Spring Arrives at Berkshire Botanical Garden

By |2021-04-06T21:18:59+00:00March 20th, 2021|Attractions|

Spring is just around the corner and the activity is beginning to pick up at Berkshire Botanical Garden. The 24 acre facility just hosted their annual Bulb Show and the official season for their display gardens opens May 1st, 2021. The seasonal opening of Berkshire [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Elizabeth Freeman, Ashley House, and Bartholomew’s Cobble

By |2021-03-29T17:39:04+00:00March 20th, 2020|Attractions|

Elizabeth Freeman was the first enslaved African American to file and win a freedom suit in Massachusetts. You can learn more about her extraordinary story at historic Ashley House near Bartholomew’s Cobble, just a half hour south of Applegate Inn. Elizabeth Freeman (c. 1744 – [...]

Discover the Berkshire Museum Art, Science & History

By |2021-03-29T17:42:54+00:00January 13th, 2020|Attractions|

If you’re looking for a fantastic way to spend an afternoon, The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, MA is it. The only art, history, and natural science museum in the Berkshires is home to a wide variety of exhibitions designed to fascinate just about anyone. The [...]

Explore the Clark Art Institute

By |2019-10-25T06:00:24+00:00October 25th, 2019|Attractions|

The Clark Art Institute, in Williamstown, MA is considered one of the country’s foremost art museums. The stunning collection includes paintings, sculpture, decorative art, and works on paper from around the world and ranging from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century. Though nearly an [...]

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