Activities and Packages
Cruise the Connecticut on Us when you stay two consecutive nights. We enjoyed this narrated cruise of the Connecticut River so much that we'll buy you two adult tickets to Northfield Mountain Recreation Center's 90-minute ride on the Quinnetukut II departing Northfield three times a day. Weekends until mid-October. Discount not available with other promotions. Weather dependent and offered at the sole discretion of Northfield Mountain Recreation Center. Call us for anticipated dates and availability.
Some restrictions apply. May not be combined with other discounts.
Great Group Getaways We’re teaming up with Chandler's Restaurant at Yankee Candle Village in nearby South Deerfield, Mass. to create a memorable weekday or weekend getaway for your group. Stay at the spacious inn for two consecutive nights and select from one of Chandler's exciting events, such as custom designed wine and dinner pairings in a private dining room, shopping and dining packages, live music and theater, the list goes on! We make the arrangements for you at Chandler's and provide you with a 20% dinner discount coupon for each participant (some events priced separately). Chandler's has consistently won "Restaurant of the Year" and recognition by "Wine Spectator" magazine for one of the region’s best wine cellars. Candlelight dining and For more information, call us at 413-498-5921.
Golf the Fox
There are three public golf courses near the inn, including the award-winning, 18 hole Crumpin-Fox Club just five minutes away in Bernardston, Mass. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Crumpin-Fox is considered 'one of the top 100 small courses' in the U.S. Mention that you are staying at Centennial House to Jim McDonald, the club's Group Outing Coordinator, and receive a discount off greens and cart fees (800-943-1901). Or better still, call us with your preferred tee time and we'll make your reservation. Any length of stay qualifies you for this discount.
Northfield, with its panoramic views and Connecticut River access, offers all sorts of outdoor activities year-round. These include but are not limited to:
Northfield Mountain recreation area, with its miles of marked hiking trails, waterside picnic area and scenic boat rides on the Connecticut, is close by. Ask about our Historic River 'Cruise and Stay' Package featuring free boat passes with two night stay for new guests in season. Based on availability.
Winter sports include:
We are accessible to downhill ski areas in Vermont, New Hampshire and the Berkshires.
We can arrange horseback riding with advance notice.
We have negotiated discounts and other courtesies for our guests with fine restaurants in Amherst, Northampton, Greenfield, Brattleboro, Keene, Shelburne Falls and other places on the Mohawk Trail.
Arts and Entertainment
Culture, history and the arts abound in the Pioneer Valley! Just some of the things to see and do here include:
There are eleven museums (many of them free) comprising The Museums of the Five College Area, plus farmers markets, galleries, antique shops, concerts and plays by highly accomplished amateur groups and world-class performers at the UMass Fine Arts Center and the UMass Mullins Center in Amherst and the Calvin Theater in Northampton.
Yankee Candle, Shelburne Falls on the Mohawk Trail, and the recently opened Kringle Candle right next to Northfield in Bernardston, Mass. offer great shopping and site seeing. Brattleboro and southern Vermont, Keene in southern New Hampshire, are just a few more miles away and are also great places to explore.
School and College Activities
Centennial House is convenient to many of the independent schools, colleges and university in the area (in order of proximity), providing accommodations for open houses, school visits, graduations and parent-student weekends together: