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Amherst Area Guide

Whether your student is living off campus or your family is not familiar with the Amherst area, our Area Guide will help you find your way!

Listed below are businesses located in the Amherst area which may be helpful to your student. The distance indicated is from the Robsham Memorial Visitors Center on campus located at 300 Massachusetts Avenue and we have listed the closest options first. Included in this list are businesses in the following categories:

ATMs on Campus  |  ATMs off Campus |  Auto Repair Shops and Garages 
Banks  |  Barbers/Hair Salons  |  Bookstores 
Copy Shops  |  Convenience Stores   |  Dry Cleaners  |  Florists 
Grocery Stores  |  Hardware Stores  |  Home, Clothing & Electronics 
Malls/Shopping Areas  | Pharmacies | Places to Visit | Post Office & Shipping Providers
Restaurants (Student Favorites)  | Self Storage Units |  Transportation  | Wireless Service Providers

* Indicates vendors who offer a discount to members of the UMass Amherst Parents Association for 2014-15. 

Information is accurate as of October 2014.

 ATMs On Campus

Bank of America
Campus Center, Lower Level

Bank of America
Hampden Dining Commons, Outside SW Café

Bank of America
Franklin Dining Commons, Outside Brooks side

Bank of America
Worcester Dining Commons
Outside store

Bank of America
Mullins Center, Outside north side

Bank of America
Newman Center, Newman Center parking lot

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 ATMs Off Campus

TD Bank
243 Triangle Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.5 miles

TD Bank
11 Amity Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.9 miles

Citizens Bank
456 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
2.1 miles

UMass Five College Federal CU
200 Westgate Center Drive, Hadley, MA  01035
2.5 miles

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 Auto Repair Shops/Garages

Ren’s Mobil Service
161 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.7 miles
(413) 253-9059

Auto Express
118 South East Street, Amherst, MA  01002
1.90 miles
(413) 253-0056

*North Amherst Motors Collision Repair
78 Sunderland Rd, North Amherst, MA  01059
2.1 miles
(413) 549-2880

*Midas Auto Service
397 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.4 miles
(413) 586-9991

Amherst Welding, Inc.
330 Harkness Road, Amherst, MA  01002
4.0 miles
(413) 253-4867

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 Banks

On Campus

UMass 5-College Federal Credit Union .
(413) 256-5500

Off Campus

Northampton Co-Op Bank
253 Triangle Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.5 miles
(413) 549-6622‎

TD Bank
243 Triangle Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.6 miles
(413) 549-5112‎

People’s United Bank
25 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.6 miles
(413) 549-6752

Bank of America
1 South Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.9 miles
(413) 256-2602

TD Bank
11 Amity Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.9 miles
(413) 253-1458‎

Peoples Bank
56 Amity Street, Amherst, MA  01002
1.0 mile
(413) 259-1400

Greenfield Savings Bank
6 University Drive, Amherst, MA  01002
1.3 miles
(413) 549-3660‎

Florence Savings Bank
385 College Street, Amherst, MA  01002
1.8 miles
(413) 256-0048

Citizens Bank
456 Russell Street
Hadley, MA 01035
2.1 miles
(413) 253-5397‎

UMass 5-College Federal Credit Union
200 Westgate Center Drive
Hadley, MA 01035
2.5 miles
(413) 256-5500‎

Northampton Co-Op Bank
390 College Street, Amherst, MA  01002 2.6 miles
(413) 658-0073

Peoples Bank
5 South Maple Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.1 miles
(413) 585-9797

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 Barbers/Hair Salons

On Campus

Bucci Hair Salon
1 Campus Center Way,  Concourse Level
(413) 549-0522

Off Campus

Hair by Harlow
220 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002
0.7 miles
(413) 253-8897

Hair East
103 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.8 miles
(413) 256-0438

Head Games Natural Beauty Supply
67 N Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.8 mile
(413) 253-7478

Amherst Barbers
69 Main Street, Amherst, MA  01002
1.0 mile
(413) 253-1722

Cheryl Nina Salon & Day Spa
35 University Drive, Amherst, MA
1.4 miles
(413) 256-4557

Millennium Hair Salon
31 Campus Plaza Road, Hadley, MA  01035
2.2 miles
(413) 253-3300

Global Cuts International World Barber
460 West Street, Amherst, MA 01002
3.3 miles
(413) 253-9491

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 Bookstores

On Campus

Amazon Campus Pick-Up Point
Campus Center, Concourse Level

Off Campus

Amherst Books
8 Main Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.9 miles
(413) 256-1547

Barnes & Noble
335 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.4 miles
(413) 584-2558

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 Copy Shops

On Campus

Campus Design & Copy
403 Student Union 4th Floor
(413) 545-2271

Off Campus

Amherst Copy & Design Works
37 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.6 miles
(413) 549-2854 

