Are you wondering what to do on your trip to the Berkshires? The colorful region offers a wealth of historic sites, events and attractions. Plan a foodie getaway if the culinary arts delight your senses, or take in a show at one of the wonderful Berkshire theaters in the region.
Best-Kept Berkshires Secrets
What you do during your Berkshires getaway is up to you – but we've gathered a few helpful suggestions to help you plan your visit:
- Artists & Historians at Heart – The Berkshires have long been a retreat for artists, performers, writers and activists. Today, Berkshires museums and places of literary inspiration allow travelers to step into the past. Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum, see the mountain (yes, it was a mountain) that inspired Herman Melville to pen Moby-Dick, and more. During the summer months, the some of the best-kept Berkshires secrets lie within the Historical Homes and Gardens of the region. And, although they are no secret, Jacob's Pillow and Tanglewood are venues offering can't miss performances.
- Lovebirds – There's no better place for a romantic escape with your sweetie than the Berkshires. Indulge at the Chocolate Spring Café, snuggle by a private fireplace, and enjoy a bubble bath while sipping champagne. Treat yourselves to a massage and relaxing day - leaving the inn is optional.
- Foodies – We don't mean to brag, but dining in the Berkshires is the perfect transition from an adventurous day to a romantic evening. Choose from bistros with contemporary American cuisine, creative menus that fuse flavors and cultural influences, or explore our farm-to-table restaurants that source the best of local and regional foods from area farmers, cheesemakers, and more.