From Wikipedia article:
Northampton is an idyllic community located along the banks of the scenic Connecticut River in Western Massachusetts. Northampton is a thriving cultural center and an increasingly popular tourist destination. “Noho,” as many call the city, attracts patrons to its many eclectic restaurants and its lively arts and music scenes. Northampton has a particularly high number of restaurants per capita featuring a wide range of ethnic foods.
Northampton is part of the Pioneer Valley, and also one of the northernmost cities in the Knowledge Corridor - a cross-state cultural and economic partnership with other Connecticut River Valley cities and towns.
Northampton is considered part of the Springfield Metropolitan Area, one of Massachusetts’ two separate metropolitan areas. It sits approximately 15 miles north of the City of Springfield, Massachusetts. Check out this city guide for Northampton MA.
Where to Stay
Within walking distance of Downtown Northampton
- Autumn Inn
- Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
- Courtyard Hadley Amherst
- Econo Lodge
- Holiday Inn Express
- Howard Johnson Inn
- University Lodge