ABOUT THE BERKSHIRES!
The Berkshire region is a beautiful mountain region located in western Massachusetts and the northeast of Columbia County, New York. A popular residential and vacation destination, it’s known for year-round outdoor activities, brilliant fall foliage and renowned performing arts venues, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s residency at Lenox’s Tanglewood Music Center, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Center and a host of summer stock playhouses. Boating and swimming in Lakes Onata and Pontoosuc, alpine skiing at Jiminy Peak, Bosquet and Butternut ski resorts. Great art museums, including the Clark Art Institute, the Norman Rockwell Museums and Chesterwood. Lovely summertime picnics at the Berkshire Botanical Gardens, including its delightful Music Mondays. Endless nature walks and cross-country ski trails, including the sprawling 11,000-acre Pittsfield State Forest with hiking and campgrounds, as well as Greylock Mountain, the highest point in Massachusetts. Attractions as diverse as Hancock Shaker Village and the Lebanon Valley Speedway.