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Below, you will find information about getting to campus, and listings for local resources such as hotels, restaurants, historic museums, and more.

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Getting to Deerfield

Online Mapping Systems and GPS

You can find directions to DA using Google or Bing Maps. In GPS systems, you can use any of the following: “7 Old Main Street,” “1 Albany Road,” or “1 Academy Lane.”  You may also input our location using GPS coordinates 42º 32′ 43.8″ N, 72º 36′ 17.88″ W.

Driving Directions

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Deerfield Academy is located in western Massachusetts 30 miles north of Springfield and 5 miles south of Greenfield in “Historic Deerfield.”

From the South
Driving to the Academy from the south, take I-91 North to Massachusetts exit 24 and turn right at the end of the exit ramp. Head north on Routes 5 and 10 for five miles, turning left at the “Historic Deerfield” sign onto Main Street. Half a mile on the left is the Academy.

From the North
Driving from the north, take I-91 South to exit 25, and turn left at the end of the ramp. At the stop light, turn left onto Routes 5 and 10 and proceed north for approximately four miles. Turn left at the “Historic Deerfield” sign onto Main Street and proceed about a half mile to the Academy. 

From the East
Driving from the east, take I-90 West (the Massachusetts Turnpike) to exit 4. Head north on I-91 and follow “from the south” directions above. Or take Route 2 west to I-91 South and follow “From the North” directions above.

From the West
Driving from the west, take I-90 East (the Massachusetts Turnpike) to exit 4. Head north on I-91 and follow “From the South” directions above. Or take Route 2 east to I-91 South and follow “From the North” directions above.

Parking at Deerfield
There are visitor parking signs located in front of the Main School building and in front of Ephraim Williams House. Parking is also allowed on Albany Road. During large events (or weekends), Security will direct you to designated parking areas.

By Air
Airline service to the area is through Bradley International Airport, which is outside Hartford, Connecticut, 55 miles south of Deerfield on I-91.

The Academy’s post office address is Deerfield, Massachusetts 01342. The school telephone number is 413-772-0241. The direct line to the Admission Office is 413-774-1400.

Campus Map

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Local Lodging

The Deerfield Inn Main St., Deerfield, MA, (413) 774-5587 (Pet-friendly, and offers a 10% discount to first-time visiting Deerfield Academy parents)

Quality Inn Northampton 117 Conz Street, Northampton, MA; (413) 586-1500

Clarion Hotel Route 91 S, Exit 18, Northampton, MA, (413) 586-1211

Courtyard by Marriott 423 Russell Street, Rte. 9, Hadley, MA, (413) 256-5454

Hampton Inn Hadley 24 Bay Road, Hadley, MA, (413) 586-4851

Hampton Inn Greenfield 184 Shelburne Road/Rt. 2, Greenfield, MA, (413) 773-0057

Holiday Inn Express 400 Russell Street, Rte. 9, Hadley, MA, (413) 582-0002

Hotel Northampton 36 King Street, Northampton, MA, (413) 584-3100 / (800) 547-3529

Howard Johnson Express 401 Russell Street, Rte. 9, Hadley, MA, (413) 586-0114

The Inn at Crumpin-Fox 71 Northfield Road, Bernardston, MA 01337, (413) 648-9131

Lord Jeffery Inn 30 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA, (800) 742-0358

Comfort Inn 237 Russell Street, Rte. 9, Hadley, MA, (413) 584-9816

Red Roof Inn Routes 5 & 10, South Deerfield, MA, (413) 665-7161

University Lodge 345 N. Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, (413) 256-8111

^ = DA visitor rate available.

