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Address: Turners Falls, MA

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along route 2 and Conn River Short and sweet Do see The Discovery Center!

On the Conn River, this little town is great for a nice Tavern meal at Hubie's, theater performance at The Shay Theater, excellent presentation of the Conn River at the Discovery... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 January 2016
Betty H
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Gill, Massachusetts
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Turners Falls, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's called Turners Falls. With the Connecticut River, the Montague Plains, the bike path, Food City- a very decent grocery store, Unity Park, the community gardens and the lovely quaint downtown, I love it here. I prefer outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, gardening, exploring and walking in the woods. The MCSM Women's Center has wonderful programs as does the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurants, sports shops, antiquing, upscale up cycled goods, nature museum and trails, great children's playground with town run water feature, fish ladder, near highways of Route 2 and 91. Worth the visit.

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1 Thank Heather M
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I lived in Turners Falls from age 6-19, and still visit frequently as I have family there. It's interesting to see how during the last 15 years people have really tried to make Turners into something hip and happening. Now, I love this town. I have very fond memories of this town, but it's nothing special for a tourist point... More 

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Turners Falls, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Turners Falls is a remarkably vibrant community that has transitioned from dying mill town to eclectic haven for food, entertainment, and the arts. It's not pretentious or pristine, but it is authentic and beautiful. There are more quaint places in Franklin County, but most of them are far less interesting!

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Gill, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

On the Conn River, this little town is great for a nice Tavern meal at Hubie's, theater performance at The Shay Theater, excellent presentation of the Conn River at the Discovery Center, gorgeous Mass at The Polish Church(Our Lady of Czestahova or the other many churches built in the 1800's. Foliage season is especially beautiful...just 10 mins east of I-91... More 

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Thank Betty H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

When you visit new places you sometimes are predisposed to what you'll see and feel. I think you will be surprised many times over when you see Turners Falls. I recommend you start at the Discovery Center by the power canal, visit the bike path, and walk down Avenue A. The shops on both sides will have something for everyone... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

15 years ago, I would never advise anyone to visit this town. Most of the stores were boarded up, the houses off of the main drag were shabby, and drugs and crime were rampant. Things have settled down and progress has arrived to an extent. The great Falls Discovery Museum hints at part of it. The Shea Theater, The Rendezvous... More 

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1 Thank PFandtheFlyers
Turners Falls, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Four seasons, beautiful views, bicycle trails, locally owned businesses and close to the ground food. What more could you ask for!

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1 Thank Ivannapetapooch
Bernardston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

The town is trying very hard to overcome a depressing "closed factory town" image. The buildings that used to hum with paper mills are idle or decaying. Downtown is not where one would walk along and check out the stores. The Shea Theatre has very good shows. There is a decent golf course. But still not a town that attracts... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2013

I walk my dog on the bike path almost every day. Either the bike path side, from Southworth factory down to the hydro plant, or across the river down to the fish hatchery. Both good walks. Always meet friendly people.

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