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Mt. Sugarloaf State Reservation

Photo: Paul Franz

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West County Cider Tasting Room

Photo Paul Franz

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An undiscovered place of matchless beauty hidden among the hills and valleys of Western Massachusetts, Franklin County is casual, unpretentious, and welcoming to all. #MoreToFranklinCounty

Kayaking with Crab Apple Whitewater in Charlemont MA

Outdoor Recreation

Franklin County's natural resources are extensive and provide opportunities for canopy tours zip-lining down the hillsides of West County, hiking Audubon trails, biking routes as fine as anywhere in New England, canoeing and kayaking on a myriad of rivers, bountiful fishing, X-country skiing in season, almost anything you want to do in the great out-of-doors in any season of the year.

Pizza in Shelburne, MA Photo: Kate Hunter

Eat & Drink

We can offer you a sumptuous brunch, your choice of ethnic lunches, a casual dinner or fine dining specializing in local farm-to-table produce and viands of surf or turf. Our chefs take pride in knowing their farming neighbors and finding the freshest fruits and vegetables in season.

The Old Deerfield Craft Fair Photo: Peter MacDonald

Arts & Culture

To say that there are numerous choices any given day or weekend is no exaggeration. Whatever your pleasure, you will find extraordinary experiences that celebrate the rivers, hills and valleys and towns that typify New England as you’d hoped to find it.

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The Visitor’s Guide has everything you need to have a great time in Franklin County. Whether you’re here for the day or planning a long weekend, there’s always more to Franklin County.

An air of peace and tranquility.

Deerfield River Photo: Kate Hunter