The Berkshires

About The Berkshires

The Berkshires, throughout the seasons, presents an amazing world of contrasts. Sophisticated pastimes blend harmoniously with pastoral scenery. High adventure is available with the plentitude of outdoor recreation opportunities, while a richness of history complements the area's contemporary enlightenment. 

Positioned in the rolling hills between two of the America's best cities - New York and Boston - the Berkshires area plays out the best of two worlds. It will satisfy your yearning for the quiet, scenic countryside, yet also provide a treasure of culture and art.

For more than a century, visitors have come to the Berkshires to experience natural and cultural delights. The quiet beauty of the hills has inspired such greats as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Edith Wharton and Norman Rockwell.

World-class cultural events are the norm here. Relax under a starry sky at Tanglewood to the majestic strains of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, or thrill to a performance of one of the world's leading dance companies at Jacob's Pillow. You can transport yourself for an evening to Elizabethan England and watch Shakespeare and Company. Or experience a variety of theater from Broadway musicals to high drama. Art in all its forms is represented in the Berkshires.

Charming lodgings, fine restaurants, excellent shopping and an endless events calendar make every stay here unforgettable. Come explore the Berkshires and discover a sophisticated world where small town warmth and hospitality have made the Berkshires a favorite destination for year after year.

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    Getaway To The Berkshires!

    This 100% solar powered, family owned & operated hotel in Lenox is the perfect spot to getaway with the family! Read more

  • Black Swan Inn

    Lakeside R&R

    Stay on the waterfront with gorgeous views of Laurel Lake Read more

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    Drink, Dine, Decompress

    What better way to end your long day than with a cocktail and appetizer... in bed! the Courtyard by Marriott Lenox offers every convenience under one roof! Read more

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    Girlfriend Getaway

    The Berkshires is the perfect place for a girlfriends notch shopping, amazing restaurants and comfortable lodging. Read more

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