- Our list of the best things to do in North Adams, Massachusetts, features the top 98 nearby activities — including 61 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- North Adams, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 15 things to do within the city of North Adams, MA , followed by 83 popular activities in nearby cities, including Pittsfield, Williamstown, Wilmington, Bennington, Charlemont, Shelburne Falls, Lenox, Ashfield, Arlington and Dover
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Corner of Main and Bridge Streets, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370 MoreLess Info
The Arms Library of Shelburne Falls is located in the Pratt Memorial Library Building, which is over a century old. The library offers physical collections of books and periodicals as well as access to digital archives and databases.
Get back to nature with a visit to High Ledges Wildlife Sanctuary. The most popular feature is the High Ledge vista, complete with views of Shelburne Falls and Mount Greylock. The trails are five miles in total, some of which are strenuous.
One of the largest collections of native New England species is on display at the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. In addition to the geology, natural history, and live animal exhibits, the grounds of the museum off 600 acres of hiking trails and outdoor activities.
Dedicated to the life, works and legacy of Herman Melville, Herman Melville's Arrowhead is a beautiful museum located in the author's former home. This is a must-see attraction for literature enthusiasts, especially fans of Melville's 'Moby Dick.'
Enjoy the colorful, vibrant, and heart wrenching performances of true artists at Double Edge Theater. The community shapes and creates phantasmal stories, romantic adventures, and adrenaline induced thrillers to keep visitors coming back.
Established in 1791, Hancock Shaker Village operates as a local muesem preserving the history and culture of the Shakers religious sect. The village grounds comprise of a herb garden, Shaker Farm and other original buildings that house the history and craft exhibits.