Williamstown MA real estate agency Harsch Associates offers our readers this article from the Canada Free Press. The article appeared on July 31, 2012 and offers the benefits of living in a college town.
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North Adams and Williamstown
Situated in the Berkshire mountains, these two towns offer scenes of breathtaking beauty. North Adams is home to the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, which offers a variety of academic pursuits, while Williamstown houses Williams College, one of the best liberal arts schools in America. Although these two towns are best known for their education centers, it is the other attractions that make North Adams and Williamstown truly special.
North Adams and Williamstown are made for outdoorsy types. Hiking and running trails abound in the Berkshires, which are famous for their gorgeous autumns. Summers in the Berkshires are just as enjoyable, though, as mild air and lush green hills provide a perfect pastoral backdrop to any outdoor excursion.
North Adams and Williamstown also boast a range of indoors attractions. The Williams College Museum of Art and the Clark Art Institute feature art from around the world. The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams is one of the largest centers for contemporary visual and performing arts in the country. Quaint shops and restaurants provide service to passersby who need a bite or a drink. The North Adams and Williamstown area is an ideal destination
The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) is the state agency dedicated to promoting Massachusetts as a leisure-travel destination. An integral part of the state's economy, tourism generates more than $915 million in state and local taxes and $14.4 billion in travel related expenditures and supports 121,500 in-state jobs.
The Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism's "Ask a Local" iPhone application, now available on iTunes is an on-the-move guide provides travel information, "local" tips, and deals from Massachusetts' hotels, attractions, restaurants, and shopping destinations. www.massvacation.com