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Welcome to  the Berkshires!

As a new employee of General Dynamics, we are excited to welcome you to the place you now call home: The Berkshires!

Not sure how or where to start exploring? From North to South county there is no shortage beauty, culture, entertainment and adventure, but finding the best places can be tricky. We're here to help you navigate all that the Berkshires has to offer. 

Explore the Berkshires by Town

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    Pittsfield enjoys the distinction as the "City of Festivals." Perfectly placed in the heart of the Berkshires, this surprising haven Read more

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    North Adams & Williamstown

    North Adams is known as "The Town of Steeples and Peaks," for the spires of its many churches - a lovely sight as you descend into the city from the west on Route 2. Read more

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    Tucked in a scenic corner of the lush Southern Berkshires, the charming hamlet of Lenox is perhaps best known for being the former residence of literary Read more

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    Great Barrington

    Southern Berkshire's largest town is one of natural beauty, cultural wealth and historical "firsts." Combined with its convenient location, Read more

Uniquely Berkshires

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    Upcoming Festivals

    The Berkshires is abound in fun-filled annual festivals celebrating everything from agricultural harvests to the gifted artisans Read more

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    Visual Arts

    The Berkshires has a long history of cultural sophistication. Artists began flocking here in the early 19th century, and by mid-century, the tradition Read more

  • Berkshires Winter Sports

    Winter Sports

    Winter in the Berkshires is one of the most romantic times to be in the region. There is no reason to travel far into northern New England Read more

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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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