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With a safe, nurturing environment of rolling mountains, farmlands and placid lakes, yet with the arts & cultural offerings of major population centers, the Berkshires invites families to explore the region’s plethora of attractions to make for memorable vacation getaways or longer stays. If your family is the more adventurous type, the area is host to some of the best white-water rafting, aerial adventure courses and mountain biking in the Northeast. There are also the numerous indoor options that have made the region known for their outstanding cultural offerings.

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Find The Best Activities for Families in the Berkshires

  • Hancock Shaker Village Featured

    Homeschool Day: Hidden Hancock

    Meet the Shakers who lived at the village.  Explore the village and find out more about the people who made this community their home.  Look for objects made at Hancock, examine journals, study maps, and even venture into the cellar of the Trustees’ Read more

    May 21, 2019

    10:00 AM

    Hancock Shaker Village

    Museums Pittsfield

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    Preschool Play & Learn with Jenn

    For ages 3 - 5: Come hear stories, sing songs and play some games! Siblings are welcome to come as long as parents are aware that activities will be intended for the age group listed. This play group is cosponsored by Pittsfield CFCE (CFCE) and the Read more

    May 23, 2019

    10:00 AM

    Berkshire Athenaeum

  • Hancock Shaker Village Featured

    Farm Friends

    Get to know the farmyard. Each week, young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers meet one of our farm animals, enjoy a special story, and do a simple craft in the Discovery Barn. INCLUDED IN ADMISSION/FREE TO MEMBERS Read more

    May 23, 2019

    10:30 AM

    Hancock Shaker Village

    Museums Pittsfield

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