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Moving to Amherst, Massachusetts with All My Sons Moving & Storage

Located about 93 miles west of Boston is the growing town of Amherst in Hampshire County. As of 2010, Amherst holds a population of almost 38,000, making it the highest populated town in Hampshire County. [1] Amherst is home to Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, three schools of the Five Colleges in the area. If you’re looking to relocate here with your family, you’ll need to enlist the help of our experienced Amherst movers at All My Sons Moving & Storage. We’ll make sure your move to zip code 01002 is seamless and effortless, allotting more time for you to spend with the family.

Local Museums

While our Boston local movers are unloading your boxes and furniture, see the wealth of knowledge Amherst has to offer by visiting local museums. The Beneski Museum of Natural History at Amherst College is a great place to start to view dinosaur skeletons and footprints, fascinating minerals, and tens of thousands more specimens on display. The exhibits within the museum are immersive by using state-of-the-art technology to help tell the history of the local landscape throughout geologic time. It’s a great way to spend time with the family after moving to Amherst, given that the museum has free general admission, so you won’t have to worry about breaking the bank after the move.

If you’re an avid book worm, then you should visit the birthplace of poet Emily Dickinson at the Emily Dickinson Museum. The museum consists of two houses in the center of Amherst in which Emily Dickinson lived along with other members of her family during the late 1800s and early 1900s. The Homestead house was where Dickinson was born and raised, and the Evergreens next door was where her brother Austin, his wife Susan, and their three children lived. The museum offers a guided tour of both houses where the staff gives a detailed account of the life and legacy of Emily Dickinson.

Local Outings in Amherst

Believe it or not, Amherst has a lot to offer in locally made products and more. While our Amherst movers are professionally unpacking your belongings using our Boston packing services, visit a couple of farmers’ markets and wineries around town. Stock your new refrigerator with fresh produce by grocery shopping at a local favorite, the Amherst Farmer’s Market. Established in 1972, this farmers’ market is the longest-running market in town and has grown to more than 40 vendors to date. Along with the selling of fresh produce, the farmers’ market offers live music performed by local music artists. 

If you’re a wine connoisseur, enjoy wine tasting at the Amherst Farm Winery. This winery offers a great selection of fruit-based wines and wines from overseas. Not only will you enjoy their selection of wines, but you’ll also appreciate the exceptional service from the winery’s staff.

Let’s Get Moving

Whenever you need to move to Amherst or anywhere else in Massachusetts, give our Amherst movers a call. Our moving company in Amherst offers a wide selection of relocation services to meet all your moving needs. Call 617-963-0620 today for your free, no-obligation quote!

 

 

 

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[1] American FactFinder – Your Geography Selections