Things To Do In North Adams

44% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Pittsfield

$50 $28

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Up to 52% Off Wine Tasting at Hudson-Chatham Winery

Ghent

$30 $15

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Visitors taste the winery's handmade, small-batch wines at a scenic location with cheese plates and complimentary glasses

Up to 50% Off at Edge Hill Golf Course

Ashfield

$70 $35

Nine scenic holes built on the site of a former dairy safe, with nine more holes set to open in June

Up to 56% Off Zumba at Darly’s Dance & Fitness

Hazardville

$40 $19

Latin-inspired dance moves forge fun, dynamic Zumba dance-fitness classes

Up to 72% Off Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes

Enfield

$149.95 $50

Instructors armed with years of experience lead students through grappling and sparring moves

Up to 51% Off Scuba Classes

Enfield

$99 $49

Discover courses acclimate students to breathing underwater in an indoor pool; open-water series includes classroom time and pool dives

46% Off

Vernon

$35 $19

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45% Off Services

Green Island

$100 $55

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Up to 55% Off Bowling Outing or Tune-up

Troy

$86 $39

Sixsomes enjoy bowling with pizza and soda; technicians refurbish bowling balls to remove scratches and surface imperfections

Up to 61% Off Saber-Fencing Classes

Troy

$75 $35

Instructors teach the fundamentals of saber fencing during all-inclusive group classes designed for students aged 6 or older

65% Off Yoga Classes

Cohoes

$75 $26

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Up to 82% Off Classes at Kelevra Krav Maga

Multiple Locations

$125 $25

Krav maga classes employ techniques used by the Israeli Army to help athletes burn calories and learn self-defense

59% Off Martial Arts

Stillwater

$210 $86

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Up to 52% Off Paintball at Capital Combat Zone

Brunswick

$120 $59

Paintballers suit up with rental markers and paintballs before doing battle in military-themed arena

Up to 52% Off Rock Climbing at The Edge Halfmoon

Halfmoon

$19.35 $9.99

Full day of climbing more than 14,000 square feet of indoor walls with beginners' belay lesson and harness, belay device, and shoe rental

Up to 52% Off at Bounce Around

Clifton Park

$24.99 $12

Kids hop and crawl through inflatable bounce houses bedecked with colorful decorations and stocked with slides and obstacle courses

Up to 82% Off at Paintball International

Multiple Locations

$100 $19

Equipped with rental paintball markers and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

Up to 50% Off Indoor-Playground Visits

Colonie

$45 $23

Stimulating playgrounds help kids aged 6 months–6 years build motor skills and confidence under parental supervision.

55% Off Boot-Camp Classes at Evolution Fitness

Multiple Locations

$100 $45

Indoor and outdoor interval routines use an array of mats, free weights, and nearby playground equipment to build strength and endurance

Rod Stewart & Santana – Up to 59% Off Concert

Times Union Center

$73 $30

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Rod Stewart's iconic voice meets the guitar genius of Carlos Santana in a legendary collaboration of rock 'n' roll titans

"50 Shades! The Musical" – Up to 37% Off

The Palace Theatre Albany

$60.65 $38

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Parody of the bestselling Fifty Shades of Grey sees original songs by a live band, hilarious dialogue, and dance numbers

50% Off Ghost Tour from Ghosts of Albany

Albany

$30 $15

Tour guides lead 90-minute strolls through haunted locales and tell tales of scandal interwoven with historical facts

56% Off at Sunset Recreation Bowling Lanes

Colonie

$63.15 $29

Bowling games and rental shoes on self-scoring lanes with cheesy pizzas and choice of soda

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Up to 56% Off Dance Classes

Lorraine Michaels Dance Studio

$60 $29

Skilled instructors lead students through ballroom, Latin, hip-hop, belly, swing, or breakdancing classes

Up to 58% Off Dance or Fitness Classes

Colonie

$52 $23

Offer includes a variety of dance and fitness classes for teens and adults.

