For years, the fortunate have flocked to the Berkshires to savor the region’s incomparable complement of American history, natural beauty, and cultural enrichment. While a guest at Berkshire Mountain Lodge, you can soak in the charm of a bygone era while visiting the grounds and stately homes of legendary American figures like Arrowhead, Home of Herman Melville. Appreciate the arts the area affords and visit the Norman Rockwell Museum, Mass MoCA and Hancock Shaker Village. Virtually every corner of the Berkshires belies culturally rich history that is sure to leave your senses reeling.
The scenic hills, trails, lakes and rivers of the Berkshires beckon those who enjoy an active lifestyle. Biking and hiking, running and riding and skiing and skating are just a sampling of the exhilarating sporting activities that this region offers its visitors year round. There’s also tennis, swimming, fishing and even a world-class spa.
The Berkshires offer those who like to shop a veritable feast of shopping experiences. From the charming stores of its small towns to traditional malls and outlet centers, you’ll find just what you’re looking for and more. Dining is an experience unto its own in the Berkshires where some of the most enjoyable culinary treats can be found in the charming cottages, restored mills, and antiquated farmhouses that dot this legendary territory.