Central Massachusetts & the Berkshires shopping

Top Choice Books in Pioneer Valley

Montague Bookmill

This place promises 'books you don't need in a place you can't find.' Luckily, both claims are slightly exaggerated. Housed in a converted cedar gristmill from 1842, the Bookmill's maze of rooms are packed with used…
Antiques in Sturbridge

Brimfield Antique Show

Six miles west of Sturbridge is the Brimfield Antique Show, the largest outdoor antiques fair in North America. How big is it? The fair takes place on 23 farmers' fields, where 6000 sellers and 130,000 buyers gather…
Food & Drinks in Amherst

Atkins Farms Country Market

This farm produce center and local institution, about 3 miles south of Amherst, offers maple sugar products in spring, garden produce in summer, apples and pumpkins in the fall and ice cream year-round. Call about a…
Art in Lenox

Wit Gallery

It's worth popping in to take a look at the contemporary pieces by emerging and established artists at the Wit. The gallery carries work in a range of media, including glass pieces and wooden sculptures. Even if you…
Clothing in Springfield

Indian Motorcycle

The iconic Springfield motorcycle company, Indian Motorcycle, has opened its first apparel and merchandise store at the MGM casino complex. The store carries branded clothing from the Indian 1901 line, including t-s…
Design in Lenox

Design Menagerie

This design store carries a range of gorgeous artisan products by independent designers from around the world: items such as feather earrings, South African blankets, Moroccan and Italian glassware, handwoven rugs a…
Ceramics in Shelburne Falls

Molly Cantor Pottery

This studio and gallery carries pottery and sculptures by local artist Molly Cantor, whose work features distinctive block print designs, as well as pieces by other ceramists.
Food & Drinks in Lenox

Nejaime's Wine Cellar

You can order a Tanglewood picnic basket here, or just pick up a few bottles of wine and some gourmet cheeses to get started on your own creation.
Market in Northampton

Thornes Marketplace

This behemoth with the green awnings takes up a large chunk of Main St between Pleasant St and Old South St in the town center. The historic building houses an urban mall that contains an array of boutiques, student…
Arts & Crafts in Northampton


Handcrafted jewelry, ceramics, textiles and home wares produced by artisan designers are sold at this stylish store. The place has a botanical bent, with shelves laden with plants, but it also sells pieces that will…