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Sheffield Travel Guide

Found in the Housatonic River Valley is the charming town of Sheffield. This New England town in Massachusetts attracts more visitors every year because of its historical sites, as well as outdoor recreation. Of course, who can forget, UFOs too as the town is home to the UFO Monument Park. When it comes to shopping in Sheffield, visitors can enjoy local shops and antique stores. Dining is also kept local, with everything from casual cafes and home cooking to upscale and elegant dining restaurants.

Things to Do in Sheffield

To catch a glimpse into the local colonial life, visit the Colonel John Ashley House. To stretch your legs on a long hike, head to Bartholomew’s Cobble and reconnect with nature. There is tons of local wildlife to learn about, as well as beautiful views of the Housatonic on some of the trails. Race Brook Falls is also a popular hike with rewarding views and spectacular scenery. To see the first UFO incident in the country, head to Thom Reed UFO Memorial Park. It is believed that a UFO was seen in 1969 and that Reeds saw a vessel in the sky. Visitors can wander around the park and learn more about our planet's visitors.

Best Time to Visit Sheffield

The best time to enjoy outdoor recreation in Sheffield is during the summer months.

Price and Availability Index in Sheffield

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Sheffield is in December, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Sheffield is in the high season in August. Sheffield has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Sheffield tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Tuesday. Vacation homes in Sheffield tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Sheffield

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Sheffield. The warmest months in Sheffield are August and July, when temperatures reach 89 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -6 ˚F. The wettest month in Sheffield is May with 6.8 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.41 inches of rain.

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