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Northampton Wools, Pleasant St., Northampton, Ma.
Shop Therapy, Main St., Northampton, Ma.
Main St. and King St., Northampton, Ma.

Northampton Massachusetts Shopping Goes With Fall Foliage

Northampton, also known as Noho, is a small town with an artsy, off beat atmosphere. September and October bring crisp air and glorious autumn colors to the streets and surrounding peaks. Nestled in the Pioneer Valley, this town has a busy Main Street catering to year round residents as well as tourists and college students. With five colleges in the area, there are several new and used book stores downtown. Also, there are many shops with local artists' paintings, crafts and jewelry, such as The Artisan Gallery and Pinch Goods. Several restaurants, cafes, pizzerias and sandwich shops accommodate the tastes of locals, visitors and students. There are clothing boutiques, outdoor apparel stores and restaurants. For extra chilly days, there is a three level indoor (More)

Pioneer Valley views, Amherst, Ma.
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Main St. flying Cotton Mill Open Studio banner in downtown Brattleboro, Vt.
Annual Christmas Nativity Pageant, Rockport, Mass.
West Main St., downtown Mystic, Ct.

Holiday Scenic Shopping Towns

Christmas, Hanukkah and Winter Solstice - enjoy festivities in these holiday loving Scenic Shopping towns. Tree lightings, parades, special shopping days, plays, theater, concerts and lots of hot chocolate encourage us to celebrate holy days and the new year. Here are just some of the beautiful New England towns that get decked out at this time of year and love to see you shop in their independent stores, boutiques and cafes.

Toadstool Bookshop, Peterborough, N.H.
Bank Square Books, Mystic, Ct.
Mystery On Main St. bookstore, Brattleboro, Vt.
Concord Bookshop, Concord, Massachusetts

Indie Book Stores

Are books on your holiday shopping list this year? Snuggle up this winter with recommended reads from the staff of these independent bookstores in Scenic Shopping towns. These indies are open year round and also have online stores. Check with the booksellers to confirm shipping dates. You can find new, used, rare and special interest books among these sellers.

Buckman Tavern near Visitors Center and Lexington Battle Green, Lexington, Ma.

Autumn Scenic Shopping Towns

Look forward to Fall foliage this Autumn. Here are some towns with Scenic Shopping and changing leaves to admire as New England shows off one of its prettiest seasons. Go apple picking, enjoy hot cider and pick a pumpkin near picturesque and historic towns. Peruse local arts and crafts, visit artists' galleries and stock up on warm weather apparel. Warm up in cozy coffee shops as the brisk weather sets in.