Visit Deerfield

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

If you are seeking directions to other schools for interscholastic sports events, you can find them here.

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


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


Directions to Off-Campus Athletics

Interscholastic competition is a hallmark of the Deerfield experience. If you wish to attend athletic events off campus, use the directory below to find competitor schools–noting that these directions are “from the Deerfield campus.” In addition, some sports compete off-campus even when “home,” notably the Deerfield golf, crew, and ski teams.

Crew: The Hammerschlag Family Boathouse  518 River Rd

Directions from the East: Take Route 2 West until you get to the intersection with the Barton Cove dam on your left side. You will turn left, cross over the bridge, and the pass through Turners Falls. This is Montague City Road. You will cross over the Connecticut River and bear left. The road then changes its name to Cheapside Road. You will pass under two railroad bridges; after the second, you will bear left and make a left turn onto Rt. 5/10, passing over the Deerfield River. Immediately after this bridge, you will make a left onto River Road, passing again under the railroad bridge. You will follow River Road east, then south for a total of approximately four miles, and the driveway to our facility will come up on the left side. You can see our boathouse from the road.

Directions from the South: Take I-91 north until exit 24, for Route 5/10. You will bear right at the top of the ramp, then proceed north on 5/10, PAST the Deerfield campus (on your left) (approx. seven miles), then turn right onto River Road before you cross the Deerfield River. (You will pass “The Wok”, a Chinese restaurant, on your left, a few hundred yards before the right turn to River Road.) You will follow River Road east, then south for a total of approximately four miles, and the driveway to our facility will come up on the left side. You can see our boathouse from the road.

For TRAILERS, we’d ask that you pull as far around the roundabout in front of the boathouse as you can; you can stage your boats in the large meadow on the river side of the rotary.

For BUSES and VANS, we’d ask that you turn right as you come down the driveway to the boathouse, using the parking lot on the south side of the facility.

