The this coming weekend of Oct. 14 – 16, 2011.
What a time to visit Williamstown, stay at the 1896 House Inn and eat yummy food at the 6' House Pub. Sit outside by the firepit and drink a cocktail or a hot mulled cider.
Check out the latest up to date Fall Foliage reports at http://www.foliagenetwork.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=34:northeast-us&Itemid=68&layout=default
Take a Hike!
Fall foliage views atop
Greylock, No better place to view the
splendor of fall in the Berkshires than from the top of ,
the highest point in Massachusets. Mount Greylock
Or Take a
Williamstown, Mohawk Trail and Savoy State Forest Loop --- (55 miles)
■ Starting at Williamstown, proceed east on Route 2 into and through
North Adams Natural Bridge
State Park is located east of off Route 2
and 8. This bridge of white marble was created by the waters of Hudson Brook. North Adams
■ East of North Adams, Route 2 is also named the Mohawk Trail, used by Native Americans of the Five Nations to pass between the
valleys. At the Hairpin Turn, the trail rises sharply to the Hudson Western
Summit. There is an observation point to view the mountains of
southern Vermont and northwestern . Massachusetts
■ Continuing on Route 2 / Mohawk Trail, the next stop is Whitcomb Summit, the top of the trail, with an elevation of 2,173 feet.
■ Further along, the trail crosses a bridge and turns sharply to the left. Another road leads to the right. Here the visitor has a choice of three routes:
■ The first is to continue along the Mohawk Trail to Charlemont,
Shelburne Falls, and .
■ The second is to retrace the route back to
. North Adams
■ The third is to turn into
Forest for a visit to . To reach the falls, pass through
Drury on Route 2, then turn right on Black Brook Road, right on Adams Road, and
left on Bannis Road into Savoy Center. Tannery Falls
■ From Savoy Center, proceed west on Route 116 to
Adams. Pass throughAdams and head northbound on Route 8
Road, which runs parallel to Route 8, gives a
commanding view of , towering over
Adams, a charming Victorian town with an elegantly restored Greylock
Mountain Main Street.
■ Turn west on Route 2 when leaving
and return to Williamstown North Adams
Drive information courtesy of http://www.visit-massachusetts.com/current_category.30/current_advcategory.292/companies_list.html