Mount Holyoke and the Community
Mount Holyoke and South Hadley
Since 1837, we’ve been located in South Hadley, Massachusetts. And we wouldn’t have it any other way. Together, the town and the campus create a vibrant intellectual hub with international character, where you might hear four different languages on your walk to get coffee. You’re guaranteed to run into people you know, and it’s just those sorts of chance connections that could inspire a groundbreaking idea — or maybe just dinner plans.
You’ll discover your favorite spots all on your own, but here’s a list of some of the community’s top picks to get you started, from museums and shopping to dining.
Whether with a class, with a friend or on your own, a visit to the Art Museum always promises a new discovery.
The wide-ranging collection at the Skinner Museum — yes, it includes the door from Mary Lyon’s childhood home — offers unexpected and often surprising sources of inspiration.
From great food to banks to window shopping, the Village Commons offers you a little bit of everything.
The bookshop has been a renowned, independent retailer of books since 1963. Chances are good you’ll come out with something, even if you’re “just looking.”
A fall favorite, McCray’s Farm features a pumpkin patch, hayrides and homemade ice cream.