Andover (Phillips), Andover, MA – 978-749-4000 (2 hours)Rte. 2 East to Rte. 495 North to Andover exit. Proceed south on Rte. 28 through town of Andover. Campus is approximately 1 mile south.
Avon Old Farms, Avon, CT – 860-673-3201 (1 ¾ hours)Rte. 91 South to Exit 40 (Bradley Airport). Follow Rte. 20 West to Rte. 202. Take 202 South to Avon.
Belmont Hill, Belmont, MA – 617-484-4410 (1 ¾ hours)Rte. 2 East to Exit 58 (Park Ave.). Turn right at lights (Park Ave.). School is past rotary straight ahead.
Berkshire, Sheffield, MA – 413-229-8511 (1 ¾ hours)Mass. Pike West to Exit 2 (Lee). Then south and west on Rte. 102 to Rte. 7 to Great Barrington; then Rte. 23 West/Rte. 41 South. After 4 miles turn left on Rte. 41 South. School 3 miles on right.
Brunswick, Greenwich, CT – 203-625-5844 (2-3/4 hours)Take I-91 South to I-95 South.  Take Exit 4. Turn Right on to Indian Field Road. Travel 1 mile and turn Left onto Rte. 1 East Putnam Ave.  At Sixth Light turn Right on to Maher Ave. School is approximately 1/4 mile on left.
Buxton, Williamstown, MA – 413-458-3919 (1 ½ hours)Rte. 2 West to rotary by Williamstown Inn at end of Main Street. Go 3/4ths around rotary and turn right (AFTER Rte. 7 right turn). School approximately 1 mile down road.
Canterbury, New Milford, CT – 860-210-3841 (2 ½ hours)Rte. 91 South to Rte. 84 West to Exit 15 (Southbury). Turn right at stop sign onto Rte. 67. Approximately 1 ½ miles down the road, Rte. 67 turns to the left. Watch for signs for Roxbury-Washington. Rte. 67 to Main St., New Milford. Proceed to end of village green, make a left and then a quick right onto Aspetuck Ave. School at top of hill.
Cardigan Mountain, Canaan, NH – 603-523-4321 (2 ½ hours)Rte. 91 North to Rte. 89 South. Take Exit 17 onto Rte. 4 east to Canaan, then sharp left at blinking light intersection. Travel 3 miles to school.
Cheshire, Cheshire, CT – 203-272-5396 (1 ¾ hours)Rte. 91 South to Exit 15 – Rte. 68. Take Rte. 68 West into Cheshire. Take Rte. 10 South for approximately 3 miles. School entrance on Academy Rd.
Choate, Wallingford, CT – 203-697-2000 (1 ¾ hours)Rte. 91 South to Exit 15. Turn right onto Rte. 68. Turn left at 3rd stop light onto North Farms Rd., which becomes North Elm St. Turn left onto Christian St. at first 4-corner stop.
Cushing, Ashburnham, MA – 978-827-7000 (1 ¼ hours)Rte. 2 East to Rte. 140 North (Winchendon). Proceed to Rte. 101 North. Turn right on Rte. 101 and follow to Academy.
Dublin, Dublin, NH – 603-563-8584 (1 ¼ hours)Rte. 91 North to Exit 28A (Northfield). Follow Rte. 10 North to Keene, NH. In Keene turn right onto Rte. 101 East and continue 13 miles to Dublin. Take a left after the Dublin School sign.
Ethel Walker, Simsbury, CT – 860-658-4467 (1 ½ hours)Rte. 91 South to Exit 40 (Bradley Airport). Take Rte. 20 West to Granby, south on Rte. 202 through Simsbury center to Rte. 167. Turn right on Rte. 167. School is 2 ½ miles.
Exeter, Exeter, NH – 603-772-4311 (2 ¼ hours)Rte. 2 East to Rte. 495 North to Rte. 95 North. Follow signs to Exeter center.
Greenwich Academy, Greenwich, CT – 203-625-8900 (2 ¼ hours)From Ct. Turnpike (Rte. 95) – Exit 4 (Indian Field Rd.). Turn left off ramp, go over turnpike and railroad bridge, continue to first light at Post Rd. Turn left on Post Rd. and proceed about 9/10s mile to Maple Ave., (fifth light – Second Congregational Church on right). Make sharp right turn onto Maple Ave. North Maple Ave. is straight ahead. Academy is about 100 yards on left.
Groton, Groton, MA – 978-448-3363 (1 ½ hours)Rte. 2 East to 495 North. Take Exit 31 (Groton/Littleton Common) onto Rte. 119 West. Immediately after the Mobil station on your left, turn left onto Old Ayer Rd. At the base of slope (200 yards) turn right onto Peabody Street. Go left on Farmers Row, then first gate on right into school.
Gunnery, Washington, CT -203-868-7334 (2 ¼ hours)I-91 South to I-84 West. I-84 through Hartford to Exit 39 (Farmington). Route 4 west to 118 (Harwinton) to Route 202 (Litchfield). Left on Route 47 through Washington Depot to Washington
Hartsbrook, Hadley, MA – (.5 hours) I-91 South to Exit 20. Turn left on Damon Road. Turn left onto 9 East. Turn right onto Bay Road. Campus will be on the right.
Holderness, Plymouth, NH – 603-536-1257 (2.5 hours) I-91 North to I-89 South. Take US-4 East into Canaan, and take Route 118 North to Route 25. Take a right onto Route 25 East and follow signs to Plymouth/Route 93. Take Route 93 South to Exit 25. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left and proceed up the hill. Campus entrance is on the right at the top of the hill.
Hotchkiss, Lakeville, CT – 860-435-2591 (2 hours)Rte. 91 South to Mass. Pike West to Lee exit. Follow Rte. 102 to Stockbridge where 102 becomes Rte 7. Follow Rte. 7 south to Canaan, CT, then Rte. 44 west to Lakeville. Turn left onto Rte. 41, bear to right at the Church and follow approximately 2 miles to four-corner intersection. Turn right to main entrance.