Bed & Breakfasts

The Brandt House (10 min.) 29 Highland Ave., Greenfield, MA, (800) 235-3329, Steve Sears & John Labryssen, www.brandthouse.com

Bela’s B&B (15 minutes) 595 River Road, Deerfield, MA, (413) 522-6394, Bela Breslau, farm.shintaido.org/belabandb

The Greenfield Lion House (10 min.) 81 High St., Greenfield, MA 01301, (413) 774-1732, www.greenfieldlionhouse.com

Kenburn Orchards (20 min.) 1394 Mohawk Trail, Shelburne, MA, (413) 625-6116, Susan Flaccus, www.kenburnorchards.com 

Allen House Victorian Inn (20 min.) 599 Main St., Amherst, MA, (413) 253-5000, Alan Zieminski, www.allenhouse.com

Hillside House (15 min.) 60 Masterson Rd., Whately, MA, (413) 665-5515, Julia & Ed Berman, www.hillsidehousebb.com

Penrose Victorian Inn (20 min.) 133 Main St., Haydenville, MA, (888) 268-7711, Nancy Zimmer, www.penroseinn.com

Ashley Graves House (10 min.) 121 N. Main St., Sunderland, MA, (413) 665-6656, Carole & Michael Skibiski, www.ashleygraveshouse.com

Shelburne House Bed & Breakfast (25 min.) 66 Colrain Shelburne Road, Shelburne, MA, (413) 625-9955, Elaine Hinze, www.shelburnehouse.com

The Country Cape (15 min.) 155 Haydenville Rd., Whately, MA, (413) 665-8523, Nancy & Gary Wilson, www.countrycapebb.com

The House in Pumpkin Hollow (25 min.) 173 Whately Road, Conway, MA, (413) 369-6007, Diane Poland, www.pumpkinhollowhouse.com

Sunnyside Farm (15 min.) 21 River Rd., Whately, MA, (413) 665-3113, Mary Lou Green

The Black Walnut Inn (20 min.) 1184 N. Pleasant St., Amherst, MA, (413) 549-5649, Dan Burbine, www.blackwalnutinn.com

Old Tavern Farm (10 min.) 817 Colrain Rd., Greenfield, MA, (413) 772-0474, The Sandersons, www.oldtavernfarm.com

The House on the Hill (10 min.) 330 Leyden Rd., Greenfield, MA, (413) 774-2070, Donna & Alain Mollard, www.thehouseonthehillbnb.com

Poetry Ridge Bed and Breakfast (10 min.) 55 Stone Ridge Lane, Greenfield, MA, (413) 773-5143, Errol & Mary Sorenson, www.rkotours.com

Mountain View Inn (25 min.) 146 North Hill Road, Conway, MA, (413) 369-4700, Joanie Schwartz & Kate O’Shea, www.mtviewbb.com

Six Maple Street Bed & Breakfast (25 min.) 6 Maple Street, Shelburne Falls, MA, (413) 625-6807, Judith Hoyt

Amherst Inn (25 min.) 257 Main Street, Amherst, MA, (413) 253-5000, Alan Zieminski, www.allenhouse.com

West Winds (10 min.) 151 Smead Hill Road, Greenfield, MA, (413) 774-4025, Sandi Richardson, www.westwindsinn.com

The Owl’s Nest (25 min.) 161 Thompson Road, Conway, MA, (413) 625-2151, Caroline Chase (1BR apartment with full kitchen, private entrance)

The Mill Village House (2 miles) 200 Mill Village Road, Deerfield, MA, (413) 772-0651, Rocio Vriend

Other local bed & breakfasts are available at www.fivecollegebb.com.

Local Dining

Below are some restaurants that are within 15 minutes of campus. You can see a more complete listing of local eateries here.