Up to 55% Off Indoor Cycling Classes

Colonie

$50 $23

On RealRyder bikes that simulate turning and banking, stationary cycling classes tone the upper body while strengthening the core

Half Off Mommy Fitness Classes

East Greenbush

$56 $28

Moms-only boot-camp torches calories and tones post-baby bodies; little ones tag along to stroller fitness and workout and play class

45% Off Boot Camp

Delmar

$120 $66

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Up to 59% Off Group Fitness Classes

Colonie

$60 $29

Classes such as Cardio Boxing, Bodypump, Pilates, and Zumba keep students fit and energized

Up to 63% Off at Building Blocks Fitness

Florence

$60 $25

In small-group classes, trainers help clients reach their fitness goals

Up to 64% Off at Nirvana Yoga

Easthampton

$105 $39

Recently remodeled yoga studio houses all-levels open yoga classes, vigorous Vinyasa sequences, and calming basic sessions

50% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Amherst

$40 $20

Classes have a comprehensive design that includes warm ups, basic techniques, kata/forms, and structured matching

Half Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Belchertown

$70 $35

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Up to 67% Off Aikido for Kids or Adults

Amherst

$85 $30

Learn aikido in a supportive environment where you'll increase your physical and mental health and gain confidence with self-defense moves

Up to 61% Off Yoga or Pilates Classes

South Amherst

$138 $69

15 diverse practitioners lead classes of traditional yoga, Pilates, meditation, and a fusion of yoga and Pilates

49% Off

Amherst Center

$39 $20

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49% Off Indoor Rock Climbing in Hadley

Hadley

$39 $21

Clients furnished with harnesses, shoes & thorough belaying instruction ascend indoor walls during rock-climbing expeditions

Up to 56% Off at Glowgolf

Hadley

$18 $9

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illume players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscape

Up to 43% Off Movies at Tower Theaters

South Hadley

$30.75 $17.50

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Two theaters screen first-run movies in addition to monthly midnight shows, operas, and ballets

Up to Half Off at Ivory Billiards Lounge

Holyoke

$16 $8

Billiard hall and home to the APA and NAPA pool leagues hosts play on 20 pristine tables

Up to 49% Off 18-Holes of Mini Golf or Unlimited Par-3 Golf

Clifton Park

$18.50 $10

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Eighteen holes of mini-golf or nine holes of Par-3 golf create friendly bonding for twosomes or foursomes with ice-cream cones for all

Up to 50% Off Golf Outings 

Western Turnpike Golf Course

$32 $17.50

Framed by Helderberg Mountains, three distinct nine-hole layouts blanket 250 acres of lush terrain dotted with multiple ponds and streams

Up to 48% Off a Full-Day Pontoon-Boat Rental

Saratoga Springs

$475 $249

Wile away the day with your friends and family aboard a pontoon boat on Saratoga Lake

Up to 45% Off Scenic Adirondack Train Ride

Saratoga Springs

$50 $29

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Train with domed dining cars offers panoramic views of the Hudson River and Adirondacks

Up to 41% Off at Pioneer Hills Golf Course

Milton

$64 $39

Pairs tackle par 70, 18-hole course that spans 5,371 yards of Saratoga County's lush landscape

Up to 87% Off at Saratoga Karate

Greenfield

$119 $39.99

Certified instructors and black belts; expansive and equipped dojo hosts classes for both kids and adults

Up to 62% Off Athletic-Performance or Weight-Loss Sessions

Ballston Spa

$150 $59

Athletes can refine their performance by improving speed, agility, and strength; weight-loss sessions slim physiques

47% Off Wine and Chocolate Pairing

Saratoga Springs

$30 $16

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Sip on five handcrafted wines paired with five Barkeater chocolates at an Adirondack-style tasting bar

50% Off Dance Lessons

Ballston Spa

$120 $60

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Arthur Murray Dance Centers - 87% Off

Saratoga Springs

$349 $45

Dance champions teach 45-minute group and private sessions in styles such as salsa, swing, and tango

Half Off Golf Lessons at Saratoga Spa Golf

Saratoga Springs

$80 $39.99

Inctructor Jonathon HInes teaches fundamental swing mechanics using video analysis at a top rated value course by Golf Digest

Up to 57% Off Golf for Two or Four 

Westfield

$80 $39

Golfers swing across 6,285 yards of emerald alleyways; includes golf cart and discounts on food, range balls, and gear

Up to 51% Off at The Blandford Club

Blandford

$60 $30

Beginner-friendly course situated in the Connecticut River Valley; no tee time required

Up to 52% Off Go-Kart Races or License

Northampton/Hatfield

$50 $25

Drivers zip around the 1,000-foot-long track in Sodi GT5 karts; licenses provide members with discounts on races all year long

Up to 59% Off Zumba Classes

Westfield

$70 $35

Heart rates rise to match pulsating rhythms of Latin music during one-hour Zumba classes in this spacious studio with hardwood floors.

