About the Area
Nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires, situated near the Connecticut River and the Mount Tom & Mount Holyoke ranges, the Pioneer Valley is a mix of all that’s good about both the city and the country. With easy access to Interstate 91, the Massachusetts Turnpike, and Route 5, the location can’t be beat.
Home to the Five Colleges: Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire, and the University of Massachusetts, the region is known for its vibrant, nationally recognized arts and entertainment scene, fine dining at outstanding restaurants, downtown shopping, recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities, and is LGBT friendly.
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The "Hidden Hills"
The Hidden Hills are a geographical area roughly covering the Westfield River watershed. The region consists of 15 contiguous towns, from Williamsburg to Becket, Plainfield to Russell, Otis to Westhampton.