Hopkins School, New Haven, CT – 203-397-1001 (1 ¾ hours)Take Exit 1 from I-91, Exit 47 from I-95: Go to end of connector (stay on Route 34) until it ends at the Boulevard. Take a right (still Route 34). At next set of lights, take left (still Route 34). Take a right at 3rd light onto Route 122. School entrance is 3/4 mile on left.
Hyde, Woodstock, CT – 860-963-9096 (2 hours)Rte. 91 South to Mass. Pike East to Exit 9 – Sturbridge. Take first exit after toll booth (Rte. 20). Go to first stop light and take a left onto Rte. 131 (Southbridge). Follow 131 through Southbridge to Rte. 169 (South Woodstock). Turn right and follow 169. Road bears right at Fair Grounds. School is approximately ¼ mile from Fairgrounds on 169.
Kent, Kent. CT – 860-927-6000 (2 ½ hours)Rte. 91 South to Hartford, CT. Take Rte. 84 West to Rte. 4 West to Rte. 7 South into Kent. Take right onto Rte. 341. Go over Housatonic River.
Kimball Union, Meriden, NH – 603-469-3211 (1 ¾ hours)Rte. 91 North to Exit 7. Cross river to NH. Follow Rtes. 11 & 12 to Claremont, then Rte. 120 North to Kimball Union.
Kingswood Oxford, West Hartford, CT – 860-233-9631 (1 ¼ hours)From Rte. 91 South take Rte. 84 West. Get off at Exit 43 (Park Rd). At end of exit ramp at light, turn left onto Trout Brook Drive. Follow Trout Brook Drive; school is on right.
Lawrence Academy, Groton, MA – 978-448-6535 (2.5 hours) 91 South to 90 East. Take 495 North to Exit 31 for Groton/Littleton Common. Follow Route 119 west for 6.7 miles. Lawrence Academy is on the right just before the intersection of Route 40 and the center of Groton.
Longmeadow High, Longmeadow, MA – 413-567-3331 (1 hour)Rte. 91 South to Exit 1 (Longmeadow/Forest Park). At fourth light turn left onto Bliss St. School is on right.
Loomis Chaffee, Windsor, CT – 860- 687-6310 (1 ¼ hours)Rte. 91 South to Conn. Exit 37. Take Bloomfield Ave. East and turn right onto Rte. 159 to school entrance at Batcheldor Rd.
Macduffie, Springfield, MA – 413-734-4971 (1 hour)Take Rte. 91 South to Exit 7 (Columbus Ave., Springfield Center). Proceed straight on West Columbus Ave. to Union St. Turn left on Union and go to the third set of lights (Maple St.). Turn right on Maple and go ½ mile. After light at Central St. go up hill and turn left onto Ames Hill Drive.
Middlesex, Concord, MA – 978-369-2550 (2 hours) 91 South to 90 East. Take Route 290 northeast to Route 495 north to Route 2. Route 2 east to rotary, and take third exit off rotary (Carlisle) onto Barrett’s Mill Road and follow to blinking red light (Lowell Road). Left on Lowell Road. School gate is one mile on the right.
Millbrook, Millbrook, NY – 914-677-8261 (2 ½ hours) Merge onto I-91 S. Merge onto I-90 W via EXIT 14 toward ALBANY (Portions toll) (Crossing into NEW YORK). Merge onto TACONIC STATE PKWY S via EXIT B2 toward RT-295 (Portions toll). Taconic Parkway south from the Berkshire extension of the New York Thruway; follow to Route 44 Exit, then east for 10 miles.
Miss Hall’s, Pittsfield, MA – 413-443-6401 (1 hour)Rte. 2 West to Rte. 112 South, to Rte. 9 West, to Rte. 7 South. School is 2.2 miles up Holmes Rd. from Rte. 7.
Miss Porter’s School, Farmington, CT – 860-409-3500 (1-1/2 hours)Rte. 91 South to I-84 West to Exit 39. At second set of stop lights turn left to Main Street. School is approxmately 1/4 mile.
Moses Brown, Providence, RI – 401-831-7350 (2 ¼ hours)Rte. 91 South to Mass. Pike East to Exit 10 (Auburn). Left after toll, then a right and a right (East on Rte. 20 – Worcester). Take Rte. 146 South to Providence. Left at Branch Ave. exit, cross I-95, cross North Main, up hill on Cypress, right onto Hope St., left on Alumni Ave. (first left after Hole High School).
New Hampton, New Hampton, NH -603-744-5401 (2 ½ hours)I-91 north. Take Exit 10 on to I-89 south. Take Exit 17 to Route 4 east and follow to Danbury. Turn left onto Route 104 to Bristol and at lights turn right remaining on Route 104. Follow to blinking yellow light and turn right onto Main Street (firehouse on left).
Noble and Greenough, Dedham, MA – 781-326-3700 (2 hours)Take Rte. 95 (or 128) to Exit 18 – Great Plain Ave. Follow sign toward West Roxbury at end of exit. Go approximately ½ mile to fork in road (St. Suzannah’s Church on right) and bear right. School entrance is about 3/8 mile on the right.
Northfield Mount Hermon, Mt. Hermon, MA – 413-498-3000 (20 minutes)Rte. 91 North to Exit 28A. Turn right and follow Rte. 10 for approx. 3 miles to campus entrance on right.
Pioneer Valley Performing Arts, Hadley, MA – 413-552-1580 (30 min) Routes 5 & 10 south to 116 South. Turn right onto 47 South, and run right onto 9 West/Russell Street. School is on the left.
