Berkshire County is ideally located, just 2 ½ hours from both Boston and New York City. The Berkshires is known widely as a cultural mecca of museums, historic sites, music, dance and art venues—and features a host of fine dining and lodging facilities, including a variety of historic B&Bs and inns.
In addition to arts and cultural venues, the region also offers outstanding opportunities for golfing, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, fishing, whitewater rafting, canoeing and kayaking. Winter sports include alpine and cross country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing. All of these activities take place amid spectacularly scenic rural hills, dotted with mountain streams and lakes. Visitors are also delighted to discover an incredible range of retail establishments, from antiques dealers to outlets to myriad specialty shops.