Enjoy the Beauty of the Berkshires
Plan Your Perfect Berkshire Vacation
Picturesque country lanes, rolling hills, and quaint small villages; these are the scenes that have made the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts a family favorite for generations. Add in unsurpassed cultural activities, world-class museums, and abundant outdoor activities and you will understand why Berkshire vacations are so popular. Whether a weeklong stay, a long weekend, or a midweek value stay, the Berkshires are super convenient for residents of the greater New York area, Connecticut and the greater Boston area.
There is plenty to do year-round for visitors to the Berkshires:
Summer Berkshires Activities
Berkshire vacations during the summer months allow you to enjoy warm days and cool nights as you explore the great outdoors. Hike a section of the famed Appalachian Trail, climb challenging ropes courses, savor fresh seasonal produce at local orchards and restaurants, and learn about local history by visiting area attractions such as The Norman Rockwell Museum. Summer means it’s also time for the world-famous Tanglewood Music Festival, one of the world’s premier music festivals.
Fall Berkshires Activities
Planning a Berkshires vacation in the fall is one of the best ways to experience New England fall at its finest. The surrounding hills and mountains pop with brilliant shades of orange and red as leaves begin to fall. Fall is peak harvest season, and local restaurants fill their menus with an abundance of produce grown on local farms. With school back in sessions, the number of visitors decreases and the pace slows to that just perfect for enjoying some of the best fall foliage in New England.
Winter Berkshires Activities
Winter brings plenty of snow to the Berkshires, a renowned ski and snowboarding destination, especially for families with children learning to ski. Nearby ski resorts offer affordable family fun on the slopes and area shops, restaurants, and attractions are open year-round to welcome and entertain guests of all ages. the holidays are a particularly magical time to enjoy the Berkshires. And thanks to the higher elevation of surrounding mountains and the snow making capabilities of our local ski areas, ski season often extends well into March. No matter when you hit the slopes, don’t forget to save some time to relax in our heated pool and hot tub.
Spring Berkshires Activities
Spring in the Berkshires is beautiful. The weather is mild and the abundant flora awakens from its winter hibernation. The late spring months of May and June bring gorgeous mild weather as the surrounding orchards begin to bloom and perfume the air with the fragrance of apple, peach, and cherry blossoms.
Whatever the season, Fairfield Inn & Suites Lenox-Great Barrington is the ideal Berkshires hotel to stay at while experiencing all the beauty and fun the Berkshires has to offer! Our convenient location in Great Barrington, MA is central to all these activities and more. As the only Marriott in the Berkshires, we book-up early so Check Availability and Book Now.