Inspired Living in Amherst, Massachusetts 

A designated Cultural District, Amherst, Massachusetts, is brimming with creativity. From your one or two bedroom apartment at Hawkins Meadow, you can easily explore the area’s rich arts and cultural opportunities – including dance, theater, visual arts, and more – as well as a global dining scene, outstanding recreational opportunities, and fascinating art and history museums. Whether your day calls for fun, entertainment, and exploration, or rest, relaxation, and study, you’ll love your new home base in the heart of it all at Hawkins Meadow.

Eat & Drink

Johnny’s Roadside Diner
Amherst Coffee + Bar
Antonio’s Pizza
Berkshire Dining Commons
Pasta E Basta
Bistro 63
Bub’s BBQ

Shop & Play

Atkins Farms Country Market
Hampshire Mall
Mountain Farms
Amherst Shopping Center
Beneski Museum of Natural History
Hitchcock Center for the Environment
Emily Dickinson Museum

Employers & Education

Westover Air Reserve Base
Crocker Farm Elementary School
Amherst Regional Middle School
Amherst-Pelham Regional High School
Amherst College
Hampshire College
Mount Holyoke College
Smith College
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Incredible Surroundings 

In Amherst, a fresh opportunity awaits around every corner. Craving some fresh air and exercise? Hop on your bike for a scenic ride along the Norwottuck Rail Trail or grab your hiking boots and head to Mount Holyoke Range State Park for miles of trails and stunning vistas. In the mood for a slow morning? Savor a cup of coffee and pastry at Amherst Coffee + Bar or take a Saturday stroll through the Amherst Farmers Market. When you have time to explore, step into the past at Amherst Natural History Museum and feel inspired by the life of a poet at the Emily Dickinson Museum.

Delicious food from a local restaurant near Hawkins Meadow in Amherst, Massachusetts
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Find your new home at Hawkins Meadow.