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


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


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