Only in the Berkshires
There are many attractions that are pure Berkshire. You can see them nowhere else. To refresh your memory, here are some of its finest.
Appalachian Trail A marked hiking trail in the eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine running through many towns in the Berkshires.
South Egremont MA 01258 413.528.8002www.appalachiantrail.org
Hancock Shaker Village Hands-on history. This historic Village draw visitors from around the world to roam at their own pace. From April through October,
1843 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield MA 01201 413 443 0188www.hancockshakervillage.org
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival A treasured National Historic Landmark and home to America's longest running international dance festival. Each year thousands of people visit to experience the Festival with more than 50 dance companies and 200 free performances, talks, and events. In 2010 President Obama awarded Jacob’s Pillow the National Medal of Arts.
358 George Carter Road Becket MA 01223 413 243 0745www.jacobspillow.org
Lime Rock Park A beautiful venue, it is truly a park, and even those who are not motorsports fans know Lime Rock Park. Its history is inextricably entwined with that of sports car racing.
60 White Hollow Road Lakeville CT 06039 860 435 5000www.limerock.com
The Mount Edith Wharton's home. This National Historic Landmark property includes the house and gardens she created for herself as a writer's retreat and a haven of unparalleled beauty. Open daily May-October and for special events throughout the year. Annual exhibits and programs explore themes from Wharton's life and work
2 Plunkett Street Lenox MA 01240 413 551 5111www.EdithWharton.org
Tanglewood The renowned summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and internationally regarded as one of the world's greatest summer music festivals. Located in an area renowned for its role as a summertime mecca for lovers of music, art, dance and theater, Tanglewood presents artists in orchestral, chamber music, recital, jazz and popular artists concerts.
297 West Street Lenox MA 01240 413.637.1600www.tanglewood.org