A fully-updated eighth edition to the guidebook that launched the Great Destinations series.
A rich cultural landscape has grown from the natural splendor of the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts, making it a favorite place for travelers of all types. This all-new edition of the original guide to the Berkshires includes information on history, transportation, accommodations, dining, arts, spa retreats, outdoor recreation, and shopping. It covers every corner of the Berkshires, from Great Barrington and Sheffield in the South to the northern towns of Williamstown and North Adamshome of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
Stay at the legendary Red Lion Inn and enjoy an evening of classical music at Tanglewood. Spend a night at a reasonably-priced B&B after a day of hiking the trails of Mt. Greylock. Experience a weekend retreat at the world-famous Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. With helpful maps and lodging and dining indexes to aid you, you won't find a more complete guide to the Berkshires.
About the Author
Lauren R. Stevens is the author of several books, including The Berkshire Book, Hikes
& Walks in the Berkshire Hills and Old Barns in the New
World. He's a contributing writer to numerous periodicals, including
The Berkshire Eagle, and he founded The Advocate in 1981.
He has lived in the Berkshires for more than 40 years.