Pomfret, Pomfret, CT – 860-963-6100 (1 ½ hours)Mass. Pike East to Sturbridge, Exit 9. Take first exit after toll booth (Rte. 20). Go to first stop light and take a left onto Rte. 131 (Southbridge). Stay on Rte. 131 through Southbridge, first exit around rotary and then approximately 1 mile take a right onto Rte. 169 (S. Woodstock, CT). Follow Rte. 169 into S. Woodstock where road bears right at Woodstock Fair Grounds. Continue on Rte. 169 approx. 4 miles to 4-way stop. Go straight through (Rtes. 169 & 44) for 1 mile. Entrance to school on right.
Proctor, Andover, NH – 603-735-6000 (2 ½ hours)Rte. 91 North to Exit 8 – Claremont, NH. Rte. 11 by Lake Sunapee to Andover, NH.
Putney, Putney, VT – 802-387-5566 (1 hour)Rte. 91 North to Exit 4. Turn left off ramp, then right onto Rte. 5 North. Bear left at fork in Putney Village past General Store and Co-op. Approximately 1 mile from village take a left up West Hill. Bear left at fork to main entrance of school.
St. Mark’s, Southborough, MA – 508-786-6000 (1 ½ hours)Rte. 2 East to Rte. 495 South to Rte. 9 East exit. Go east 2.3 miles to Rte. 85. Turn north and go for 1 mile to traffic light at intersection of Rte. 30. Go through intersection to school on right.
St. Mary’s, Westfield, MA – 413-568-5692 (45 min) 91 South to 90 West. Take Exit 3 and turn right on 10 South/202 South. Turn left onto Bartlett Street.
St. Paul’s, Concord, NH – 603-229-4600 (2 ¼ hours)Rte. 91 North to Exit 3 in Vermont. Take Rte. 9 to Keene, NH. Continue of Rte. 9 to Rte. 89 South. Take Exit 2 (Clinton St.) and turn left at end of ramp. Turn right at blinking light onto Silk Farm Rd. Turn right at stop sign onto school grounds.
Salisbury, Salisbury, CT – 860-435-5890 (2 hours)Rte. 91 South to Exit 40 (Bradley Airport) to Rte. 20 West to Rte. 219. Left on Rte. 219 and bear right onto Rte. 318. Continue to Rte. 44 West towards Winsted and through Canaan. Campus is 5 miles west on Rte. 44 from Canaan.
Stoneleigh-Burnham, Greenfield, MA – 413-774-2711 (15 min) Routes 5 & 10 north. The entrance to the school is on the left, just across the street from Yetter Business Center.
Stratton Mountain School, Stratton, VT – 802-297-1886 (1.5 hours) 91 North to Exit 2. Take Route 30 North for 38 miles. After the 7-11 in Bondville, turn onto Stratton Mountain Road. Stratton Mountain School is past Stratton’s Village, about one mile from the Welcome Center on the left.
Suffield, Suffield, CT – 860-688-7315 (1 hour)Rte. 91 South to Conn. exit for Rte. 190 West and then take Rte. 75 South into Suffield.
Tabor, Marion, MA – 508-748-2000 (3 hours)Mass. Pike or Rte. 2 East to Rte. 495 South to Exit 1 (Rte. 195 West). Follow Rte. 195 to Exit 20 (Marion). Turn right off ramp onto Rte. 105 (Front St.). School is 1 mile on right.
Taft, Watertown, CT – 860-945-7777 (2 hours)Rte. 91 South to Hartford, CT. Take Rte. 84 West to Rte. 8 North. Travel approximately 1-2 miles and take Rte. 73 to Rte. 63 to Watertown.
Trinity-Pawling, Pawling, NY – 914-855-3100 (2 ½ hours)Rte. 91 South to Hartford, CT. Take Rte. 84 West into NY State to Brewster. North on Rte. 22 for 12 miles.
Vermont, Saxtons River, VT – 802-869-2121 (1 ¼ hours)Rte. 91 North to Exit 5 (Westminster – Bellows Falls exit). Turn left and go under Rte. 91. At “T” intersection turn right onto Back Westminster Rd. At end (approx. 3 mi.) turn left onto Rte. 121 to Saxtons River. Take a right onto Pleasant St. About 7 houses up, turn left up hill to campus.
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT – 860-685-2000 (1 hour) 91 South to Exit 22 for Route 9 southbound. At exit 15 turn right onto Route 66 West (Washington Street), turn left onto High Street.
Westminster, Simsbury, CT – 860-658-4444 – (1 ½ hours)Rte. 91 South to Exit 40 – Bradley Airport. Take Rte. 20 West to Granby, then south on Rte. 202 for 5 miles.
Wilbraham and Monson, Wilbraham, MA – 413-596-6811 (1 ¼ hours)Rte. 91 South to Rte. 291 East to Indian Orchard exit (Rte. 20). Follow Rte. 20 approximately 4 miles to Stony Hill Rd. Follow Stony Hill Rd. approximately 3 miles to next set of lights. Take left onto Springfield St. and travel approximately 500 yards. Bear left onto Faculty St. School is little farther down.
Williams College, Williamstown, MA – 413-597-3131 (1 hour) Routes 5&10 Noth to 2A West. At the traffic circle take the second exit to 2 W/Mohawk Trail. Continue for 40 miles.
Williston Northampton, Easthampton, MA – 413-529-1520 (40 minutes)Rte. 91 South to Exit 20. Follow Rte. 9 to center of Northampton and follow Rte. 10 to Easthampton. After center lights, bear left at fork. School entrance farther down on left.
Winchendon, Winchendon, MA – 978-297-1223 (1 hour)Rte. 2 East to Winchendon exit. Follow Rte. 140 North to Rte. 12. Turn left onto Rte. 12 North and go 2 miles. Take a sharp left onto Hall Rd., then turn right on Ash St. to school.
Worcester, Worcester, MA – 508-754-5302 (1 ½ hours)Rte. 91 South to Mass. Pike East to Exit 10 (Auburn). Pick up Rte. 290 going east; Exit 13 (Vernon St.); turn right on Vernon, then take 2nd left (Dorchester St.) to top of hill. Cross Providence St. Gym parking lot is on the left. (School campus is at 81 Providence St.)

