Ski Butternut is a ski resort in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, located on Warner Mountain in the Berkshires.The ski area was first opened by the New Haven Railroad as Warner Mountain Ski Area in the 1936-37 ski season. With 22 downhill ski trails (there’s some for beginners to professionals and everyone in between), 110 skiable acres, 12 lifts, a 240-member professional ski school, and a 5-lane tubing center, you've got big mountain skiing close to home.
Catamount Ski Area, located on the Massachusetts / New York state line near South Egremont , Massachusetts, is one of the oldest original operating ski areas in the Northeast.
Catamount's current owners began their ski industry careers seven years later, when Bill and Don took over management of the small ski area Fahnestock. The following year, the partners leased land from the State of New York and opened the Silvermine ski area. Click here for the more details...
During the winter, Jiminy Peak offers activities for the whole family, including skiing, snowboarding, outdoor pools, and various restaurants. There are 45 trails and 8 lifts, including a six-person, high-speed chairlift. In the summer, additional activities are offered at Mountain Adventure Park, such as an alpine super slide, mountain coaster, miniature golf, fishing, hiking, and mountain biking.
A world class Music Concert where music never stops. Observe World-Class Guest Artists including James Taylor, Carole King, Boston Pops throughout the season. Celebrate 125th Anniversary & John Williams' 30th summer at Tangle wood.
This striking building opened in 1993, at a cost of $4.4 million, to house the works of Stockbridge's favorite son. The illustrator used both his neighbors and the town where he lived to tell stories about an America now rapidly fading from memory.
The Mahaiwe Theater is one of the oldest theaters in the country. In its early years, the theater presented touring vaudeville acts and performers such as John Philip Sousa. It was transformed into a movie palace in 1930 and has been in continuous operation for over 100 years.
The Monument Mountain Motel is a fairly priced motel in Great Barrington, conveniently located off Route 7, just minutes from Stockbridge, Massachusetts. With 17 easy guestrooms, an outdoor swimming pool and pet friendly accommodations, our cozy hotel offers visitors immense family style features and services just minutes away from Berkshire County’s most admired tourist attractions. And our specials and packages present huge discounts on hotel accommodations and Great Barrington attractions.
Lime Rock Park is a natural-terrain motor sport road racing venue located in Lime Rock, Connecticut, United States, a hamlet in the village of Lakeville, Connecticut, in the state’s northwest corner. Lime Rock is sole among U.S. professional racetracks in that it has no impress or bench seating. Hillsides around the inside and outside of the track provide plenty viewer areas and good sightlines of the track, causal to the picnic impression and park-like setting. The track does not charge for parking, and it continues a long custom of not charging admission for children 12 and under.
Enjoy 200 free performances by 50 dance companies performing on three Festival stages. Talks, tours, events, art and photography exhibits, and more. One of the world's most prestigious arts organizations.
Sculptor Daniel Chester French, best known for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., used this estate as his summer home for more than 30 years. His Minute Man statue at the Old North Bridge in Concord, completed in 1875 when the artist was 25 years old, launched his highly successful career. The 122-acre grounds are used for an annual show of contemporary sculpture.
These 15 acres of flower beds, ponds, and vegetable and herb gardens are an inviting destination for strollers and picnickers. The first weekend in October features a harvest festival. Within these walls are canvases by Renoir (34 of them), Degas, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, Pissarro, and Corot, their predecessor. A substantial bookstore in the lobby has been joined by a snack counter and an attractive cafe, which is open July-August. Family Days and free concerts on the lawn at venue.
The Mount (1902) is a country house in Lenox, Massachusetts, the home of noted American author Edith Wharton, who designed the house, its grounds and considered it her "first real home with beaucoup flower gardens." She thought that good architectural expression included order, scale, and harmony. One visit to this architectural wonder and one has to admit she is so right. The estate, located in the Berkshires, is open to the public from May to October. Visitors are offered tours of the house and gardens.
The Shakers were a religious order, which believed in pacifism, celibacy, and communal living. Worship could take the form of singing and ecstatic dance, which is why they were called the "Shaking Quakers," or "Shakers." The utopian sect is renowned today for its plain architecture and furniture.
3,491 feet (1,064 m), is the highest point in Massachusetts; its peak is located in the northwest corner of the state in the western part of the town of Adams (near its border with Williamstown) in Berkshire County. Although geologically part of the Taconic Mountains, Mount Greylock is commonly associated with the abutting Berkshire Hills to the east. Star gazing from the top of the mount is something to cherish for long time.
Herman Melville bought this 18th-century house in 1850 and lived here until 1863. It was during this time that he wrote Moby-Dick.( one of the treasures of world literature.) A nature trail and shop are on-site. It is a treasure house for literature students and avid readers.
In 1901, General John Bidwell, built a country retreat and summer home for his beloved young wife, Annie. After her death, when Chester had developed into a prosperous logging hamlet, the building, with its farmhouse-style design and spacious veranda, was converted into the headquarters for a local ranch. Today it is one of the most charming B&Bs in the region, with a yard of aspens and cottonwoods and sprawling views of mountain meadows and pretty Lake Almanor.
Visitors can tour the furnished mansion and learn about the changes that occurred in American life, industry, and society during the late 19th Century period known as the Golden Age. participate in their famed Picnics on the Porch to have real time fun.
It is a Gallery featuring Fine Art bronze sculptures and pastels by the nationally acclaimed artist Andrew DeVries. In addition, one can enjoy Series in Dance, Music and Abstract genres that enhance the beauty of indoor, outdoor and garden settings.
Do you feel like indulging yourself in aquatic activities? Go for Play Bousquet where you will enjoy the activity pool, all-day access to twisting waterslides, with its cooling fountains and sprays, and the 18-hole mini-golf course.
Challenge your adventurous limits at the first zip line canopy tour in Massachusetts opened in May 2009 with 9 zip lines, 2 sky bridges and 3 rappels for a 3-hour trek through the treetops.
Whitewater rafting on the Deerfield River has three trips of varying levels of adventure from (a) the mellow afternoon Float Trip to (b)the full day Zoar Gap trip to (c)the high adventure Dry way trip.
Canopy tours and instructional clinics are only 2 hours from Boston and New Haven and just 3 hours from Providence and New York City.