The Birches Bed and Breakfast

Address: 236 Middle Street, Amherst, Massachusetts, 01002, United States | B&B
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
   
 

Travel Blogs from Amherst

Get lost, get right with my soul

A travel blog entry by martha587 on Oct 29, 2014

2 comments, 28 photos


The last few days have been mostly about driving, walking and downtime up on a Vermont mountaintop. Lots of pictures with commentary in this post. I did a lot of pulling over to the side of the road and jumping out for photo opportunities.

We spent one day poking around the different neighborhoods of Portland before heading to the far north. I've spent time in Portland twice, both times in late fall, and both times ...

Chasing Fall

A travel blog entry by martha587 on Oct 19, 2014

8 comments, 5 photos

... crepes (Lamb Merguez sausage...yum).

Cate and I then took our combined 3 dogs (Stormy, Cinnamon and Addie) for a beautiful hike in a local conservation area. Stormy, the fierce Chihuahua, did his level best to put Addie in her place, attempts which were mostly ignored. A good time was had by all.

Tomorrow I visit WEBS, the yarn mecca in this neck of the woods, then we head east and south towards Mystic, CT.
...

Visiting Tony, Michelle and David in Easthampton

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds on Oct 04, 2014

7 photos

... with mole waiting for us, we got to see the final placement of the mosaic we helped put together in 2011.

Back then, we had the greatest opportunity to help Michelle and Tony put together a Mosaic for their home. Our "workshop" was in Tony's beautiful family home in Truro on Cape Cod. The house is aptly named "Xanadu". Their private driveway has signs up the hill with the first verse of Coleridge's poem ("In Xanadu did Kubla Khan, a stately ...

A special visit with a girlfriend after 36 years!

A travel blog entry by heavenonearth on Oct 04, 2014

Debbie and I have talked on the phone from time to time, over the 36 years since we got out of the Air Force in 1978 but... I never thought I'd find myself just 70 miles from her home in Massachusetts!!! She was SO SURPRISED when I called her and asked if we could stop by for a visit!! Spending time with her was absolutely one of my favorite experiences on our ...

Westward Ho

A travel blog entry by hyoung74 on Sep 30, 2014

11 photos

... our lunch, better than sitting in the car. Their restrooms were the first we have come across that have dual flush systems and there were even fresh flowers in the ladies restroom.

Continued on westward going between route 2 and 2A which sometimes were the same road. We made an unscheduled stop at a small town called Quabbin as Wes was quite tired. They put a lot of thought into naming their streets (see photo).

The cloud was getting lower and the light ...

Other places to stay in Amherst