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)

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

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

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

Econo Lodge 329 Russell Street, Rte. 9, Hadley, MA, (413) 582-7077

Fairfield Inn and Suites Northampton 115A Conz St, Northampton, MA, (413)587-9800

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

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

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

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

Bed & Breakfasts

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

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

Bela’s B&B (15 minutes) 595B River Road, Deerfield, MA, (413) 522-6394, Bela Breslau

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

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

Centennial House (20 min.) 94 Main St., Northfield, MA, (413)498-5921

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

Dancing Bear Guest House (25 min.) 22 Mechanic St., Shelburne Falls, MA, (413) 625-9281, Philip and Edith Bragdon

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

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

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

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

The Inn at Norton Hill  (25 min.) 10 Norton Hill Road, Ashfield, MA, (413)628-4003, Nan Parati

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

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

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

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

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

Poetry Ridge (10 min.) 55 Stone Ridge Lane, Greenfield, MA, (413) 773-5143, Errol & Mary Sorenson

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

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

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

Other local bed & breakfasts

Local Dining

Below are some restaurants that are within 20 minutes of campus. You can see a more complete listing of local eateries here.

Alina’s Ristorante
96 Russell Street, Hadley, MA; 413-584-8000; Fine Italian

Bridgeside Grille
Route 116, Sunderland Center; (413) 397-8101; American

Champney’s Restaurant & Tavern at the Deerfield Inn
The Deerfield Inn, 81 Old Main St., Deerfield, MA; 413-772-3087; American

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

Clay Oven –  Authentic Indian Cuisine
286 Main Street, Greenfield, MA; (413) 475-3337; Indian

The Farm Table
Kringle Candle, 219 South Street, Bernardston, MA; (413) 648-5200; Farm-to-Table

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Alvah Stone
440 Greenfield Road, Montague; (413) 367-5345; Authentic American Restaurant and Bar

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: Historic DeerfieldMemorial Hall MuseumPocumtuck Valley Memorial AssociationDining in MassMountain Farms, and Hampshire Mall.

Books, Music and Videos


Activities and Pastimes






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

Radio Stations



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 for schedules. Greyhound Bus: 1-800-231-2222.


Beginning December 29, 2014, the AMTRAK Vermonter has service at Northampton and Greenfield (a cab ride from Deerfield’s campus). A third stop, at Holyoke, MA, will be added in the spring of 2015. Call 1-800-872-7245.


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

Taxicab Service

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

Shuttle Service