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Address: 880 Main St., Williamstown, MA
Phone Number: 413/597-3131
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Mini ivy college town nestled in the Berkshire mountains

Quaint and classy college town, with the same academic flair as the mainstream ivies. The town is nestled in the Berkshires, and the fall colors add contrast. Although it's still... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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East Granby, Connecticut
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East Granby, Connecticut
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103 reviews 103 reviews
38 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Quaint and classy college town, with the same academic flair as the mainstream ivies. The town is nestled in the Berkshires, and the fall colors add contrast. Although it's still charming when everything is green.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is how I discovered Williamstown! The shows are so professional and you'll never know who you'll bump into! Blythe Danner maybe?

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a classic New England college that happens to be one of the best in the US. They have controlled very carefully the look and feel of the campus and the business on Spring Street. Great place to visit.

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Tucson, Arizona
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784 reviews 784 reviews
361 attraction reviews
946 helpful votes 946 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Williams College is well worth a stop when in the Berkshires, simply to see the campus that holds the title of #1 Liberal Arts College in the United States. That's the designation received from U.S. News and World Report in its 2014 ranking of 266 U.S. liberal arts colleges. Williams also received a #1 ranking from Forbes Magazine in its... More 

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Princeton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Always a pleasure to see what the Williams College Art Museum is up to. I wish, however, that they would display a far higher percentage of their permanent collection, especially the American artists. Their Grant Wood Death on the Ridge Road used to set the tone for an entire room or section. It seems to stand alone now. Where are... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My son found paradise here. Charming, friendly and welcoming students, and cozy little town!!! Main street and small shops so charming. Williams College is a quintessential New England college town. So happy to know I will be coming back here for 4 years!!!

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The town and the mountains and college are very historic and beautiful. Also not far from hiking trails and ny border. Also visited bird sanctuary in graft on ny. Most interesting! I'm a true bird lover and loved the owner of the sanctuary.

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NYC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Not only is the location in the Berkshire mountains beautiful, this college in this small college town is truly remarkable. If you're one of the very few potential students to get chosen to attend Williams, drop everything and say yes! This is one of the best schools money can buy. Once you attend Williams, it will be a important part... More 

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Kingston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Great place to be. I love this college and the town in which it is located. My daughter is a student here so maybe I am bias :-)

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Georgetown, Massachusetts
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106 reviews 106 reviews
43 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Beautiful campus. Come often for sports events. Lots of old buildings and some newer ones like Bronfman. Stopped into the Williams Shop and picked up a couple of knick-knacks. I run and the campus is great for that, up this path, down that. Stylish students mixed with jocks. Ate a nice meal on campus but can't recall the name. Winters... More 

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