Description of Downtown
Downtown Adams consists of a 1.3 mile walkable loop of Park, Hoosac, Summer and Center Streets containing some of the best preserved historical architecture in New England.
The downtown has over 100 destinations including 17 Restaurants, 10 cultural venues, 3 Boutique Hotels, 9 Buildings on the Historic Register, 10 drinking establishments and numerous retail, service and business storefronts. There is even 1,750 parking spaces.
Within this walking loop the 11 mile Ashuwillticook Rail Trail and Hoosac River passes through, there are five parks and the new Adams Station serves as the terminus for the Hoosac Valley Scenic Railway that runs on weekend to North Adams.
There are approximately 1,750 spaces in the overall downtown area. Most parking is free on street and metered parking is 25c per hour.
Location of Adams
Located in the Northern Berkshires in Massachusetts one hour from Albany NY or Manchester VT, Adams is also only two and half hours from Boston and a three and a half from New York City.
Picturesque nineteenth century downtown
Close to leisure opportunities - Mount Greylock’s scenic trails including the Appalachian Trail and the Ashuwillticook Bicycle Trail.
Close to world class Art, Dance and Music in the Clark Institute, Mass MoCA, Williams College Museum of Art and numerous galleries and events.
Close to Williamstown, Pittsfield, Lenox and Tanglewood.
Downtown Adams is an association of retailers, restaurateurs, owners and developers with an aim to increase downtown economic development and promote unified campaigns such as shop local and shop small.