Up to 58% Off Classes at Altamont Martial Arts

Altamont

$65 $29

Husband-and-wife team of black belts leads defensive combat hapkido classes, a self-defense style that prepares students of any age or size

Up to 59% Off Golf Round from Six Boston Area Courses

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Cart-borne clubbers traverse one of six Boston-area courses, hunting pars across 18 holes of New England countryside

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

AMF Chicopee Lanes

$36 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 77% Off at U.S. Taekwondo Center

Multiple Locations

$209 $49

Led by an eighth-degree black belt & a former US National Team Head Coach, classes teach fundamentals, improve fitness & build confidence

Half Off Yoga Classes at The Place

Chicopee

$72 $36

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Yoga classes cater to all levels of practitioners, from beginner's yoga dance to intermediate and mixed level; massage relieves chronic pain

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame – Up to 58% Off

Forest Park

$42 $19

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40,000-sq.-ft. basketball haven houses shrines to more than 300 Hall of Famers, 70+ interactive exhibits, and a full-size court for practice

55% Off Private Music Lessons

Springfield

$131 $59

Skilled teachers instruct students with lessons in guitar, bass guitar, drums, piano, violin, sax, voice, woodwind, and brass

Half Off Ice-Skating Lessons

Springfield

$198 $99

Two can learn to skate together during group classes that meet every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Up to 51% Off at DIY Brewing Supply

Ludlow

$60 $30

Beginners learn the fundamentals of making wine or beer; five-session class covers malts and hops, yeast and fermentation, and off flavors

Up to 64% Off Kickboxing Classes

Ludlow

$125 $50

Head instructor Marco Alvan and his staff push exercisers through intense calorie-burning kickboxing workouts

Up to 54% Off Indian Cooking Class

Wilbraham

$80 $39

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Nutritionist and chef Mala Patel guides hands-on classes wherein guests craft Indian breads, curries, rice dishes, dosas, and chutney

Up to 51% Off from Adirondack Tubing Adventures

Adirondack Tubing Adventures

$49.90 $26

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Guides lead groups down calm waters of an Adirondack river on colorful inner tubes amid verdant mountains and wildlife

Up to 52% Off Golf-Simulator Play at Bay Meadows Golf Club

Queensbury

$68 $34

Up to four players can hone their game in a high-end golf simulator

Adirondack Phantoms—59% Off Hockey Game

Glens Falls Civic Center

$38.85 $16

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In their final season in Glens Falls, the Phantoms chase a postseason berth behind offensive specialist Jason Akeson

Half Off High-Speed Ferrari or Lamborghini Drive

Six Flags

$249 $125

A closed-course drive in an exotic car with a 500 hp. engine is captured on film

Up to 59% Off Group Classes at Knock Out Fitness

Agawam

$60 $25

A bright, airy fitness studio leads up to 30 students in kickboxing, boot camps, Pilates, or Zumba's Latin-inspired dance workouts

Up to 55% Off Movie and Popcorn from Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

$20 $9

Customers enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions from Dealflicks.com

57% Off Spring Trail Ride from Equine Boulevard

Agawam Town

$150 $65

Equestrians lead pairs on trail rides along wooded paths and other trails leading toward the surrounding state forest

51% Off at Second Wind Yoga

Agawam Town

$59 $29

Instructors lead styles including gentle yoga, Hatha, Vinyasa, hot yoga, and chair yoga for all experience levels

Up to 59% Off at Xtreme Paintball

Agawam

$160 $79

Paint-slinging soldiers equipped with protective equipment speckle enemies on five playing fields scattered with manmade obstacles

Up to 59% Off Music Lessons

East Longmeadow

$140 $65

Lessons in guitar, bass guitar, drums, piano, or voice focus on theory, technique, and performance to help students develop a new skill

Up to 59% Off at East Coast Dance & Fitness

Studio Z at Healthtrax East Longmeadow

$45 $19

Specializing in small classes with individualized attention, instructors lead energizing classes including Zumba and dance offerings

55% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Somers

$40 $18

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Arriving in Paris after leading a scientific expedition through northern China, Sterling Clark was just another Boxer Rebellion veteran and Yale-educated engineer looking for something to do with the inheritance of his magnate grandfather, Robert Clark, who was an heir to the Singer sewing-machine fortune. Like the countless men who found themselves in the same position, Sterling did the only thing left to do at that point of his adventurous life: invest in art.

