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With its rural life and urban appeal, Amherst is considered by some to be both the best college town in America and one of the best places to retire. Rich in history, natural beauty, cultural attractions, and fine shopping and dining, the Amherst area is perfect for a day, a weekend getaway, or your full vacation!
The Town of South Hadley, Massachusetts, is home of the first navigable canal and one of the first women's colleges, Mount Holyoke College. South Hadley is rich in history, culture and rural charm in the heart of the Pioneer Valley. With mild and diverse weather and ease of access to the Connecticut River and the Mount Holyoke Range, South Hadley residents and visitors enjoy a variety of year-round recreational activities.
The Connecticut River affords residents and visitors boating and rowing opportunities via several access points including a public boat launch south of the Holyoke Dam and Brunelle's Marina off Alvord Street. With many conservation areas and the state parks (Skinner State Park and Mount Holyoke Range State Park) situated along the Mount Holyoke Range, the community offers many miles of hiking and walking trails. Some of these same resources provide opportunities for skiing, snowshoeing, and ice skating during winter. Hunting and fishing opportunities are also abundant in and around South Hadley. Similarly, residents and visitors also enjoy bird watching and wildlife photography.
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