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Mohawk Trail

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Scenic highway along Route 2, from Williamstown to Orange.

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Nice drive in good weather

Interesting terrain and views, traffic not bad on a weekday (though I would be worried in leaf season.) The odd off-the-wall spot to pullover & explore. Hoosac Tunnel for rail... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 December 2016
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Syracuse

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Syracuse
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Interesting terrain and views, traffic not bad on a weekday (though I would be worried in leaf season.) The odd off-the-wall spot to pullover & explore. Hoosac Tunnel for rail fans. You can forget how different this trip can be from the Mass Pike! Lots of hiking inthe area if you ahve the time (or make it a destination for... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I love this roadway. Beautiful sites along the way. Can get very busy during foliage time. This is a take your time kind of trail. The photos I'm sharing is just one roadside attraction of many.

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WORCESTER
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

There is nothing prettier than seeing the spectacular fall foliage as you drive along the Mohawk trail. The other great thing is there are a lot of fun little stops along the way, the bridge of flowers, hail to the sunrise statue, etc. I wish there was a web site that mapped out all the little stops but I could... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Mohawk Trail starts in North Adams and runs for 33 miles along the top of the ridge. At one point we were in the clouds driving on a sunny day. The valley views were like carpets of color. Every bend in the trail was a different sight. At one point we followed a river bed with the trees just in... More 

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Kilkelly, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Drove the Mohawk Trail from Williamstown to Deerfield. The view at Western Summit was jaw dropping. Beautiful drive. Stop and see the Hail to thee Sunrise statue and the bridge of flowers in Shelburn Falls. Highly recommended.

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Loveland, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Since we had driven the interstate when we drove over to Cooperstown we decided to take the Mohawk Trail on our drive to Concord. The Berkshires are very pretty, but I'm not sure this drive is something I would go out of my way to take. It is pretty slow in spots and gets a bit repetitious. I would imagine... More 

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Wilmington,Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

My wife and I drove the Mohawk Trail on my Harley and it was one great ride.We stopped at the Wagon Wheel Resturaunt and had lunch and drove into Williamstown. It's a very good ride and a lot of extra places to see along the way.

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Mohawk Trail (SR2) has to be one of New England's most beautiful drives. We always take the Mohawk Trail on the way to Williamstown each summer. It is a twisting but scenic road through the Berkshire Mountains, passing through many small towns with numerous attractions on and right off the trail. The Hairpin Turn is one of the highlights... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We has been leaving in Western Massachusetts for the past 34 years. When our children were small we went hiking and camping. Now we just go for a ride either to Shelburne Falls to visit the Bridge of Flowers or get fresh produce, raw milk, honey, maple syrup and yogurt. Any season will bring a beauty to the place the... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

The Mohawk Trail opened as a paved scenic byway on October 22, 1914. When it began the 100th Anniversary, the foliage was past peak so I waited until early October 2015 for fall foliage while it was still the 100th anniversary year for a trip. I duplicated a trip that I had a young child as best I could. Some... More 

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