Mount Greylock Mount Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts, with an elevation of 3,491 feet. It spans the Berkshire county towns of North Adams, Adams, Lanesborough, Cheshire, Williamstown and New Ashford, dominating the Berkshire landscape; from the summit, dramatic views of 60-90 miles distant may be seen. It became Massachusetts’ first wilderness state park, […]Continue reading Mount Greylock State Reservation
How to get to the Berkshires
Here are inks for local and regional public transportation depots and stops, plus where to get Peter Pan bus and Amtrak train schedules and tickets: how to get to the Berkshires.
Monument Mountain trail views – October, 18, 2008 video showing the splendor of fall foliage in the Berkshires of New England.Continue reading Monument Mountain trail views
Where to ski in the Berkshires Skiing is a favorite activity in the Berkshires and has been an important component of the local tourism industry for as long as Tanglewood has. In 1935, the first of the famous “ski trains” left Grand Central Station in New York bound for Bousquet’s in Pittsfield, MA, where the […]Continue reading Berkshires skiing areas map
The Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, was founded in 1934 as the Berkshire Garden Center, and its public display gardens are among the oldest in the United States. Guest Gardener during 2010 at Berkshire Botanical Garden will be Anthony Archer-Wills, the author, broadcaster and lecturer, who has pioneered water-gardening techniques in Europe and South […]Continue reading Berkshire Botanical Garden
Panel of experts from several fields by the National Geographic has ranked the Berkshires of western Massachusetts to be among the ten best destinations on Earth.Continue reading National Geographic ranks the Berkshires among ten best destinations on Earth
One minute video showing the Housatonic River in early fall, near the village of Housatonic, MA.Continue reading Housatonic River video