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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 
Drug Stores  |  Dry Cleaners  |  Florists 
Grocery Stores  |  Hardware Stores  |  Home, Clothing & Electronics 
Malls/Shopping Areas  |  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

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 ATMs Off Campus

Bank of America
472 North Pleasant, Amherst, MA  01002
0.1 miles

Bank of America
75 East Pleasant, Amherst, MA  01002
0.5 miles

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

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

Bank of America
1 South Pleasant, 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

Route 9 Auto
457 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
2.7 miles
(413) 253-0088

*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

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

TD Bank
243 Triangle Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.5 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) 586-1300‎

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

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

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

Chopping Block
40 Main Street, Amherst, MA  01002
1.0 mile
(413) 253-2100

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

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

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 Bookstores

On Campus

University Store
Campus Center, Concourse Level
(413) 545-2619

Textbook Annex
360 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA  01003
(413) 545-3570

Off Campus

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

Barnes & Noble
335 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.3 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

Cumberland Farms
19 Montague Road, North Amherst, MA 01059
2.0 miles
(413) 549-1501

Cushman Market
491 Pine Street, Amherst, MA 01002
2.7 miles
(413) 549-0100

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 Drug Stores

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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 Dry Cleaners

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

College Dry Cleaners
358 College Street, Amherst, MA    01002
1.9 miles
(413) 253-5523‎

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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 Hardware Stores

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

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

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

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

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 Home, Gifts, Clothing & Electronics

*The Blue Marble
191 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002
0.7 miles
(413) 253-0328

TJ Maxx
454 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
1.9 miles
(413) 256-3101

Best Buy
367 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.1 miles
(413) 587-4011

*Hannoush Jewelers Giftology
367 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.1 miles
(413) 586-8606

JC Penney
367 Russell Street, Hadley, MA    01035
3.1 miles
(413) 586-5505

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

Old Navy
336 Russell Street, Hadley, MA    01035
3.3 miles
(413) 587-9333

Eastern Mountain Sports
351 Russell Street, Hadley, MA    01035
3.3 miles
(413) 584-3554

Marshalls
325 Russell Street, Hadley, MA    01035
3.4 miles
(413) 582-0324

*Don Muller Gallery, Inc.
40 Main Street, Northampton, MA   01060
10.1 miles
(413) 586-1119

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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

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

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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

*Bodies in Balance Massage Therapy
800 Main Street Suite 1, Amherst, MA   01002
1.7 miles
(413) 687-3912

*Central Rock Climbing Gym
165 Russell Street, Hadley, MA   01035
5.0 miles
(413) 584-7625

*Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA    01002
5.2 miles
(413) 658-1100

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

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

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

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

The Blue Wall
Campus Center
Concourse Level

Roots Cafe
Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community

Southwest Cafe
Southwest Area

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

Off Campus

*Delivery Express (Take Out Service)
150 Fearing Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.5 miles
(413) 549-0077

*The Pub
15 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.6 miles
(413) 549-1200

Loose Goose Café
1 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA  01002
0.7 miles
(413) 549-4665

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

*Bruegger's Bagels
170 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.7 miles
(413) 253-5713

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

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

GoBerry Amherst
28 Amity Street, Suite 1E, Amherst, MA   01002
0.9 miles
(413) 256-6003

The Taste Thai Cuisine
25 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA   01002
0.9 miles
(413) 256-5421

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ginger Garden
351 Northampton Road, Amherst, MA  01002
1.7 miles
(413) 256-6666

*Route 9 Diner
458 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
1.9 miles
(413) 253-0505

Zoe’s Fish House
195 Russell Street, Hadley, MA   01035
5.3 miles
(413) 387-0700

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 Self Storage

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

E Z Storage at Econolodge
329 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.3 miles
(413) 582-7077

Ideal Movers and Storage
10 Mill Valley Road, Hadley, MA    01035
4.2 miles
(413) 584-4746

Amherst Self Storage
1270 Federal Street, Belchertown, MA  01007
4.2 miles
(413) 253-0664 

Stuff-It Self Storage
222 Russell Street, Hadley, MA    01035  
4.3 miles
(413) 586-5120

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

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 School and Office Supplies

Ink and Toner Solutions LLC
233 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002
0.7 miles
(413) 517-0099

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

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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

Amtrak
For Routes and Schedules please visit: http://www.amtrak.com/
13 Railroad Street Amherst, MA 01002
1.1 miles
(800) 872-7245

*Enterprise Rent-a-Car
213 College Street, Amherst, MA 01002
1.5 miles
(413) 259-1188

*North Amherst  Motors Auto Truck & Rental
78 Sunderland Road, North Amherst, MA 01059
2.1 miles
(413) 549-2880

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

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

 Wireless Service Providers

Verizon Wireless
360 Russell Street, Hadley, MA 01035
2.9 miles
(413) 582-0299

Best Buy #683
367 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.1 miles
(413) 587-4011

AT&T Wireless
359 Russell Street, Hadley, MA  01035
3.1 miles
(413) 584-4666

Sprint Store
1102 Riverdale Street, West Springfield, MA 01089
23.1 miles
(413) 733-8262

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