Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Williamstown

Clark Art Institute

Even if you're not an avid art lover, don't miss this gem, set on 140 gorgeous acres of expansive lawns, flower-filled meadows and rolling hills. The building – with its triple-tiered reflecting pool – is a stunner.…
Top Choice Fusion in Williamstown

Mezze Bistro & Bar

You don't know exactly what you're going to get at this contemporary chic restaurant – the menu changes frequently – but you know it's going to be good. Situated on 3 spectacular acres, Mezze's farm-to-table approac…
Theater in Williamstown

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Stars of the theater world descend upon Williamstown every year from the third week in June to the third week in August. Widely considered the best summer theater in the area, the Williamstown Theatre Festival was t…
Museum in Williamstown

Williams College Museum of Art

This sister museum of the Clark Art Institute graces the center of town and has an incredible (free!) collection of its own. Around half of its 13,000 pieces comprise the American Collection, with substantial works …
Deli in Williamstown

Pappa Charlie's Deli

Here's a welcoming breakfast spot where locals really do ask for 'the usual.' The stars themselves created the lunch sandwiches that bear their names. The Mary Tyler Moore is a favorite (bacon, lettuce, tomato and a…
University in Williamstown

Williams College

Here is the Berkshires' quintessential college campus, with wide green lawns and graceful academic architecture, surrounded by a sleepy town and the rolling hills beyond. Williams is one of the 'Little Ivies' – a hi…
Cafe in Williamstown

Tunnel City Coffee

A bustling den of cramming students and mentoring professors. Besides liquid caffeine, some seriously delicious desserts like triple-layer chocolate mousse cake will get you buzzing.
Beer Garden in Williamstown

Hops & Vines

This two-sided bar and restaurant offers an experience for every mood. The quirky, casual ambiance and excellent beer selection make 'Hops' the hands-down favorite, but some occasions call for a classy dining room l…
Diner in Williamstown

Moonlight Diner & Grille

This old-school diner on the east side of town dishes up all the classics at honest prices. The retro-1950s decor is funky and fun. The food is mostly mediocre, but sometimes you just need a huge juicy burger or a c…