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.
The Berkshires town of Tyringham is a rural, residential community long known for its wealthy and famous summer residents and visitors. President Grover Cleveland fished Hop Brook, reputed to be one of America’s finest trout streams, while visiting friends at a summer home in Tyringham; Mark Twain spent time there after the death of his daughter. Upper Goose Pond and Tyringham Cobble are popular with hikers and Santerella (the “Gingerbread House”), was the studio of Sir Henry Hudson Kitson, sculptor of the Lexington Minuteman.
Tyringham, MA facts:
- Town Hall: 116 Main Rd
- Phone: (413) 243-1749
- Population: 350
- Settled/Inc’d: 1735
- Named for: Tyringham, England
- Elevation: 900′
- Demographic data: state.ma.us/