The Birches Bed and Breakfast

Address: 236 Middle Street, Amherst, Massachusetts, 01002, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Amherst

Stockbridge - Norman Rockwell Museum

A travel blog entry by vbbennie on Oct 08, 2015

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... a model (see photo of boy and policeman in diner) that when asked if he would do it again a few weeks later he told everybody he knew to look at the magazine on that date. When the SEP magazine was published (see photo of the boy at the doctor's) he was so embarrassed he didn't leave his house for two weeks. His studio which was originally in the centre of Stockbridge was moved to the site of the ...

Sturbridge to Springfieldwn

A travel blog entry by vbbennie on Oct 07, 2015

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... but they turned up at 3.15, unfed and Graeme was hot n sweaty. The museum was almost an all day thing and he spent the last 15 minutes shooting baskets while Graham was videoing him. Very happy hubby. There is a lot he would like to tell you all about it but I'll let him do that himself. Springfield is also the home of Indian motor bikes. It is also the home of Eleanor Powell, the 1930s movie star. So ...

Rain and falling leaves

A travel blog entry by yatz on Oct 02, 2015

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... not sure why these small towns exist. We are here because they have a motel - admittedly it is not in the town, if you can call it a town centre. However next to the motel there is a Yankee Candle - it is huge - a candle, Christmas, homeware store - they give you a map to find your way around. They even have a restaurant and that is where we had diner - it was great food - they had jazz musicians - and we even received a candle - what more could you want. Mileage: 165 ...

Almost Home. In Massachusetts

A travel blog entry by theoneride on Aug 18, 2015

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... It will be bumpy.

I went west past Mad River Glen over the mountain, down 116 and east on 24 past the Middlebury Ski bowl. Lots of Road work made for a less than perfect ride but I enjoyed it.

Back on 100 south I had spent a little too much time zig zaging when"to what to my wandering eyes did appear but a Billowy black cloud and 8 trillion tiny Rain Drops," just south of Killington. I ...

Van Buren Historic Site and Tolland State Forest,

A travel blog entry by gsnakehill on Jun 05, 2015

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1. Tolland State Forest, East Otis, MA Site 23 93 sites

This is definitely forest camping on Otis Reservoir, which is a scenic lake peninsula. No hookups and there are only about 25 sites out of 93 for trailers and RV's. Our site was down a long rocky driveway slanted to the lake with a picnic table and firepit overlooking the lake. We could have put ...

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