This area is known for the variety of outdoor activities, walking trails, golf courses and seasonal festivals.
Lenox is home to scenic lakes, rivers and miles of protected hiking trails. The town may be small but it has a wonderful variety of great eateries and local produce at Lenox Farmer’s Market. Visit Edith Wharton’s historic estate for a guided tour of this beautiful home and learn more about Edith, the first woman awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
The charming town of Stockbridge is a popular destination with visitors, yet it has retained its rural village feel. Here you can enjoy lunch in the historic Red Lion Inn and visit the Norman Rockwell Museum with its impressive collection of original artworks from the man himself. During summer months you can listen to a performance of the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood.
Williamstown is home to the Sterling and Francis Clark Art Institute, at Lenox visit the interesting museum of the illustrator Norman Rockwell as well as the estate of the American author Edith Wharton. Visit Hancock Shaker Village, a former shaker village established in 1791, the property is now operated as a museum that brings Shaker values to life.