Adams, MA


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Adams: Mt. Greylock’s summit is located in Adams (along with Bascom Lodge), and the trailheads for Cheshire Harbor Trail, Gould Trail and Thunderbolt Trail are all fairly close to Adams’ downtown. If you’re looking to get into a town while you’re in Mt. Greylock State Reservation, you’ll probably want to head to Adams. While downtown Adams does not have as many services as North Adams, most services are still available there. While there are several restaurants and a couple of inns in Adams, there are no motels.

The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail’s northern terminus ends in downtown Adams, and as a result there are several bicycle rental places in town. There is also an excellent tourist information center near this terminus. The rail trail runs over 11 miles to Pittsfield city line and crosses the AT in Cheshire. Adams has several museums and historic sites, including the birthplace of Susan B. Anthony.

Did you know? Adams was named in 1778 for Samuel Adams, not his lesser known (at that time) second cousin, John Adams.

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Adams Food & Dining

* Restaurants, Diners, Cafes, Bars & Taverns
* Fast Food Joints, Pizzerias, Delis & Coffee Shops
* Ice Cream Shops, Bakeries & Candy Stores
* Grocery Stores
* Convenience Stores
* Farm Stands & Specialty Food Stores
* Liquor Stores & Tobacco Shops

Adams Lodging & Camping

* Inns, B&B’s, Hostels, Cabins & Vacation Rentals
* Trailside Shelters & Campsites

Adams Emergency & Medical

* EMS, Fire & Police Stations
* Pharmacies
* Chiropractors, Massage & Physical Therapists
* Dentists
* Opticians, Optometrists & Hearing Aid Specialists
* Alternative Medicine Practitioners
* Fitness Centers

Adams Hiking Essentials & Transit

* Outfitters & Sporting Goods Stores
* Hardware Stores
* Cell Phone/Tech Sales & Repair Stores
* Airports, Railroads & Bus Lines
* Laundromats
* Dry Cleaners, Tailors & Shoe Repair Shops

Adams Pet Care

* Veterinarians
* Pet Supply Stores

Adams Cars, Bikes & Mechanical Things

* Gas Stations
* Propane Suppliers
* Auto Repair & Auto Body Shops
* Towing Companies & Locksmiths
* Car Washes & Auto Detailers
* Motorcycle Repair Shops
* RV, ATV, Off-road & Marine Supply & Repair Shops
* Bicycle Repair & Rental Shops
* Small Engine Sales & Service Shops

Adams Information & Services

* Post Offices & Shipping Centers
* Libraries
* Government Offices & Community Centers
* Banks
* Tourist Information Centers & Travel Agencies
* Places of Worship & Meditation
* Hair Salons, Nail Salons, Tanning Salons & Day Spas

Adams Things To Do

* Museums, Botanical Gardens & Zoos
* Historic & Noteworthy Sites
* Performing Arts Centers
* Parks & Nature Preserves
* Trails
* Farms, Stables & Wineries

Adams Things To Buy

* Malls & Downtowns
* Department Stores & Clothing Boutiques
* Specialty Shops & Miscellany
* Discount Stores & Thrift Stores
* Greenhouses, Garden Centers & Florists