If you find you need to visit a grocery store, large retail store, or pharmacy during your stay, numerous options are located 5 – 10 minutes from campus in downtown Amherst, as well as on University Drive in Amherst and Russell Street (also known as Route 9) in neighboring Hadley. These locations are also serviced by PVTA buses.
- Downtown Amherst – business listings including retail
- Amherst Shopping Center – retail/grocery stores, including Big Y and CVS Pharmacy. Located at 165-175 University Drive in Amherst, MA.
- Hampshire Mall – retail/grocery stores, and entertainment, including Target, Trader Joe’s, J. C. Penney, Cinemark, Pinz Bowling, Autobahn Indoor Speedway, LaserBlast, and Planet Fitness Gym. Located at 367 Russell Street in Hadley, MA.
- Campus Plaza – retail/grocery stores, including TJ Maxx, Super Stop & Shop, Dollar Tree, and Liquors 44. Located at 440-454 Russell Street in Hadley, MA.
- Mountain Farms Mall – retail/grocery stores, including Wal-Mart, Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond, Old Navy and Whole Foods Market. Located at 335 Russell Street in Hadley, MA.