Adams is an inspiring place to visit.
A history rich with religious and
patriotic significance has produced
this thriving community that
sustains its industrial roots. Adams
maintains a small town charm and
friendliness, attracting visitors
again and again.
An outdoor enthusiast's dream, Bennington is
tucked between two stunning mountain ranges, the
Taconics on the west and the Green Mountains on
Southern Berkshire's largest town is
one of natural beauty, cultural wealth
and historical "firsts." Combined with its
convenient location, fashionable
shopping district, fine restaurants and
recreational opportunities, Great
Barrington is and has been a favorite
holiday haven for more than 100 years.
Named after prominent revolutionary patriot and
commander General Charles Lee, the town of Lee
has been in existence since the 1760s. Several
historic buildings are worthy of attention, including
the Congregational Church - a Romanesque-design
building with a 150-foot steeple and a Seth Thomas
Clock (one of only two of its kind ever made).
Tucked in a scenic corner of the lush Southern Berkshires, the charming
hamlet of Lenox is perhaps best known for being the former residence of
literary legend Edith Wharton.
Three hundred years ago, the
Mohawk Trail was a simple Native
American footpath. Today it is about a
two hour drive on a modern two lane
highway. With attractions, historic
sites and beautiful views along the
way, The Mohawk Trail is an
adventure and a cultural experience.
North Adams is known as "The Town of Steeples
and Peaks," for the spires of its many churches -
a lovely sight as you descend into the city from
the west on Route 2.
If you want to take a trip back in time when life offered a gentler pace, you'll
want to explore Otis. This largely unspoiled, rural area is the
site of the Otis Reservoir, the largest
recreational body of water in
Pittsfield enjoys the distinction as the "City of
Festivals." Perfectly placed in the heart of the
Berkshires, this surprising haven bustles with
cultural and recreational amenities
Gracing the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, Shelburne Falls invites you
to explore its natural wonders. This charming New England village is home of
the internationally known Bridge of Flowers, a former trolley bridge that spans
400 feet across the Deerfield River.
Stockbridge was Norman Rockwell's
long-time residence and home of what he
called his "best studio yet." Through his
depiction of small towns, America's favorite
illustrator gave us images of memorable
moments from childhood to old age, portraying
a re-markable history of everyday life and
The historic village of West Stockbridge is
a tiny, eclectic arts community set
along-side the peaceful Williams River. It
is an easy, pleasant stroll around the
square block town, and it is filled with
With its artistic offerings and scenic countryside, it's no
wonder Williamstown is known as "The Village
Beautiful." Surrounded by mountains, farmlands and
hiking trails, picturesque Williamstown is a
quintessential Berkshire village.