Take In the Fall Foliage at Bash Bish Falls State Park

By |2021-09-21T15:23:38+00:00September 20th, 2021|outdoor activities|

Nothing is quite as beautiful as the Berkshires under autumn’s colorful spell. One of the nicest ways to get out and experience this beauty is with a visit to Bash Bish Falls State Park, home of Massachusetts' highest waterfall! The Berkshires of western Massachusetts are [...]

Make the Most of a Berkshires Fall Foliage Getaway

By |2021-09-08T20:30:40+00:00September 10th, 2021|outdoor activities|

It's hard to believe that summer is already coming to a close but there's no reason to fret. That just means we're coming up on one of the most beautiful times of the year: Berkshires fall foliage season! Summer can be a lot of fun [...]

The Stockbridge Bowl – Boating, Swimming, Fishing & More!

By |2021-06-11T17:22:59+00:00June 14th, 2021|outdoor activities|

The Stockbridge Bowl, aka Lake Mahkeenac, is a popular destination for boaters, swimmers, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes. Best of all, the large, man-made reservoir, is just 15 minutes from Applegate Inn. The Berkshires are home to all manner of outdoor recreation, including [...]

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 [...]

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2021-07-15T20:21:16+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 [...]

October is Peak Color Month for Berkshires Fall Foliage

By |2021-09-07T22:00:39+00:00September 23rd, 2019|outdoor activities|

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 [...]

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