- Our list of the best things to do in Northampton, Massachusetts, features the top 148 nearby activities — including 65 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Northampton, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Holyoke's Mount Tom State Reservation is located in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Its boasts more than 20 miles of trails and is adjacent to Lake Bray, a popular fishing spot. The Mount Tom State Reservation is also popular with cross-country skiers.
Situated by the Connecticut River, Holyoke Canoe Club offers its members recreational activities like tennis, swimming, and boating. The club hosts events like summer camps, soccer clinics, pancake breakfasts, and more.
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Picture books are celebrated for their contributions to the art world at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Three galleries of rotating exhibits are housed within the 40,000 square foot facility along with permanent collections by famous picture book creators Maurice Sendak and Rosemary Wells.
Visitors can enjoy over 30 miles of marked trails on the Mount Holyoke Range at Holyoke Range State Park. The park accommodates a variety of outdoor activities including walking, hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and hunting.
The rescuing, translating, and disseminating of Yiddish books serve as founding pillars for the National Yiddish Book Museum. The organization also strives to advance the knowledge of the saved literature through special education-based programs and exhibits within the architecturally unique building.
With a peak of 632 ft., the Little Tom Mountain is situated in the Connecticut River Valley within 2,500 acres of conservation land. A 5 mile round trip trail provides access to a scenic view overlooking the river valley.