In Western Mass is an old road called the Mohawk Trail. You can drive it and hit all kinds of fun americana like:
A.L Avery & Son General Store:413-339-4915 on the Mohawk Trail in Charlemont. Visit one of the few true general stores left in the East. since 1861. Experience one-stop shopping for hardware, groceries, custom cut meat and clothing. It’s the perfect blend of old and new.
Monday through Saturday, 8:30 – 5:30
Main St., Charlemont, MA 01339
Charlemont Inn -http://www.charlemontinn.com 413-339-5796
The last existing traditional country inn on the Mohawk Trail. Casual Dining. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lodging from $32. Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday. Route 2 in Charlemont
Seven Days all year round
Address: Route 2 ,Charlemont, MA 01339
French King Motel & Restaurant
charming 19 room motel adjacent to the French King Bridge & Connecticut River Gorge. fireplaced lounge and candlelight dining. Hike the old stagecoach road to the Gorge. Swimming pool, mtn. biking, x-country skiing, fishing & nearby golfing. 413-659-3328
Shady Glen Restaurant
Avenue A, Turners Falls, just over the bridge which crosses historic and scenic Turners Falls and the Connecticut River. Just two minutes from the Mohawk Trail. Get the Blueberry pie. As far I can tell,this is not affiliated with the Shady Glen in CT famous for the cheeseburger with a cheese skirt.
Daily 7 or 8 am til 1 pm.
7 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376
Shelburne Falls Coffee Roasters
Coffees, restaurant, pastries, savory soups and more in a cozy country setting.
Open til 5 or 6 pm Daily
1207 Mohawk Trail
Shelburne, MA 01370
The 1896 House
Dinner house and tavern. We are where you want to be!People are raving. Rte. 7-Williamstown, MA 01267
The Old Mill http://www.1761oldmill.com
Just off Rte. 2, exit 25, take 2A east 1/2 mile to Westminster. Built in 1761 as a sawmill on a country pond and run by five generations of one family. Now an elegant restaurant serving delicious Yankee food in a rural setting. Visit the Village Store and Christmes Shop.
53 Main St, Egremont, MA 01230
The Egremont Barn-17 Main St, South Egremont, MA 01258-Large pub with live bands
Williams Inn -http://www.williamsinn.com 413-458-9371
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. New England fare and continental cuisine. Best Sunday brunch in the Berkshires. Full bar and meeting rooms.
Rtes. 2 and 7
Williamstown, MA 01267