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Address: Amherst, MA, Holyoke, MA 01002
Phone Number: 4132532883

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Arguably the prettiest of the Five Colleges in and around Amherst, MHC is also the oldest women's college in the country. It counts Emily Dickinson and Frances Perkins, the first... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
John B
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arguably the prettiest of the Five Colleges in and around Amherst, MHC is also the oldest women's college in the country. It counts Emily Dickinson and Frances Perkins, the first woman in the US cabinet, among its alums. It now has a substantial international population.

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Pelham, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

attended at wedding at the Mount Holyoke College chapel, beautiful event and reception at the Lord Jeffery Inn, another lovely venue!!!

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2015

Went hire while touring the region, visit was well worth it. August 30th it was pretty hot and humid, so we decided to pay $ 5.00 and drive all the way to the top, where the Summit house is located. Wonderful view of river and valley in 3 directions, all the way to Vermont Mountains. Since Holyoke as such is... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

When I found myself in Northampton with an afternoon to kill, and not particularly good weather, I took a look at the Wikipedia page for the town. Fairly far down the list, I noticed that the Oxbow in the Connecticut River is just outside of town. I've known and admired the Thomas Cole painting for quite some time, so I... More 

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Houston, Texas
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71 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2015

I love running in this area, especially around the college. It's always beautiful, in my opinion, but nothing compares to it in the fall. Take a tour of the college - lots of history!

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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2014

We chose to park 1/2 way up and walk up. Delightful climb (1/2 mile or so up) and fantastic views at the top. Plus there are clean bathrooms at the top. Definitely worth the hour or two. And for those who can't walk - drive up to the top and just walk around the deck on the house at the... More 

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Thank frequentdiner27
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

I love this hike. The trails the views the air the trees. All beautiful. Easy drive and easy hike. Go any time during the year for true New England nature. And it's FREE!

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2014

whether you drive to the top or hike the trails or road the reward of getting to the top and seeing those views is always worth it...never get tired of it! always clean and well maintained

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Thank Kelley R
Grafton, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2014

First to correct Tripadvisor, Mount Holyoke is actually divided between the towns of Hadley and South Hadley and most of it is in Skinner State Park divided between those two towns (the official address is in the town of Hadley, though large parts of the park are also in South Hadley) and not Holyoke. Next, on to the review. Mount... More 

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Middletown, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2014

Just off of Rte 47 a few miles out from the Mt Holyoke college area, also accessible on Rte 47 from Rte 9 in Hadley in the reverse direction, this was a great place to take a quick hike in the woods with gentle climbing to reach a spectacular view of the Connecticut River Valley. There is also a road... More 

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