Optional Lodging for Training Tours


Preferred Lodging:

The Inn is the yellow colonial home across the street from Elmer's.

The Inn is the yellow colonial home across the street from Elmer’s.

The Inn at Norton Hill

10 Norton Hill Road Ashfield, Massachusetts 01330.
The The Inn at Norton Hill is right across the street from Elmer’s Store, which is our tour meeting spot.
Simply the Best – Your stay includes a killer breakfast at Elmer’s (voted the best pancakes in New England by Yankee Magazine). The Inn is in the center of Ashfield and a short walk to the lake if you want to take a dip after a day of riding.

Jim (on right) opens the Sunset Room to RITZ students at a discount.

More B&Bs

Ox and Rabbit: (413) 489-3089 (approx. 10 minutes to Ashfield, MA) Laurie and Brett. The Ox and Rabbit – Bed and Breakfast is very near to all the best seasonal activities the region has to offer. These include skiing, hiking, golf, swimming, rafting, rock climbing, and zip lines, to name a few. We’re happy to help you plan you stay and make the most of your vacation time here in the village.

Dancing Bear Guest House B&B (413) 625-9281 (approx. 15 min. ride to Ashfield, MA) Philip & Edith Bragdon , 22 Mechanic St . Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
A European-style Victorian bed and breakfast hosted by innkeepers, Philip and Edith Bragdon. Located in the 1852 Moses W. Merrill house. A 5-minute walk to all Shelburne Falls attractions. Offering an ample breakfast of fresh fruit, fresh-baked breads and pastries, brewed tea, coffee, and espresso.

Penrose Victorian Inn (413) 268-3014 Toll Free: 888.268.7711 (approx. 20 min. ride to Ashfield, MA)

Nancy & Dick Zimmer, 133 Main Street Rte 9, Haydenville, MA 01039


Red Roof Inn in South Deerfield, MA
9 Greenfield Rd, South Deerfield, MA 01373
(413) 665-7161

Red Rose Motel
1701 Route 2, Mohawk Trail, Charlemont, MA 01339

Northampton Motels
Various places to choose from.

Camping, Cabins or Lodge

Zoar Outdoor Camping & Hawk Mountain Lodging 800 532-7483,
7 Main Street (Rt2, Mohawk Trail) Charlemont, MA 01339
Choose from Tent camping, tent cabins, yurts, or lodge. Inexpensive and fun.


DAR State Forest
Goshen, MA – This campground is about 5 miles to Elmer’s Store.
[email protected]

Mohawk Trail State Forest
Charlemont, Ma – About  20 miles- 30 minutes to Ashfield
[email protected]

Country Aire Campground
Charlemont, Ma – 11 miles – 20 minutes to Ashfield

Peppermint Park
Plainfield, Ma – 8 miles – 15 minutes to Ashfield

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