Massachusetts’s candle corridor: How to get there, where to stay, what to do
By Andrea Sachs,
Southwest offers nonstop service from BWI Marshall to Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Conn., about 50 miles south of Deerfield, Mass., with rates starting at $140 round trip.
Where to stay
The Inn at Crumpin-Fox
71 Northfield Rd., Bernardston
A 29-room property on 20 acres of wooded land near the candle stores. Rates from $88, including breakfast.
Where to eat
The Farm Table
219 South St., Bernardston
Fine rustic cuisine served in the Kringle Candle complex. Many gluten-free and organic options. Lunch entrees from $10.
25 Greenfield Rd., South Deerfield
Hearty, homey meals (meatloaf, mac and cheese, etc.) in the Yankee Candle flagship store. Sandwiches from $9; lunch entrees from $9.50.
What to do
220 South St., Bernardston
Candles everywhere, plus a Christmas store, a chocolate shop and an outdoor fire pit. Daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
25 Greenfield Rd., South Deerfield 413-665-2929
Village crammed with candles and a museum. Dip candles or mix your own jars. Friday-Monday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
80 Old Main St., Deerfield
Consortium of historic homes and the Flynt Center of Early New England Life. Houses reopen in April or by appointment. Flynt Center winter hours: weekends 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Winter admission $7.