- TripBuzz found 111 things to do with kids in or near Charlemont, Massachusetts, including 102 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Brattleboro, Northampton, Pittsfield and North Adams.
- From Zoar Picnic Area to Crab Apple Whitewater, the Charlemont area offers 82 different types of family activities, including: Ziplines, Rafting, Forests and Nature & Wildlife Areas.
- Charlemont is a rural town located between Pelham Lake Park and Mohawk Trail State Forest. Both the Deerfield River and the North River serve as the town's eastern border with several mountains and natural features filling the area. Outdoor recreation is the primary focus of the town during the summer as well as the winter.
Named for World War II veterans, Howard Memorial Park is located along a wooded area that features views of nearby Cheshire Pond. The park is home to waterfowl and offers open grassy areas along with picnic tables.
A house built in 1787, Historic Cherry Hill provides a guided tour of the grounds and a collection of over 70,000 items. The collection has items from between 1787 and 1963, including diaries, documents, furnishings, photos and clothing.
Lake Contoocook Public Beach is a beach off the coast of Lake Contoocook. The beach is open to the public and is known to be relatively uncrowded. The lake is suitable for fishing and lunch stands can be found nearby.
A historic neighborhood of the city, Lark Street now features plenty of shopping opportunities and others. In here are art galleries, coffee houses, restaurants, bars, antique shops, and even tattoo shops. It is the place where several festivals are held, such as the Art on Lark.
In operation since the 1930s, Silver Ranch Stables offers horseback lessons and rides at its ranch. Depending on the season and weather, visitors can take sleigh and carriage rides through the surrounding trails.
Resting on the summit of Pack Monadnock, Miller State Park is the New Hampshire's oldest state park, and offers a non-hiking alternative to viewing the summit, with road access and a picnic area. Three major hiking trails also ascend the mountain.
Jogging, picnicking and fishing are some of the activities to be performed in the Washington Park. Some of the amenities include a Lakehouse Amphitheatre, a playground area, and tennis courts. In here there are over 100 species of trees, and plenty of bird to be spotted.