Collective Copies
71 South Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002
1.0 mile
(413) 256-6425

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 Convenience Stores

Amherst Market
259 Triangle Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.5 miles
(413) 549-5606

Mom's House
318 College Street, Amherst, MA  01002
1.7 miles
(413) 253-1868‎

Neighbor Food Dairy Mart
324 College Street, Amherst, MA  01002
1.7 miles
(413) 256-8168‎

Amherst Mobil
399 Northampton Road, Amherst, MA  01002
1.8 miles
(413) 642-9086

Cumberland Farms
35 Belchertown Road, Amherst, MA  01002
2.0 miles
(413) 256-8332

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 Dry Cleaners

*The Laundry Club
6 University Drive, Amherst, MA    01002
1.3 miles
(413) 549-2640

Battiston Cleaners
440 Russell Street, Hadley, MA    01035
2.0 miles
(413) 256-2167

General Cleaners
479 West Street, Suite 3 Amherst, MA 01002
3.4 miles
(413) 253-1375

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 Florists

Knowles Flower Shop
172 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.6 miles
(413) 253-3805

Stop & Shop Florists
440 Russell Street, Hadley, MA    01035
2.0 miles
(413) 253-3227

Atkins Farm Flower Shop
1150 West Street, Amherst, MA    01002
5.1 miles
(413) 256-8188

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 Grocery Stores

Big Y
175 University Drive, Amherst, MA  01002
1.6 miles
(413) 253-0416

Mom's House
318 College Street, Amherst, MA  01002
1.7 miles
(413) 253-1868‎

Stop & Shop
440 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
2.0 miles
(413) 253-3227

Aldi
354 Russell Street Hadley, MA 01036
3.0 miles
(630) 879-8100

Trader Joes
375 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.1 miles
(413) 587-3260

Whole Foods Market
327 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.3 miles
(413) 586-9932

*Atkins Farm
1150 West Street, Amherst, MA  01002
5.1 miles
(413) 253-9528  

Trans World Food Market
50 Russell Street  Hadley, MA 01035
6.2 miles
(413) 586-6766

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 Hardware Stores

Aubuchon Hardware
458 Russell Street, Hadley, MA    01035
1.9 miles
(413) 256-3000

Cowls Building Supply
125 Sunderland Road Amherst, MA 01002
2.2 miles
(413) 549-0001

Home Depot
350 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.1 miles
(413) 587-2790

Rocky’s Ace Hardware
299 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.7 miles
(413) 584-3603

Lowe's Home Improvement
282 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
4.1 miles
(413) 588-0270

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 Malls / Shopping Areas

Hampshire Mall
367 Russell Street, Hadley, MA   01035
3.1 miles
(413) 586-5700

Mountain Farms Mall
335 Russell Street, Hadley, MA   01035
3.3 miles
(617) 232-8900

Thorne's Market
150 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060
9.9 miles
(413) 584-5582

Holyoke Mall
50 Holyoke Street, Holyoke, MA  01040
20.5 miles
(413) 536-1441

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Pharmacies

On Campus

UHS Pharmacy
150 Infirmary Way, Amherst, MA  01003
(413) 577-5030

Off Campus

CVS/Pharmacy
76 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.8 miles
(413) 253-9307

CVS/Pharmacy
165 University Drive, Amherst, MA  01002
1.6 miles
(413) 256-0421

Target Pharmacy
367 Russell Street, Hadley, MA   01035
3.1 miles
(413) 586-6681

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 Places to Visit

On Campus

*UMass Fine Arts Center
151 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003
(413) 545-2511

Off Campus

Amherst Cinema
28 Amity Street, Amherst, MA 01002
0.9 miles
(413) 253-2547

*Emily Dickinson Museum
280 Main Street, Amherst, MA    01002
1.1 miles
(413) 542-8161

Museums 10
97 Spring Street Amherst, MA 01002
1.2 miles
(413) 542-4015

Cinemark
367 Russell Street, Hadley, MA Hadley, MA  01035
3.1 miles
(413) 587-4237

Norwottuck Rail Trail
446 Damon Road, Northampton, MA    01060
7.3 miles
(413) 586-8706

Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation
300 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA  01373
8.3 miles
(413) 665-2928

Iron Horse Entertainment Group
20 Center Street, Northampton, MA 01060
8.5 miles
(413) 586-8686

The Parlor Room
32 Masonic Street Northampton, MA 01060
8.6 miles
(413) 923-2800

 

Yankee Candle Company
25 Greenfield Road, South Deerfield, MA  01373
8.9 miles
(877) 636-7707

 

Academy of Music
274 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060
9.5 miles
(413) 584-9032

*Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame
1000 Hall of Fame Ave, Springfield, MA 01105
26.6 miles
(877) 4HOOPLA / (877)446-6752

Mass Mutual Center
1277 Main Street Springfield, MA 01103
26.9 miles
(413) 787-6610

Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street Springfield, MA 01103
27.4 miles
(800) 625-7738

For more places to visit, see www.valleyvisitor.com

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 Post Office/Shipping Providers

US Post Office – Amherst Center
141 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.8 miles
(413) 256-0200

UPS Store
6 University Dr, Suite 206, Amherst, MA   01002
1.3 miles
(413) 549-1070

US Post Office – Next to CVS
145 University Drive, Amherst, MA   01002
1.5 miles
(413) 549-0523

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 Restaurants (Student Favorites)

On Campus

Pita Pit
Worcester DC
Lower Level

Blue Wall
Campus Center
Concourse Level

Roots Cafe
Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community

Southwest Cafe
Southwest Area

Whitmore Cafe
Whitmore Administration building

 *University Club
243 Stockbridge Road, Amherst, MA   01003
(413) 545-2551

Off Campus

Baku’s African Restaurant
197 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.7 miles
(413) 253-7202

Panda East
103 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.8 miles
(413) 256-8923

Fresh Side
39 South Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
1.0 mile
(413) 256-0296

Miss Saigon
96 N Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01002
.8 miles
(413) 253-9988

Judie’s Restaurant
51 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.8 miles
(413) 253-3491

Antonio’s Pizza
31 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.9 miles
(413) 253-0808

LimeRed Teahouse
50 Main Street Amherst, MA 01002
0.9 miles
(413) 200-8327

Oriental Flavor Chinese Restaurant
25 S Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01002
0.9 miles
(413) 253-7673

Pasta E Basta
26 Main Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.9 miles
(413) 256-3550

Amherst Chinese
62 Main Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.9 miles
(413) 253-7835

Bruno’s Pizza
363 Main Street, Amherst, MA   01002
1.0 mile
(413) 256-0222

Bueno Y Sano
1 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA   01002
1.0 mile
(413) 253-4000

Crazy Noodles
36 Main Street, Amherst, MA   01002
1.0 mile
(413) 253-3287

La Veracruzana
63 South Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
1.0 mile
(413) 253-6900

Lone Wolf
63 Main Street Amherst, MA 01002
1.0 miles
(413) 256-4643

The Black Sheep
79 Main Street, Amherst, MA   01002
1.0 mile
(413) 253-3442

The Hangar
55 University Drive, Amherst, MA  01002
1.3 miles
(413) 549-9461

*Rafters
422 Amity Street, Amherst, MA  01002
1.2 miles
(413) 549-4040

Amherst Brewing Company
10 University Drive Amherst, MA 01002
1.4 miles
(413) 253-4400

House of Teriyaki
1177 N Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01002
1.9 miles
(413) 549-3666

Bub's BBQ
676 Amherst Road Sunderland, MA 01375
4.3 miles (413)
548-9630

Mi Tierra Restaurant
48 Russell Street Hadley, MA 01035
6.2 miles
(413) 587-9820

India House Restaurant
45 State Street Northampton, MA 01060
8.7 miles
(413) 586-6344

SalsaRengue
393 High Street Holyoke, MA 01040
18.8 miles
(413) 533-1894

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 Self Storage

Stadium Storage
333 Rocky Hill Road, Hadley, MA  01035  
1.5 miles
(413) 586-6908

Sunderland Self Storage
5 Clark Mountain Road, Sunderland, MA  01375
5.6 miles
(413) 665-7668

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 School and Office Supplies

Staples
125 Westgate Center Drive, Hadley, MA  01035
2.4 miles
(413) 253-2599

Target
367 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.1 miles
(413) 586-5945

Wal-Mart
337 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.3 miles
(413) 586-4231

Ink and Toner Solutions LLC
12 Main Street, Northampton, MA 01060
9.9 miles
(413) 517-0099

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 Transportation

On Campus

Peter Pan Bus Tickets
For Routes and Schedules please visit http://www.peterpanbus.com
(800) 343-9999

UMass Transit
For Routes and Schedules please visit http://www.umass.edu/transit/
(413) 545-0056

Off Campus

Valley Transporter
479 West Street, Suite 15, Amherst, MA 01002
3.4 miles
(413) 253-1350

Amtrak
For Routes and Schedules please visit: http://www.amtrak.com/
Northampton, MA 01060
8 miles
(800) 872-7245

Seemo Shuttle
68 Bradford Street, Northampton, MA  01060
8.2 miles
(413) 586-1120

 Wireless Service Providers

Family Wireless (Verizon) 233
N. Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002
0.7 miles
(413) 687-6777

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