Fall hike in Palisades Park

Fall is a particularly beautiful time of the year: trees explode in shades of red and gold, complimented by crisp air and amicable weather. Though it’s possible to catch sight of some of the autumn splendor from within New…

Edward M. Kennedy Institute

Massachusetts is sweetening the cultural pot this summer with Free Fun Fridays. Each Friday, beginning June 26, seven of the state’s most popular museums, historic places and scenic sites will be gratis for all visitors. On opening day, you’ll detect…

MassBliss Fest

The stretch of bucolic mountainside straddling Western Massachusetts and Connecticut has long been known as a summer stop for highly cultured New Yorkers. The Berkshire Theatre Group and Tanglewood (summer home of the Boston Pops orchestra) have both been…

Richmond fest

The northeast is a hotbed of summer music festivals. The following pitch-perfect events are all easy to reach without a car, so there’s nothing stopping you from enhancing your season with the sound of music. You’ll find a medley…

Hotel on North

Downtown Pittsfield’s thriving art scene and creative energy make it a perennial favorite with urbanites craving a weekend getaway. On June 1, the already dynamic panorama gets an upscale boost with the opening of Hotel on North, offering 45 rooms…

Berkshires in the fall

Travelers hungry for authentic epicurean experiences will feel right at home in the Berkshires. The rich agricultural heritage is a springboard for a host of farm fresh gastronomic opportunities. Meet five of the Berkshire’s most characteristic culinary destinations, bringing…

The Mount

Nestled in the Berkshire’s gentle hills, sophisticated Lenox is etched on the map of art lovers. Culture vultures flock to this corner of New England for its packed calendar of performing arts events. Stroll the manicured streets and you’ll…

Wheatleigh

Whether you retreat to a Berkshires estate landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted or to a new boutique inn on Shelter Island, the rooms at the following breathtaking destinations will quickly fill up with winter weary travelers—and you’ll want to be…

Cranwell Resort

The pine-scented woods, rolling hills and rippling rivers of the Berkshires have caught the attention of city dwellers for generations. Hiking, cycling and skiing are just a few of the fresh air diversions. Cute-as-a-button villages like Stockbridge, Williamstown and…