The Berkshire Hills and Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts: An Explorer's Guide

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This revised and updated guide provides the best lodging, dining, and activity suggestions for New England's most inviting region for lovers of the arts.
Seasoned travel writers Christina Tree and William Davis tell all you need to know about these naturally beautiful and culturally rich areas. They offer opinionated reviews of the best places to stay and to eat, from four-star restaurants to diners. They also describe Berkshire County's must-see performing arts festivals and ...

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Overview

This revised and updated guide provides the best lodging, dining, and activity suggestions for New England's most inviting region for lovers of the arts.
Seasoned travel writers Christina Tree and William Davis tell all you need to know about these naturally beautiful and culturally rich areas. They offer opinionated reviews of the best places to stay and to eat, from four-star restaurants to diners. They also describe Berkshire County's must-see performing arts festivals and the outstanding museums scattered throughout this surprisingly varied region. They lead you across the Mohawk Trail and along numerous other scenic drives to orchards and antiques shops, wineries and waterfalls, nature preserves and ridge paths, artists, craftspeople and family attractions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881507737
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/4/2007
  • Series: Explorer's Guides Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Christina Tree is a travel writer for the Boston Globe and defined the Explorer’s Guides high standards more than 30 years ago. She is an award-winning member of the Society for American Travel Writers. Her books include Explorer's Guide Maine. She lives in Cambridge, MA.

William Davis, also a contributor to the Boston Globe, was the paper's travel editor for 20 years.

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Table of Contents


Introduction     12
What's Where in Western Massachusetts     16
The Berkshire Hills     39
Berkshire County     41
South County     43
Central and North Berkshire     108
Along the Mohawk Trail     157
The Hilltowns     167
West County     169
Hampshire Hilltowns     195
The Pioneer Valley     213
Deerfield/Greenfield Area     219
Five-College Area     246
Springfield Area     290
Index     305
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