Local Deerfield Attractions to Visit this Winter

In winter, Deerfield and the surrounding areas offer tons in terms of culture, food, outdoor activities, and more! Check out these suggestions:

In Deerfield…

  • Have a snowman-building contest
  • Work a big jigsaw puzzle in the dorm common room
  • Gorge on pancakes and waffles at William’s Sugar House (usually opens in February)
  • Borrow a pair of snowshoes and explore campus
  • Cross country ski on Main Street after a fresh snowfall
  • Try Richardson’s Candy Kitchen “dixies” featured in Yankee magazine
  • Indulge in a cup of hot cider at the Historic Deerfield Museum Store

In Greenfield…

  • See a movie at the Garden Theater
  • Try the wood fired pizza at Magpie Pizzeria
  • Buy a gift (for yourself and/or a friend) at Opus
  • Breakfast all day at the Brass Buckle
  • Stop in at The Clay Oven for some hot and spicy Indian food

In Northampton…

  • Splurge at Brooks and Butterfield Spa (facials, massage, manicures and pedicures – open on Sundays too)
  • Visit the Smith College Museum of Art
  • Hear some great live music at the Iron Horse Music Hall
  • Spruce up your dorm room with a fun item from Faces
  • Warm up with a hot fudge sundae from Herrell’s (at least part of it is hot!)


  • Cross country ski at Northfield Mountain
  • Ski Berkshire East
  • Go to a UMASS hockey or basketball game
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