70 Cheap Summer Activities in Western Massachusetts
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70 Cheap Summer Activities in Western Massachusetts

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70 Cheap Summer Activities in Western Massachusetts
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Enjoying the bliss of summer can be difficult when you're trying not to break your budget. Luckily, Western Mass is a beautiful area full of activities that won't bust the bank. Here's a list of 70 activities that are free or cheap:


  1. BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL – Adams, MA
  2. BEER TALK AND DINNER – Adams, MA
  3. ROBINSON STATE PARK – Agawam, MA
  4. PUFFERS POND – Amherst, MA
  5. MILL RIVER RECREATION AREA – Amherst, MA
  6. DOWNTOWN BEATS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES (Thursdays) – Amherst, MA
  7. CHAPEL BROOK – Ashfield, MA
  8. ASHFIELD LAKE - Ashfield MA
  9. JACOB’S PILLOW – Becket, MA
  10. LAKE METACOMET – Belchertown, MA
  11. QUABBIN DAM – Belchertown, MA
  12. CONWAY STATION – Conway, MA
  13. NATURAL ROOTS – Conway, MA
  14. CRANE PAPERMAKING MUSEUM – Dalton, MA
  15. DEERFIELD RIVER – Deerfield, MA
  16. ARCADIA WILDLIFE SANCTURARY – Easthampton, MA
  17. ART WALK – Easthampton, MA
  18. ARTS IN THE PARK CONCERTS, MILLSIDE PARK (Fridays) – Easthampton, MA
  19. MUSIC ON THE PORCH, FLORENCE CIVIC CENTER (Thursdays) – Florence, MA
  20. D.A.R. STATE FOREST – Goshen, MA
  21. BARE ASS BEACH – Greenfield, MA
  22. GREENFIELD ENERGY PARK – Greenfield, MA
  23. HIGHLAND PARK POND – Greenfield, MA
  24. POET’S SEAT TOWER – Greenfield, MA
  25. SKINNER STATE PARK – Hadley, MA
  26. MT. HOLYOKE THE SUMMIT HOUSE – Hadley, MA
  27. MOUNTAIN PARK – Holyoke, MA
  28. DINOSAUR FOOTPRINTS RESERVATION – Holyoke, MA
  29. MT. TOM STATE RESERVATION – Holyoke, MA
  30. MT. GREYLOCK STATE RESERVATION - Lanesborough, MA
  31. MUSANTE BEACH – Leeds, MA
  32. PLEASANT VALLEY SANCTUARY – Lenox, MA
  33. PEACE PAGODA – Leverett, MA
  34. GLENDALE FALLS – Middlefield, MA
  35. MONTAGUE BOOK MILL – Montague, MA
  36. BASH BISH FALLS STATE PARK – Mt. Washington, MA
  37. NATURAL BRIDGE STATE PARK – North Adams, MA
  38. CHILD’S PARK – Northampton, MA
  39. BOTANIC GARDEN OF SMITH COLLEGE – Northampton, MA
  40. NORTHAMPTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES (Fridays) – Northampton, MA
  41. NORTHFIELD MOUNTAIN RECREATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER - Northfield, MA
  42. PLAINFIELD POND – Plainfield, MA
  43. SUMMIT FARM – Plainfield, MA
  44. CANOE MEADOWS WILDLIFE SANCTUARY – Pittsfield, MA
  45. PITTSFIELD STATE FOREST – Pittsfield, MA
  46. TULLY LAKE AND TRAIL – Royalston, MA
  47. TANNERY FALLS – Savory, MA
  48. BRIDGE OF FLOWERS – Shelburne Falls, MA
  49. SHELBURNE FALLS TROLLEY MUSEUM - Shelburne Falls, MA
  50. SHELBURNE FALLS POTHOLES – Shelburne, MA
  51. LAKE WYOLA STATE PARK – Shutesbury, MA
  52. YANKEE CANDLE VILLAGE – South Deerfield, MA
  53. OLD HISTORIC DEERFIELD – South Deerfield, MA
  54. MT. SUGARLOAF – South Deerfield, MA
  55. SPRAY PARK AT BEACHGROUNDS PARK – South Hadley, MA
  56. CONCERTS ON THE COMMONS (Thursdays) – South Hadley, MA
  57. FOX RUN - Sturbridge, MA
  58. MT. TOBY – Sunderland, MA
  59. ICE GLEN – Stockbridge, MA
  60. GREAT FALLS DISCOVERY CENTER - Turners Falls, MA
  61. TURNERS FALLS FISHWAY – Turners Falls, MA
  62. LAUREL LAKE – Warwick, MA
  63. CHESTERFIELD GORGE - West Chesterfield, MA
  64. WESTFIELD RIVER – Westfield, MA
  65. RIVER VALLEY FARM – Whately, MA
  66. QUONQUONT FARM – Whately, MA
  67. MASS AUDUBON’S GRAVES FARM WILDLIFE SANCTUARY – Williamsburg, MA
  68. MEEKINS LIBRARY – Williamsburg, MA
  69. WILLIAMSTOWN HIKE – Williamstown, MA
  70. CRICKET CREEK FARM – Williamstown, MA


Now that you know you have options, go and enjoy what's left of your summer!

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