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Living in Western New England

Big-City Amenities, Small-Town Comforts.
Our main campus is located in historic , in the picturesque of western Massachusetts. The area enjoys a mixture of rural, suburban, and city lifestyles. We have big-city perks without big-city hassles.

Education

The Pioneer Valley offers excellent public and private schools and is known as the . , , , , and the are all within short distances of each other and the ISO, as are a number of other institutions like and .

easy access to major metro areas

An Outdoor Wonderland

The Connecticut River that slices through Holyoke and “Western Mass,” as well as the many smaller rivers and ponds, offer kayaking, fishing, and other water sports. and other area peaks offer hiking and beautiful views, especially during the fall foliage season. Interconnected bike trails offer miles and miles of . The Atlantic coastline is a day-trip away. And each winter, come alive with skiing, snowboarding, and other winter fun.

Arts and Culture

The region is rich in and has something to offer everyone. With a thriving artisan community, a world class theater and music scene, and a number of museums dedicated to arts and sciences, the Pioneer Valley has it all.

Great Food

Whatever your tastes, you’re likely to satisfy them here: bustling weekend farmers’ markets, craft beers, farm-to-table restaurants, laid-back pubs, and fine dining. A number of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) options are also available in the area.

Links for Exploring the Area

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Living in western New England - Photo of Northampton, MA, by Trace Meek