Amherst Area Chamber of CommerceAddress: 28 Amity ST
Town: Amherst, MA 01002
Telephone: (413) 253-0700
Web site: http://www.amherstarea.com/
The mission of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce is to create, maintain and promote a vital, thriving business climate throughout the Amherst area and to initiate and support the civic, educational, recreational and economic well being of the Amherst area.
Welcome to Amherst! Over 600 businesses in the Amherst, Massachusetts area are ready to make sure you have a wonderful trip to our scenic, historic, and happening area. Whether you're coming for a day, a week, or a lifetime, we can provide the full range of services you need, fun things to do and see, and the amenities you want. You've found the site of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce--your portal to everything going on in and around Amherst. Whether you're here to visit, attending school or moving here, or own a business and would like to get involved with the Chamber, the information you need is here.
Come to Visit.
The historic, picturesque Amherst area, with its forested hills and valleys and fertile river plains, is graced with fine restaurants, comfortable inns, and the unique charms of New England's country traditions. Its thriving downtown, many museums, galleries, craft and art fairs, boutiques, antique shops, bookstores, and entertainment venues provide enjoyment for every taste.
Come to Learn.
At the Emily Dickinson Museum, the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, and the National Yiddish Book Center, visitors can celebrate the written word. Town and college/university libraries host rare and special book collections. Students of all ages and from all over the world flock to Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts, bringing their traditions and offering a wellspring of cultural diversity.
Come to Live.
Many visitors and students become permanent residents. Beyond these attractions, they find excellent schools and public services in quiet, safe neighborhoods. Public transportation, technological resources and easy access to Boston, New York and Bradley International Airport make it possible to conduct national and international business from this delightful small town.