxter Great Hall (seen here), four dining options, meeting rooms, and study spaces, pool and foosball tables, an auditorium, and the student mailroom.
Covid-19 is an ongoing concern in our region, including on campus. Safety measures are in place, and campus community members and guests are additionally advised to take personal precautions. See the college’s Covid-19 website for information about campus policies. For the latest research and recommendations from the CDC, visit cdc.gov/coronavirus. Read More
Williamstown Chamber Of Commerce
The Berkshire Visitors Bureau
Choose your own adventure!
Serene mountain vistas, lush forests, and clear blue lakes define the Berkshire landscape, an idyllic setting for your next family vacation, romantic escape, or weekend with friends. Boasting more than 100 world class cultural attractions, superior outdoor recreation, and a famous farm-to-table food scene, the Berkshires promises an unforgettable experience.
Hancock Shaker Village
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Williams College Museum of Art
One of the finest college art museums in the country, the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) houses 12,000 works that span the history of art. Within the broad range of time periods and cultures represented, the collection emphasizes modern and contemporary art, American art from the late 18th century to present, and the art of world cultures. Admission to the museum is always FREE as are a host of educational programs that are available to the public.
Open Tuesday through Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-5 Free admission. Wheelchair accessible. Read More
Williamstown Theatre Festival
’62 Center for Theatre and Dance at Williams College
The students, faculty, and staff of the ’62 Center are excited to welcome the general public to all our performances and events. COVID-19 remains an urgent health concern that requires us to continue preventative policies for the safety of our community. All patrons are required to wear a well-fitted mask and are expected to be fully vaccinated.
All ’62 Center staff and performers adhere to the College’s vaccination guidelines. At present, our performers will be unmasked. All visiting performers are tested before each performance. Read More
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA)
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
Mohawk Trail Association
Waubeeka Golf Links
Waubeeka Golf Links is the perfect place for you to hold your wedding, mimosa breakfast, rehearsal dinner or party. Nestled in-between Mount Greylock and the Taconic Range, with the Green River flowing through the course, Waubeeka offers breath taking sunsets and a wonderful background for your special moment. We offer in house catering with our own professional chef. To view our full banquet menu, click here. You truly will understand why our catchphrase is “It’s always a beautiful day at Waubeeka“. Read More
Hopkins Memorial Forest
The Hopkins Memorial Forest (HMF) is a 2600 acre (1040 ha) reserve in Massachusetts, New York and Vermont managed by the Williams College Center for Environmental Studies (CES) to facilitate research and undergraduate teaching activities while preserving and monitoring forest resources, particularly through long-term ecological research. We strongly encourage disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching, scholarly activity, and experimental research in the Forest. In addition, low-impact recreational activities that foster an understanding and enjoyment of the forest environment are encouraged.
Our vision for the HMF of the future is a better-understood landscape that will continue to provide opportunities for learning and connection with the natural world. Read More