Life In North Adams
Located in a beautiful valley at the base of the Berkshire Mountains, North Adams is an ideal community to work in and raise a family. As a place to live or visit, the North Adams area is unrivaled in the variety of its cultural and recreational offerings.
There is no better time than now to engage with this wonderful city. North Adams is in the midst of some significant changes that include an increased focus on economic development in all sectors, and a focus on the downtown, which already supports some of the finest restaurants and small businesses in North Berkshire.
Culture & Activities
Some of the attractions that encourage people to migrate here are the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Mount Greylock State Reservation, Western Gateway Heritage State Park, Natural Bridge State Park, the Appalachian Trail, Windsor Lake Park and Campground, and of course, the restaurants and shops which are second to none. North Adams is very fortunate as a small city to have the five underpinnings of a much larger place. Located right here in the city is a vibrant liberal arts college, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), a wonderful airport that is currently under expansion, and high quality medical services.
In addition, it is only a short drive to five ski areas, a dozen golf courses, the Green Mountains of Vermont, Upstate New York, as well as many swimming, fishing, boating and camping facilities.