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Arrowhead – The Herman Melville House Museum

By |2021-03-29T17:25:45+00:00October 10th, 2020|Attractions|

Did you know that Arrowhead, The Herman Melville House in Pittsfield, MA is just a 15 minute drive from Applegate Inn? It’s true and both history and literature fans will enjoy a visit to this popular, historic house museum. Between 1850 and 1863, Arrowhead Farm [...]

Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum

By |2021-03-29T17:27:44+00:00September 25th, 2020|Museums|

Step back in time with a visit to Ventfort Hall Mansion and see how the Rockefellers and their peers “roughed it” in the country with their Gilded Age, Berkshire cottages. America’s “Gilded Age,” occurred between the end of the Civil War and the turn of [...]

Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum & Hoosac Valley Train Rides

By |2021-03-29T17:27:35+00:00September 13th, 2020|Attractions|

Railfans and history buffs alike will enjoy a visit to the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum in Lenox, MA. Explore the historic Lenox Station museum and enjoy a short train ride! The Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum is housed in the restored Lenox Train Station. The station [...]

October Mountain State ForestHiking, Biking, Paddling & More

By |2021-03-29T17:27:20+00:00August 22nd, 2020|outdoor activities|

Get out into the great outdoors of the Berkshires with a visit to October Mountain State Forest. Hiking, biking, boating, picnicking, gorgeous scenery, and more. October Mountain has it all! October Mountain State Forest is Massachusetts largest state forest. Its 16,500 acres encompass a portion [...]

Historic Becket Quarry and Forest Preserve

By |2021-03-29T17:27:07+00:00August 8th, 2020|Attractions|

Explore miles of beautiful, protected forest trails and the remains of abandoned, historic Becket quarry in Becket, MA. Just 30 minutes from our Berkshires bed and breakfast, Applegate Inn. The Chester-Hudson Quarry was integral to the early development of Becket and the surrounding area. It [...]

The Mission House – A Colonial-Era Landmark in Stockbridge

By |2021-03-29T17:26:39+00:00July 10th, 2020|Berkshire Attractions|

Travel back to a simpler time with a visit to the Mission House, museum, and gardens in Stockbridge, MA. This fascinating, Colonial-era, National Historic Landmark has connections to the local Mohican tribe and is less than 10 minutes from our Berkshires bed and breakfast in [...]

Schantz Galleries Contemporary Glass

By |2021-03-29T17:26:28+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Art Galleries|

Schantz Galleries, in Stockbridge, MA is home to some of the most stunningly beautiful pieces of art glass you’ll ever see. The expansive, two story gallery displays works from more than 60 talented artists. The sparkle, shine, and transparency of glass gives it a liquid, [...]

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2021-03-29T17:28:37+00:00May 23rd, 2020|outdoor activities|

Get out into the great outdoors of the Berkshires with a visit to Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary. The 1,142 acre reserve includes a large beaver pond, 7 miles of trails through a variety of habitats, and plenty of wildlife. Actually, the Massachusetts Audubon [...]

Explore the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail

By |2021-03-29T17:28:28+00:00May 9th, 2020|outdoor activities|

Soak up the natural beauty of the Berkshires with a visit to the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail. This nearly 13 mile long, converted railroad track runs from Adams, MA through Cheshire, to Lanesborough, with plenty of lush scenery and wildlife throughout. The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail started [...]

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