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Greater Springfield, Franklin County, Mohawk Trail - 54 vacation rentals

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Recent Greater Springfield, Franklin County, Mohawk Trail reviews

  • Welcoming place for dogs--and people

    "We scour the country for pet-friendly lodging, and Cavalier Cottage is truly FRIENDLY. Yes, our three 50-pound dogs were welcome. Yes, she had blankets to cover the bed and couch. Yes, she had a jar of dog cookies. And a nice country road to walk down. The living/bedroom and large kitchen were super clean and inviting. The large kitchen was well equipped. The queen bed was very comfortable. The shower was a bit cozy. And the breakfast scones were OK but the same each of the four days we were there. We got groceries from an excellent organic grocery that Patricia told us about. And we enjoyed walking around Shelburne Falls. There was some very good hiking on the Mohawk Trail Park, which is nearby. We could have found enough to do to stay a week. Cavalier Cottage was the farthest stop on our tour from Texas, and it was a lovely break before we headed home. There aren't many places out there --- anywhere --- that are as welcoming to pets. We really appreciate Patricia's mission to provide a retreat for dogs and their people."
    Guest: Pat Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014
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  • Nice getaway in the woods

    "We enjoyed our stay. Everything was clean though the house could use a few minor repairs, oiling of hinges, etc. Kitchen was well equipped. Surroundings are beatiful, the river, the waterfalls close by. The dogs enjoyed their freedom."
    Guest: Guðrún J. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 28, 2014
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  • Perfect Place

    "We stayed in this lovely home for three weeks in the fall of 2013 and had a wonderful time. The owner was delightful to work with and the house itself was exactly what we were looking for. The house and the area were described perfectly on the VRBO Website. There were no surprises. If we decide to go back to the Amherst area in the future, we will definitely try to rent this house again. I recommend this property without slightest reservation. You cannot go wrong if you decide to rent it."
    Guest: Jeffrey B. Date of Stay: September 2013 Review Submitted: June 18, 2014
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  • A Truly Exceptional Experience

    "My husband and I stayed in the "studio" room at Flower Hill Farm for three nights and it was just wonderful. Carol is warm and helpful and accommodating - she provided excellent directions and was always accessible if we had questions about things to do/places to eat/sights to see in Williamsburg and Northampton. She's very knowledgeable about the area. The room itself is delightful - lot's of nice details/amenities like an excellent french press and good sized fridge/freezer - and the bed was so comfortable. The property is just gorgeous full of places to explore and sit and take in the sunset/sunrise/stars. You're also minutes away from some great hikes, delicious eats and lovely strolls. We left feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Truly a gem."
    Guest: Jen C Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 31, 2014
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Greater Springfield, Franklin County, Mohawk Trail Travel Tips

Spoiled for Choice at Greater Springfield Vacation Rentals

Greater Springfield has a wide variety of vacation rentals to choose from. If you’re looking for a quiet retreat, you can settle into a cozy country home, log cabin or farm house. You may be looking for a romantic getaway location where there is still loads to see and do. With the variety on offer in Greater Springfield, you are sure to find something that will be perfect for your vacation needs. Larger homes can accommodate extended families with spacious living areas, well equipped kitchens and multiple bedrooms. There will be enough space for the kids to keep entertained and for parents to be able to take some time out. Inner city apartments offer the convenience of be located near many of the city sights, making getting around easy.

Family Fun Times at Greater Springfield Vacation Houses

Greater Springfield has fantastic attractions for the kids which makes it a great family destination. Museums, amusement parks, entertainment centers, and farm experiences will keep the kids entertained for hours. Each day can be a new adventure as you seek out exciting things to see and do in the area. Take loads of photos and collect souvenirs from your explorations. In the evenings, you can have fun putting together a vacation scrapbook filled with great memories.

When to Visit Greater Springfield Cabins

The area is beautiful in all seasons, offering exciting adventures throughout the year. Skiing enthusiasts will love the wintertime where you have a wide range of ski resorts and cross country trails to choose from. Active local ski-mobile clubs and tour operators can guide you on some of the most amazing routes through forests and back roads. The many museums and entertainment centers in the city provide activities for kids both young and old at any time of the year. In the summertime, you can really enjoy the outdoors and city sights. Bicycling tours, hiking, and golf are all available as recreational activity options.

Things to See and Do in Greater Springfield

It’s almost impossible to describe all the attractions of the Greater Springfield area. There really is so much to see and do that how you spend your days really depends on your interests. Greater Springfield is well known for its arts and entertainment. If you want to treat yourself, look up what is showing at the City Stage and Symphony Hall or find out if the Massachusetts Academy of Ballet is performing. An evening out is sure to delight the senses.

The museums in Greater Springfield offer interesting insights into the culture and history of the area. More famous sites worth visiting are the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Springfield Museums and Dr. Seuss Memorial, the Emily Dickinson Museum, and the Memorial House Museum & Children’s Museum at the Indian House Memorial. Each has interesting and curious exhibits that will enlighten and entertain the whole family.

For outdoor recreation, you can take a bicycle ride or horseback excursion, or follow a hiking trail through one of the nearby mountain recreational areas. A great experience for the kids is to visit some of the farms in the area. Children will have the opportunity to pet the farm animals and learn all about the operations of a working farm. Many have quaint farm stalls where you can pick up some delicious fresh produce for great prices.

Shopping in Greater Springfield is an experience all in itself. From antiquities and handmade crafts through to stylish fashion boutiques, you’ll be hard pressed to keep your wallet closed. There is sure to be something for everyone’s taste, regardless of whether you are shopping for curios, home décor or fashion items. Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants and rest your feet before setting out to scour the stores for bargains once again.

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