Lifestyle

If you make a day trip of famous writers’ houses

If you go

Hours and admission prices vary. Call in advance for details on visits, events, and tours.

Mark Twain House

351 Farmington Ave., Hartford

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Open year-round. 860-247-0998, www.marktwainhouse.org

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

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77 Forest St., Hartford

Open year-round. 860-522-9258, www.harrietbeecherstowe
center.org

Emily Dickinson Museum

280 Main St., Amherst

Open March through December. 413-542-8161, www.emily
dickinsonmuseum.org

The Mount

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2 Plunkett St., Lenox

Open through October. 413-551-5111, www.edithwharton.org

Arrowhead

780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield

Open through Columbus Day. 413-442-1793, www.mobydick.org

Longfellow National Historic Site

105 Brattle St., Cambridge

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Typically open through last weekend of October. Call for information about hours during the government shutdown. 617-876-4491, www.nps.gov/long/index.htm

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House

399 Lexington Road, Concord

Open year-round. 978-369-4118, www.louisamayalcott.org