Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, there's great food to be found, walking distance from Basically Bicycles or a short hop nearby.
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 413-863-8210 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 413-863-3529 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 413-863-9991 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 413-863-3700 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 413-863-2866 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 413-863-8000 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.
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 4-6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 1-6 p.m. Tiny gallery packed with fun and funky art.
Loot 62 Avenue A Turners Falls MA An industrial artifact and handmade goods emporium.
Stuff 102 Avenue A Turners Falls, MA 01376 413-863-2300 Fun and funky art, home decor, and vintage items.
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.