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Start The New Year Right With A Berkshires Spa Getaway

December 18th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Enjoy a Berkshires Spa GetawayThe holidays can be a magical time but, let’s face it, they can also be a lot of work and stressful. Why not start your new year off right by giving yourself the rejuvenating gift of a Berkshires Spa Getaway?

Applegate Inn’s convenient location in the Berkshire countryside allows us to offer the promise of a quiet, relaxing atmosphere while also keeping within easy reach of such local institutions as Tanglewood, Jacob’s Ladder, and the Norman Rockwell Museum. We’re also close to some great shopping opportunities, wonderful galleries, fine restaurants, and numerous spas, gyms, and wellness centers.

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A Christmas Carol and Tanglewood 2016

December 7th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood 2016 scheduleThe end of the year is always an exciting time, but especially here in the Berkshires with the Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” on stage and the recent release of the Tanglewood 2016 season schedule.

Tanglewood 2016 Season Schedule

The 2016 Tanglewood season schedule was announced late last month, with tickets going on sale January 24th, 2016 at 10am.

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Applegate Inn’s Berkshires New Year’s Eve Special

November 20th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Berkshires New Year’s Eve SpecialCelebrate a Berkshires New Year’s Eve in style without putting a crimp in your pocketbook – prices start at $195 for a one night stay – by taking advantage of the New Year’s Eve Special at Applegate Inn!

Our luxurious Berkshires bed and breakfast inn always has a number of Berkshires lodging specials and packages available to choose from. One of the most popular is our Berkshires New Year’s Eve Special, which we update each year to provide the best possible combination of savings and extras for you!

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Plan Your Berkshires Skiing Vacation Now

November 13th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Berkshires Skiing VacationPlanning a Berkshires skiing vacation this winter? Great idea – the Berkshires are loaded with numerous excellent ski areas and Applegate Inn is right in the center of all the best Berkshires skiing action!

It’s true: there are lots of wonderful Berkshires skiing opportunities and Applegate Inn is conveniently close to a majority of them. Take a look!

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Discover Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum

October 16th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age MuseumVentfort Hall Mansion in Lenox, MA is an imposing, Jacobean Revival-style mansion built by the J.P. Morgan family in the late 1800’s and is now restored as a Gilded Age Museum you can tour!

If you’ve seen the film “Cider House Rules,” this Berkshires mansion may look a little familiar to you – the exterior of Ventfort Hall was used as St. Cloud’s Orphanage in the movie. Beyond that, the iconic building has been a dormitory for Tanglewood music students, a summer hotel, the Michel Fokine Ballet Summer Camp, and community housing for a religious organization – but before that, it was just another Berkshire Cottage.

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Berkshires Lodging Specials for Fall

October 9th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Applegate Inn's Berkshires Lodging SpecialsBetween the beautiful, turning foliage, the upcoming holidays, the ebb of summer crowds, and the area’s ever-present culture, autumn may be the best time to visit the Berkshires – and it is with this in mind that Applegate Inn offers our Berkshires lodging specials!

Autumn brings more than just bright fall colors to the Berkshires, it also brings lots of fun! Lots of festivals and to-do’s abound as folks get ready for the holidays and the end of the year. Halloween alone provides lots to do and see. After a busy summer, it’s nice to be able to get away from everything for a day or two – or even more – and the Berkshires provide that picture-perfect respite from your hectic, fast-paced, work-a-day world.

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Don’t Miss the Lenox Apple Squeeze Festival!

September 18th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Lenox Apple Squeeze Festival 2015Fall is upon us, if one can trust the signs: cooler temps, brightly colored leaves on the ground, and the arrival of celebrations like the upcoming 36th annual Lenox Apple Squeeze Harvest Festival, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 26th and 27th, in Lenox, MA!

It is community celebrations like the annual Lenox Apple Squeeze Harvest Festival that make the passing of summer into fall not a bittersweet change but a happy and fun one. Something people from around the region – and even the country – look forward to all summer long. Who isn’t relieved to have another reason to leave the stifling confines of the city to relish the natural beauty of the Berkshires?

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Celebrate Lee Founders Weekend 2015!

September 4th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Lee Founders Day ParadeIt’s the town of Lee’s annual birthday celebration – Lee Founders Weekend, scheduled for Friday, September 18th through Sunday, September 20th, 2015. Don’t miss this popular, annual Berkshires event!

Lee Founders Weekend is 3 days of fun in the Berkshires with food, live music, arts and crafts, contests, a parade, sidewalk sales and street vendors, duck derby, community block dance, and much more. Best of all, out-of-towners are not just allowed to attend but are encouraged to join in the fun – the more the merrier!

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Visit Arrowhead the Herman Melville House Museum

August 21st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Visit Arrowhead - The Herman Melville House MuseumThe recent sighting of an albino humpback whale off Australia’s Gold Coast put Moby Dick in many people’s minds – but did you know the house where Melville wrote his famous book – Arrowhead the Herman Melville House – is right here in the Berkshires?

Herman Melville published 11 novels, 17 short stories, and even more poems – but chances are, one title of this classic, American author is the first that comes rushing to mind: Moby Dick.

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Make It A Tanglewood Labor Day Weekend

August 7th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood Labor Day ConcertsCelebrate Labor Day this year with Harry Connick, Jr. Kristin Chenoweth, and the Boston Pops: make it a Tanglewood Labor Day weekend!

Tanglewood always schedules something special for audiences for the Tanglewood Labor Day weekend concerts and this year is no different with two popular artist concerts scheduled: Harry Connick, Jr. and Kristin Chenoweth with the Boston Pops!

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