Carriage House sitting room
phone: (413) 243-4451
or toll free: (800) 691-9012

Enjoy Lee MA Chez Nous at
Applegate Inn!

May 6th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

The only thing bad about a great restaurant is that its popularity can keep you from being able to get into it! Our own, favorite, fine and perpetually booked local restaurant, the Lee MA Chez Nous Bistro, has found a wonderful workaround for this with their new “to-go” Ordering System! Chez Nous Bistro is easily […]

John Hiatt, Joshua Redman, and Buckwheat Zydeco at Mahaiwe!

April 11th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

A recent announcement has singer-songwriter John Hiatt, saxophonist Joshua Redman, and American musical legend Buckwheat Zydeco at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center for the 2016 season! The Berkshires will ring with the sweet strains of rock, jazz, and zydeco as performed by legendary talents, thanks to the recent Mahaiwe 2016 season additions: John Hiatt on May […]

Romantic Berkshires Valentines Lodging Specials

January 8th, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Where better to stay during your Valentine’s Day getaway than the B&B voted “best place to kiss in the Berkshires?” Let Applegate Inn set the scene for your romantic holiday with one of our Valentines lodging specials! Home to cultural icons like Tanglewood and Jacob’s Pillow Dance, outdoor recreation areas like Jiminy Peak and Butternut […]

Start The New Year Right With A Berkshires Spa Getaway

December 18th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The 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 […]

Discover Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum

October 16th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Ventfort 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 […]

Mahaiwe Theater’s 2015 Performing Arts Summer Schedule

May 29th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The historic Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrington, MA is heating up the Berkshires once again with its jam-packed 2015 summer schedule of performing arts!

Get Set for the 2015 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival!

May 16th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

One of the first signs of summer, the annual Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, is almost upon us and the Berkshires are already a-buzz with what promises to be another standout season! The annual Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is America’s longest-running dance festival, having been started in the 1930’s by modern dance pioneer Ted Shawn. Jacob’s […]

Berkshires 2015 Concert Season

April 11th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The Berkshires are known for their rich cultural fabric – Tanglewood, Jacob’s Pillow Dance – and that includes live music by popular artists, as the Berkshires 2015 Concert season for the Berkshire Theatre Group shows. A while back I outlined the 2015 Season for the Berkshire Theatre Group but an upcoming concert had me realizing […]

Berkshire Theatre Group 2015 Season

February 21st, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

The Berkshire Theatre Group 2015 Season is on and already white hot with what is looking to be one of their best seasons, ever – have you gotten your tickets, yet? Originally known as the The Berkshire Playhouse, the Berkshire Theatre Group was founded in 1928 has seen an incredible number of talented musicians and […]

Edward Hopper at the Norman Rockwell Museum

September 13th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Prominent American artist Edward Hopper was known primarily for his realistic oil paintings but the current Norman Rockwell Museum exhibit presents his lesser known side with “The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator.” Edward Hopper’s realist paintings are touchstones of the American twentieth century. His images have become an integral part of the very grain […]

All the Berkshires are a Stage!

May 26th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

It should comes as no surprise to you that the Berkshires are awash with stage productions, acting studios, and live theater venues. Whatever your favorite entertainment – song dance, drama, comedy – a Berkshires stage is bound to be putting on something you’ll love. With the numerous theater companies, stage troupes, and well-established festivals found […]

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2014

May 19th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

The New York Times calls the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival “the dance center of the nation” and you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who would disagree with that. Started by modern dance pioneer Ted Shawn in the 1930’s, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is America’s longest-running dance festival, has been designated a National Historic Landmark, […]

History of the Lee Public Library

June 29th, 2013 by Katie Pate

If you have an interest in American history or architecture, make sure to leave a little time during your Berkshires vacation to visit the Lee Library. A beautiful, quiet and historic place, stop in to browse the shelves or enjoy a quiet place to read for a while. The Lee Library is the only remaining […]

Berkshire Special Places Tour

June 14th, 2013 by Katie Pate

Would you like to see some of the most beautiful places in the Berkshire communities of Lee and Becket? Join us for a very special tour called “Gardens, Grounds and Properties of Lee.” Taking place on Sunday, June 23rd from noon to 4 p.m. this tour will lead you to six unique Lee and Becket […]

New Productions from Shakespeare & Company in Lenox and the Barrington Stage Company

February 24th, 2013 by Katie Pate

The Berkshires is known as an artful place – whether it’s the Tanglewood Music Festival, charming art galleries in town or performances, we have a rich cultural tradition here. Two local theater companies have new productions out right now. So take a getaway from the city to the Berkshires for a weekend of impressive performances! […]

Berkshire Events – Gilded Age Museum and Arrowhead, Home of Herman Melville

December 29th, 2012 by Katie Pate

Are you a fan of Downton Abbey? Does the phrase “Call me Ishmael” have a special meaning for you? If you said “yes” to either of these statements, we have some upcoming Berkshire events that might peak your interest. Herman Melville’s home, named Arrowhead, is the site where Moby Dick was written. The home will […]

Red Chair Travels to the Best Bed and Breakfasts in New England

December 13th, 2012 by Katie Pate

Red Chair has arrived in the Berkshires! What, you may be asking, is the ‘Red Chair?’ Well, here is a description from the Red Chair Travels website that will clarify: “The Red Chair is a symbol, a movement,  a phenomenon,  a happening.  Not just a simple wooden chair, this bright red vintage object is moving […]

Applegate Inn News: Ready For Berkshires Summer Guests

July 16th, 2012 by

Our luxury Berkshires bed and breakfast always strives to provide our guests with the warmest hospitality and pampering. Summer is a busy time for us. There are so many events and outdoor activities for vacationers in and around the beautiful Lee, MA area. It’s very important to us that the estate is well-prepared for the […]

»