All About the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

Applegate is a four-season retreat in the heart of the Berkshires. The region has been described as “A place where nature sets the stage and culture steals the show!” In the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, you will find something for every person during each season. Choose Applegate Inn in Lee as your “home base” while exploring our diverse and beautiful region. The town of Lee, near Stockbridge, is located in the middle of everything that is happening in the Berkshires and the Applegate in is just a 1/2 mile from Lee’s Main Street. Both Stockbridge and Lenox are within 6 miles of Applegate Inn. Each town offers numerous boutiques, galleries and fine restaurants and are within easy reach of acclaimed area attractions. Attend an outdoor concert at Tanglewood which is the Lenox summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Visit the Norman Rockwell Museum or tee off at the Greenock Golf Course. Return to our Berkshires Bed and Breakfast for a swim in our heated pool or enjoy the town’s private beach on Laurel Lake. When snowflakes fall, hit the powder at the Butternut Ski Area, which offers both downhill and cross-country skiing.  All year round we have two new theaters in the Berkshires – the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington and the Colonial in Pittsfield. After an active day, relax and enjoy dinner at one of the fine Berkshire restaurants. We hope you will find an activity to please you while at our bed and breakfast in Lee MA. Use the links below to discover all the Berkshires have to offer.



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Enjoy everything from quick eats to fine dining.

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Concierge Services in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

Looking at all the Berkshires has to offer; fine dining, concerts, dance, theater, etc. do you feel stressed by the choices and the reservations and tickets? That is not to be part of your experience when you stay at Applegate Inn. Researching these items can be a chore but our concierge service can help you.

Our concierge is available 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM most days of the week. She can help you with your plans for your stay at Applegate. At other times other staff can assist you as well. We can send you our list of recommended restaurants, with information and directions.

Feel free to contact us by telephone or email for dinner recommendations and reservations. We love the Berkshires of western Massachusetts and want to share all our favorite places with you! We have menus for Berkshire restaurants and can assist you in making a selection that will be pleasing to you. Likewise we have schedules and brochures for Berkshire attractions and can advise you and help you make reservations. We are happy to do all of this for you while staying at our Massachusetts inn.