Sterling and his wife Francine both displayed a discriminating eye for art in their first year of collecting, almost immediately acquiring a piece by the sought-after painter Hyacinthe Rigaud, who was famous for his portraiture of 17th-century European nobility and drawing the most realistic-looking stick people. The Clarks' tastes evolved over time, and their collection ballooned to include more than 30 paintings by Renoir and dozens of works by other impressionist artists.

In 1955, a year before Sterling passed away, he and Francine founded their art institute, where the museum's curators presently stay true to the couple's artistic interests. French impressionism still forms the crux of the collection, but the museum's scope is ever expanding and nowadays includes works of early photographers and American painters and a rotating schedule of well-curated special exhibitions.

225 South St
Williamstown,
MA
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Every Friday and Saturday night as the light begins to fade, cars cruise through the dusk into an empty field, where images begin to flicker on the giant screen at Hathaway’s Drive-In Theatre. Moviegoers prepare for double features of new and classic films by positioning one of the drive-in’s special speakers in their car's window or by tuning their radio dials to the affiliated FM station. Picnic-basket packers can choose to bring in their own snacks and drinks for a small fee, while those who like to travel light can patronize the theater's snack bar, which stocks hot dishes and snacks such as house-made fries, Hebrew National all-beef hot dogs, veggie burgers, candy, and ice-cream treats.

4762 Ny Route 67
North Hoosick,
NY
US

Frogs aren’t exactly known for being fierce, but The Bone Frog Challenge’s namesake skeleton frog makes more sense when you know that it is the unofficial mascot of the Navy SEALs—the creators of the rigorous race. The mascot honors the SEALs’ predecessors: the Underwater Demolition Teams of World War II, who were dubbed “Frogmen” for their ability to work underwater.

The Bone Frog Challenge challenges everyday civilians to act like SEALs, with an emphasis on functional fitness. While the muddy, timed races measure up to 12 miles long, they require more than speed and endurance. The military-style obstacles force participants to draw on reservoirs of strength, agility, and creativity to scale walls, swing on ropes across trenches, and slither under netting through puddles of mud. Although the races champion hard work, they also focus on fun, welcoming competitors across the finish line with music-filled after-parties complete with spreads of food and beer.

66 Thunder Mountain Rd
Charlemont,
MA
US

In 1903, Orrin E. Smith sculpted a nine-hole course at Windsor Lake called North Adams Gentleman's Club, challenging golfers to take on its rolling terrain and bask in the peaceful effect of its verdant expanse. Though the name of the course has changed, the Berkshire Hills terrain remains a picturesque setting for players of all skill levels to enjoy golf as a relaxing pastime. A large lake forms the centerpiece of the course, forcing players to evade its watery reaches on holes four, seven, and nine, or risk donating their balls to the course historian holding court in his underwater lair.

Course at a Glance:

  • Nine-hole, par 36 course
  • Total length of 2,899 yards from back tees
  • Course rating of 67 from the back tees
  • Course slope of 119 from the back tees
  • Two sets of tees per hole
  • Designed by Orrin E. Smith

641 River Rd
Clarksburg,
MA
US

The 10 silver screens housed inside the newly renovated North Adams Movieplex 8 flicker with first-run Hollywood films. Standard format flicks are heightened by the addition of digital sound and unobstructed views courtesy of stadium seating, and 3-D movies give viewers a chance to immerse themselves in the action and appreciate their favorite Fonda from limitless angles. The theater is located in the heart of downtown North Adams, situating it within walking distance from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

86 Main Street
North Adams,
MA
US

Skyline Country Club is a semi-private club that welcomes golfers with sweeping views of the Berkshire mountains and glimmering waters that intersect the grounds. Elevation changes and blind tee shots are frequent throughout the 6,075-yard course, as seen on the 4th hole, which rewards precise tee shots of roughly 110–165 yards with an easy 110-yard shot to the green. The par 5 12th, the course's most difficult hole, forces players to drive onto a tight fairway along the straight 490-yard layout that ends with a false front, a greenside slope that often tricks golfers and sends balls rolling back toward the player like an industrial-grade pop-a-shot. After finishing the course with two consecutive par 4's, golfers can retire to the Club's pub for drinks and eats on the open-air deck, which offers views of the surrounding landscape.

Course at a Glance:

  • 18-hole, par 71 course
  • Total length of 6,075 yards from the back tees
  • Three sets of tees per hole

405 S Main St
Lanesboro,
MA
US