Chandler’s Tavern
Yankee Candle Co., 25 Greenfield Rd., S. Deerfield; (413) 665-1277; American

Farm Table
219 South Street, Bernardston, MA; (413) 648-5200

Goten of Japan 
Route 116, Sunderland; (413) 665-3628; Japanese Steak House

Hope and Olive 
44 Hope Street, Greenfield; (413) 774-3150; Creative American

Magpie
21 Bank Row, Greenfield; (413) 475-3570 

Mesa Verde 
10 Fiske Avenue, Greenfield; (413) 772-2531; Mexican

MRKT: Farm to Table
6B Elm Street, South Deerfield, MA;  (413) 397-2190; New American

Ristorante Di Paolo
166 Avenue A, Turners Falls; (413) 863-4441; Italian

Taylor’s Tavern 
238 Main Street, Greenfield; (413) 773-8313; American

Thai Blue Ginger
298 Main Street, Greenfield; (413) 772-0921; Thai

The Blue Heron  
112 N. Main Street, Sunderland; (413) 665-2102; Creative American

Whately Inn
193 Chestnut Plain Rd., Whately; (413) 665-3044; American

The Wok  
723 Greenfield Rd., Deerfield; (413) 774-3606; Chinese

Wolfie’s Restaurant 
52 Main St., S. Deerfield; (413) 665-7068; American

Local Attractions/Services

Find information on local history, museums, inns, shopping and more at: www.historic-deerfield.orgwww.memorialhall.mass.eduwww.deerfield-ma.orgwww.dininginmass.com/413/greenfield.htmwww.noho.comwww.mountainfarmshadley.com, and www.hampshiremall.com.

Books, Music and Videos

  • World Eye Bookshop, Greenfield, 772-2186
  • Montague Book Mill, Montague, 367-0104
  • FYE, Greenfield, 773-3600
  • Downtown Sounds, Northampton, 586-0998, www.downtownsounds.com

Florists

  • LaSalle Florists, Whately, 665-2653
  • Stop & Shop, Greenfield, 774-6096
  • Sigda Flower Shop, Greenfield, 773-5468
  • Floral Affairs, Greenfield, 376-4233, www.floralaffairsofgreenfield.com

Activities and Pastimes

Bikes

Bowling

Golf

  • Western Mass Clubs: www.westernmassgolf.com/first.html
  • Country Club of Greenfield, Greenfield, 772-0970
  • Crumpin Fox, Bernardston, 648-9101
  • Goodnow’s Chip and Putt, Shelburne Falls, 625-6107
  • Meadows Golf Course, Greenfield, 773-9047
  • Thomas Memorial Golf Club, Turners Falls, 863-8003

Rafting

Skiing

  • Conditions, 413-499-7669
  • Northfield Mountain (XC), 659-3713
  • Berkshire East, 413-339-6617, www.berkshireeast.com

Radio Stations

Tickets

Travel

Travel Information

Public Bus Service

Peter Pan bus lines run through Deerfield, stopping at Savage’s Market (1/2 mile south of campus on Routes 5&10). Call 1-800-343-9999 or visit peterpanbus.com for schedules. Greyhound Bus: 1-800-231-2222 or online at greyhound.com.

Train

The closest Amtrak station is in Amherst with trains to and from NYC once daily. Students often find Springfield’s schedule more convenient. Call 1-800-872-7245.

Air

The closest international airport is Bradley International Airport, which services the Hartford, CT-Springfield, MA area. It is located 50 miles south of Deerfield. Logan Airport in Boston is a 2–3 hour drive. There are also several local airports that can handle small planes.

International students should always check the following before travel: passport expiration date, I–94 card expiration date (received at port of entry), signature from the Dean of Students on the second page of the I–20 form.

A variety of limosine, taxi, and shuttle services provide transport to the airport:

Limousine Service

  • Wrisley Limousine: 413-665-4046
  • Limo Connection: 800-924-7067
  • Poupon Limousine: 800-309-5466
  • Exclusive Car Service: 413-534-3505
  • Remillard Sedan: 413-586-1329

Taxicab Service

  • About Town Taxi: 413-774-4000
  • The Taxi: 413-584-6244

Shuttle Service

  • Seemo Shuttle: 800-908-2829
  • Valley Transporter: 800-872-8752
  • Thomas Transportation: 800-526-8143