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Hike Photogenic Bartholomew’s Cobble

April 28th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

If you want to see the remains of an ancient, upside down coral reef covered in a wide array of rare and beautiful foliage, head on over to Bartholomew’s Cobble in Massachusettes’ Housatonic valley. Bartholomew’s Cobble is a 294-acre nature preserve and designated National Natural Landmark. It hosts one our continent’s widest diversities of ferns […]

Berkshire Collects at the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA

April 12th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Many of us collect something – art, watches, books, coins – but who collects collections? The Berkshire Museum, that’s who – and they’ve collected together a bunch of local collections in their Berkshire Collects exhibit, running now through May 11th. As a species, we love to collect and organize, seemingly, and never is the statement […]

Bash Bish Falls

March 25th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

If you have never seen Bash Bish Falls, located on the state line of NY and MA in Mt. Washington, you’re missing what is undoubtedly the most spectacular waterfall in Massachusetts. Really. Bash Bish Falls name has to be onomatopoeia for the way the runoff and spring-fed waters splash over a series of dramatic gorges […]

Rick Springfield Stripped Down at The Colonial Theatre

March 9th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

The Rick Springfield Stripped Down Tour is coming to the Colonial Theatre! If you’ve been known to groove to 80’s mega-hits “Jessie’s Girl,” “Human Touch,” “Souls,” and “Affair of the Heart,” you’ll want to catch the “Stripped Down” versions, live, on stage at the end of this month in Pittsfield.

The 2014 Tanglewood Season

February 24th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Winter is slowly waning to spring (no, really) and the 2014 Tanglewood season is fast approaching with both some familiar faces and a few new ones. Tanglewood welcomes back numerous familiar conductors, soloists, and vocalists this year, such as James Taylor, Yo Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, and Joshua Bell. Some of the new faces to […]

The 2014 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival

February 3rd, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

The 2014 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival in Pittsfield, Massachusetts is promising to be just the thing to wipe away those winter blues!

Skiing the Berkshires

January 24th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

You’ve seen the weather reports – we have a little snow here at the moment and that means … it’s time for skiing the Berkshires! Whether you prefer cross-country skiing, alpine (downhill) skiing, snowboarding, or tubing, the Berkshires have the snow and slopes for you – and Applegate Inn is in the center of the […]

Romantic Berkshires Valentines Getaway

January 10th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

We like to think that our Berkshires b&b is a pretty romantic place all the year round. Rated A+ as the “best place to kiss in the Berkshires,” Applegate Inn is a cozy and romantic hideaway whether you enjoy sitting by a roaring fire, enjoying a quiet and delicious meal together, or playing in the […]

Oh, Tannenbaum! – Berkshire Museum’s Festival of Trees 2013

December 18th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

The Festival of Trees 2013: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, as presented by the Berkshire Museum, features more than 200 spectacular Christmas trees decorated to represent the past, present, and future. The theme for this year’s Festival of Trees was inspired by the museum’s 110th anniversary – thus you will see trees representing the museum’s first […]

New Year’s Eve Special at Applegate Inn in the Berkshires

December 12th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Start 2014 off right with a New Year’s Eve Special at Applegate Inn – a beautiful bed and breakfast nestled in the picturesque Berkshires! We’re offering you this New Year’s Eve Special as a way of saying “thanks” to all the wonderful guests who have shared our home and the beauty of the Berkshires with […]

“Stockbridge Main Street At Christmas” Recreation – The Norman Rockwell Museum

November 22nd, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Have you ever wished you could visit a painting? Seen an image to warm and resonant that you wished you could just stroll right into it? Well, you can! Norman Rockwell’s famous painting, “Stockbridge Main Street At Christmas,” comes to life on December 8th in Stockbridge, MA.

It’s Time to Plan Your Berkshires Ski Vacation

October 31st, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

If you’re like me, you just about can’t believe that ski season is nearly upon us – where on earth did summer go? – but it’s true, so you’d better get to planning your Berkshires ski vacation now while the time is ripe! It may only be fall now but NOW is the time to […]

It’s Berktoberfest Again!

September 30th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

The Sixth Annual Berktoberfest is kicking off the first weekend of October with food, games, live music, and, of course, great craft beer. Berktoberfest is an annual event centered around handcrafted beer, with the proceeds being donated to local charities. During its first five years, Berktoberfest managed to raise over $10,000, which was dispersed through […]

The Berkshires Autumn Attractions

September 20th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

As summer’s greens turn to autumn’s golds and harvest time gets into full swing, New England comes to life with things to see and do. From fresh-pressed apple cider and festivals to hiking and biking, there is no end to the Berkshires autumn attractions. Get out and revel in the autumn air with a Berkshires […]

Founders’ Day Weekend Is Coming!
Sept 20 – 22, 2013

August 29th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Lee’s 19th annual heritage celebration, the Founders’ Day Weekend, is three days of family fun with a parade, live music, food tastings, sidewalk sales, crafts and much, much more.

Summertime at Laurel Lake

August 14th, 2013 by Katie Pate

Summers are meant to be spent near the water, if you ask me. We have a lovely pool at the Inn for swimming and lounging, however it can be fun to experience some fresh water while you are in the Berkshires as well. Laurel Lake is only five minutes up the road from Applegate Inn […]

Housatonic River Fishing

July 17th, 2013 by Katie Pate

The Housatonic River starts from four sources in the Berkshire mountains near the city of Pittsfield. It flows 149 miles southward through Massachusetts and Connecticut before emptying into the Long Island Sound. Fishing is a major activity along the entire length of the river. Trout, bass, and perch are the most common catches. Enjoy some of […]

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 […]

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