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Halloween Fun at The Mount and Naumkeag

October 11th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

It’s October and don’t look now but All Hallows Eve is slowly creeping closer! If you’ve a taste for the spooky and are looking for some Berkshires Halloween fun, Edith Wharton’s The Mount and Naumkeag are great places to start. Halloween is always a good time with “creepy” decorations, yummy treats, fun parties, and, of […]

October is Peak Color Month for Berkshires Fall Foliage

September 23rd, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

If you’re a “leaf-peeper,” or just a fan of stunning scenery, October is the peak month for viewing Berkshires fall foliage in western Massachusetts. Make plans to visit now, while the everchanging rainbow of autumn leaves is still up in the trees. There is never a bad time to visit the Berkshires of Western MA […]

Lenox Apple Squeeze 2019 – the 40th Annual Return!

September 9th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Lenox Apple Squeeze 2019 is just weeks away on September 21st and 22nd in Lenox, MA. The beloved, annual Berkshires harvest festival always includes great food, live music, craft vendors, and so much more. 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of Lenox Apple Squeeze. The FREE, 2-day harvest celebration and street festival includes nearly 150 food, […]

Labor Day Lodging Special & Lee Founders Weekend 2019

August 26th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Happy Birthday Lee, MA! The home of Applegate Inn celebrates its 242nd birthday this year and you are invited! Lee Founders Weekend is scheduled for September 13th through the 15th, 2019. Come out and join in the fun with a parade, Taste of Lee, a Craft Fair, and so much more. The end of summer […]

Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon 2019

August 12th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Come compete or spectate at one of the oldest continuous, annual triathlons in the country during Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon 2019! Sunday, September 15, 2019 – Great Barrington to Stockbridge, MA. The Josh Billings RunAground is a bike/paddle/run triathlon, as opposed to the more common bike/swim/run event. The race involves a 27 mile bike ride, […]

Explore Greylock Glen Outdoor Recreation Area

July 29th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

For those considering a visit to the Mount Greylock area during their stay, we suggest a stop by Greylock Glen, a new kind of outdoor recreation area in Adams, MA. Mount Greylock is Massachusetts’ highest peak, with a summit of 3489 feet. The eye-popping vista from this point can reach as far as 90 miles […]

From Rags to Riches at The Crane Museum of Papermaking

July 8th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

The Crane Museum of Papermaking may sound like a real yawner until you learn that Crane & Co not only make the paper for our country’s currency, they’re the only ones to do so since 1879! As you likely know, United States currency is printed on a kind of fabric, not paper made from wood. […]

Greenock Country Club – It’s Just Across the Road!

June 21st, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Greenock Country Club is one of America’s first golf courses. The club features a classic, 9-hole, Donald Ross designed course, clay tennis courts, a restaurant, and more. Plus it’s literally just across the road from our Berkshires bed and breakfast! We’ve mentioned the convenience of our Lee, MA location before. So much of what brings […]

Tanglewood Learning Institute & The Linde Center for Music and Learning

June 10th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Over the last two summers, we’ve been watching as 4 new buildings were added to the Tanglewood Music Center campus. The new Linde Center for Music and Learning, summer home to the Tanglewood Learning Institute, opens June, 2019 with 140 summer events! Tanglewood Music Festival heats up Berkshires summers like no other series of events. […]

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2019

May 10th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Spring is whipping by and, before you know it, summer will be here, along with Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2019! This year’s event is scheduled to run from June 19th through August 25th, 2019. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival has been bringing talented performers and amazed fans of dance to the Berkshires for 87 years. Despite […]

Get Your Tickets for Berkshire International Film Festival 2019!

May 4th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Grab your popcorn and head to your seat: Berkshire International Film Festival 2019 is coming right up. This year’s event features over 60 films and legendary director Martin Scorsese, among others. May 30th to June 2nd in Great Barrington, MA and May 31st to June 2nd in Pittsfield, MA. The 14th annual Berkshire International Film […]

2019 Tanglewood Festival Late Additions and Our Spring Lodging Special

April 20th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

The weather is warming and so, too is anticipation for this year’s Tanglewood Music Festival. A number of concerts have been added to Tanglewood’s Popular Artists Series and we here at Applegate Inn have unveiled our Spring Fever Lodging special! Tanglewood Music Festival may be primarily known as a celebration of classical symphonic, chamber, and […]

Spring Has Sprung at Berkshire Botanical Garden

April 13th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

The signs of spring are all around us right now: blossoms, birdsong, and the annual opening of the Berkshire Botanical Garden. Berkshire Botanical Garden is open all year ’round – but their display gardens are only open May 1st through October 11. Berkshire Botanical Garden (BBG), in Stockbridge, MA, is one of the oldest public […]

Bash Bish Falls and Other Magnificent Berkshires Waterfalls

March 22nd, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Applegate Inn is just down the road from Massachusetts’ highest waterfall, Bash Bish Falls. In fact, we’re surrounded by magnificent Berkshires waterfalls and spring is the perfect time to visit them! There’s nothing like an active waterfall to refresh and rejuvenate your spirit. The soothing sight and sound of water cascading down over rocks and […]

So Many Great Things To Do In Lee MA

March 15th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

The Berkshires of western Massachusetts offer something for everyone, no matter the season. Why, the things to do in Lee MA alone could keep you busy! Applegate Inn is a four-season retreat located in the town of Lee, in the heart of the Berkshires. Our diverse and beautiful region is well worth exploring, and Applegate […]

Visit Ioka Valley Farm In March For Massachusetts Maple Month!

February 22nd, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

It’s almost March and that means Massachusetts Maple Month! Come celebrate this sweet season with a visit to a local sugar house, like Ioka Valley Farm! The Maple sugaring season in Massachusetts is a short one, typically running from mid-February to mid-March. This is the time when temperatures rise enough for the sugar maple sap […]

Get Your Tickets for the 2019 Tanglewood Popular Artists Series

February 8th, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Snow is falling outside my window as I write this but I am warmed with thoughts of the upcoming 2019 Tanglewood Popular Artists Series of concerts. Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds, James Taylor for the 4th, Star Wars, The Goo Goo Dolls, and many others are on the summer schedule. Tanglewood Music Festival is always worth […]

Come Ski the Berkshires of Western MA

January 21st, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Thinking of enjoying a skiing getaway this winter? Great idea! Applegate Inn is conveniently close to many of the area’s best winter-sports resorts and has a variety of winter lodging specials to choose from. Come ski the Berkshires and save! There’s nothing quite like a Berkshires skiing getaway. Whether you’re a fan of downhill, cross-country, […]

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