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Williams College

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Address: 880 Main St., Williamstown, MA
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+1 413-597-3131

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Picturesque and historical campus, in an amazing setting

We've driven through many times, in spring, fall and winter but recently decided to stop for a walkabout. The wide, safe flat sidewalks made that easy, and the wonderful range of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've driven through many times, in spring, fall and winter but recently decided to stop for a walkabout. The wide, safe flat sidewalks made that easy, and the wonderful range of striking buildings were a delight to see. there are some shops and eateries in the small downtown, but the campus is the real attraction.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed walking through Williams College. The grounds are really pretty, nice to stroll through. We were during the college break, I am sure it is even more beautiful and lively when classes are going on. The museum is small and cute, - worth stopping by. The sculptures outside (the huge eyes) are perfect setting for pictures. The view... More 

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Liverpool, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Small college with a number of interesting buildings to walk around. Shops & restaurants are limited to mainly one street with more just out of town.

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North Luffenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We visited the college and was extremely impressed with the facility and the hospitality shown to us both. The architecture and history is very impressive and basically, there is something for everyone to do.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We are currently traveling through New England looking for fall colours. Coming from Queensland where it's summer all year around, I've always wanted to enjoy the colours of New England. When planning this trip, staying in Williamstown was simply a convenience, i.e. Not too far from our last destination. What a surprise and what a treat. This little town is... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped by Williamstown as we were passing by. It is a very pretty location, surrounded by hills and spectacular scenery. Wish we had a longer time to explore.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a lovely drive through Williams College we had. Stop and read the markers, enjoy the architecture and well-planned campus.

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Saxton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

As a high school senior looking for a college, I was thoroughly enchanted and impressed by this college campus. I attended an info-session that was the best of my entire trip. Beautiful old and new buildings. My favorite was their Environmental Center!

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a small liberal arts college in Williamstown, MA. It was originally a men's school but is now co-ed. It was established way back in 1793. The campus is spread out over several blocks in the idyllic New England town. It is the site of the summer Williamstown Theater Festival and the William College Museum of Art. If going... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Fun to walk through and across the Williams campus, an historic liberal arts campus with an open feel. Nice little downtown, with shops, coffee, and restaurants, sleepy in summer.

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