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 – [...]

Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon 2019

By |2019-08-12T06:00:45+00:00August 12th, 2019|Events|

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 [...]

Berkshires Fall Foliage Day Trips and Drives

By |2021-09-07T22:00:36+00:00October 12th, 2018|outdoor activities|

October is here and the scenery is bursting with color. When it comes to leaf peeping, nothing beats the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. Now is the time to come and enjoy the best of the Berkshires fall foliage! October is THE month for viewing the [...]

Skiing Catamount

By |2011-01-03T12:58:59+00:00January 3rd, 2011|outdoor activities|

Catamount Ski Area in Great Barrington, MA, is just 30 minutes from our luxury Bed and Breakfast Berkshires. As of this writing there are 24 out of 33 trails open and 4 out of 6 lifts carrying skiers to the top. A couple of the [...]

Shop the Berkshires

By |2010-12-13T15:31:12+00:00December 13th, 2010|Berkshires Holidays|

There are dozens of unique shops near our luxury Berkshires Bed and Breakfast. December is the perfect time to treat yourself to a few days here while you shop for your friends and family. Nearby Stockbridge, Great Barrington, Lenox and Lee have antique [...]

New Years in Berkshires

By |2008-12-30T13:11:58+00:00December 30th, 2008|Berkshires Holidays|

There are several great New Years events happening around our Lenox Bed and Breakfast. We hope this post can serve as an overview of things happening in the area. Start the evening with us at Applegate Bed and Breakfast in Lenox, where we will be [...]

Dining the Berkshires

By |2008-11-26T19:09:48+00:00November 26th, 2008|Berkshires|

There are lots of delicious eats near our little Bed and Breakfast in the Berkshires! Almost anything you could imagine is available within a 10-mile radius of Lee. I thought I would just take a minute to talk about some of the most popular eateries [...]

Culture in the Community

By |2008-10-31T14:37:12+00:00October 31st, 2008|Art Galleries, Berkshires|

One of the things I LOVE about the Berkshires and Massachusetts as a whole is the great array of cultural events to entertain. These plays, conversations and art openings become increasingly more important to me as the darkness of winter closes around us and we [...]

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