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Plan Your Visit to Turners Falls


Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, there's great food to be found, walking distance from Basically Bicycles or a short hop nearby.

Wherever you go, please let them know that Basically Bicycles sent you.

Second Street Baking Co.
104 4th St.
Turners Falls, MA
Breakfast and lunch; find a snack or a light meal with pastries, breads, sandwiches and soups all crafted by hand without preservatives or mixes, plus coffee and tea.

Shady Glen Diner
7 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA
Breakfast all day, plus lunch and dinner, too. House-made soups and pies. Great diner selections, plus wine and beer.

The Wagon Wheel
Route 2
Gill, MA
Their motto is “the way road food should be.” Breakfast, lunch or dinner. Sandwiches, salads, soup, hamburgers, hand-cut fries, handmade ice cream—lots of local ingredients, eat inside or out.

Country Creemee
52 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA 01376
Lunch, dinner, snacks. Ice cream stand with fabulous homemade soups, baked beans, sandwiches, salads. Try a hot fudge sundae with lemon meringue ice cream. Yum!

Black Cow Burger Bar
125 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA
Burgers (of course!), including vegetarian and salmon burgers, plus fresh salads, fries, steaks, beer and tasty desserts. Open for lunch and dinner. Closed Sundays.

Ken’s Roadside Diner
24 French King Highway (Route 2)
Gill, MA
Seasonal; breakfast and lunch, plus dinner on Fridays and Saturdays.
Try the homemade Polish food, or have a burger and fries—you can’t go wrong! Outdoor dining only.

Riff's North
166  Avenue  A
Turners Falls, MA 01376
Lunch and dinner; tasty tex-mex, burgers, salads, hotdogs, sandwiches, grilled pizza and more. Creative drinks with local ingredients. Bike-friendly outdoor patio or roomy dining room seating

The Rendezvous
78 Third St.
Turners Falls, MA
Lunch and dinner; a bar with food and a great hot tea selection, sandwiches, salads, free wi-fi, and nightly entertainment. Voted Best Neighborhood Bar in the Valley Advocate’s Best of the Valley poll.

Turners Falls Pizza House
119 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA
Lunch and dinner; pizza, hot or cold grinders, salads, spaghetti, and more.  Eat-in or take out. Best chicken and broccoli pizza around!

Great Falls Harvest
50 Third St.
Turners Falls, MA
413 863 0023
Dinner Thursday-Sunday; Sunday brunch.


Turners Falls RiverCulture
Check this site for upcoming events in Turners Falls, plus exhibitions, recreation ideas, public art, business listings, and more.

Great Falls Discovery Center
Free museum explores the natural, cultural, and industrial history of the Connecticut River watershed. Beautiful, detailed dioramas showing flora and fauna of the area, and a three dimensional map of the Connecticut River valley. It's a must-see, and they offer special programs for all ages, too. Fridays and Saturdays year round; additional hours during summer.

The Shea Theater
71 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA
The area’s performing arts civic center, featuring music, theater, movement and dance. Schedule varies.

Nina's Nook
125A Avenue A
Turners Falls MA. 
Thursday-Saturday Noon-5 p.m. or by appointment
Tiny gallery packed with fun and funky art.

62 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA
An industrial artifact and handmade goods emporium.

Gary's Coins and Antiques
56 Avenue A
Turners Falls, Massachusetts
You never know what treasure you'll find!

102 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA
A store with sass, a gallery with grit, and an inspirational learning space. Open Thursday-Sunday, and by appointment.

Mystic Pinball
104 Avenue A
Turners Falls, MA
A retro arcade with 20+ well-maintained classic to modern pinball machines. Have a ball!

Tangible Bliss
38 3rd St.
Turners Falls, MA
One-of-a-kind jewelry, art, clothing, and leather accessories.


Canalside Rail Trail
Between Turners Falls, MA and Deerfield, MA
Yankee Magazine has called this the Best Urban Bike Path. Great views of the Connecticut River.

Unity Park
First Street
Turners Falls, MA
Park here for the Canalside Rail Trail, or stop for a picnic. Playground equipment and plenty of room for children to run and play.

Unity Skatepark
First Street
Turners Falls, MA
The best skatepark in the area, with bleacher seating and parking nearby.

Peskeomskut Park
Avenue A and Seventh Street
Turners Falls, MA
Young children enjoy the playground equipment, plus picnic tables, a band shell, fountain, and green space for relaxing and people watching. Near the Canalside Rail Trail.


Barton Cove
Route 2
Gill, MA
Seasonal tent camping; canoe and kayak rentals; birdwatching and fishing.