Author: Travel Bugged

Berkshires, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel

Day Trip to Shelburne Falls and The Bridge of Flowers

I would often hear people talk about the Town of Shelburne Falls in Massachusetts and the Bridge of Flowers, so when on a late summer Saturday morning my husband suggested we go I was very excited.  A scenic drive coming from The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts brought us to a former one of a kind trolley bridge, now a beautiful […]

Granville, Travel

The Small Town in Western Massachusetts that has it all – Granville

The idyllic small town of Granville, Massachusetts is located right on the border of Connecticut and Massachusetts, along Route 57 and has more to offer than just historic buildings and small town feel. First settled by English colonists in 1736 and officially incorporated in 1754 the town of Granville has a population of a little over 2000 people today. Each […]

Berkshires, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel, Waterfalls

Umpachene Falls – A Hidden Swimming Hole in The Berkshires

To be honest I thought we would never find Umpachene Falls in Southfied, Massachusetts when we set on our quest to find this trail. There was very little information on the internet about it the time and the directions were wildly unclear.  We wandered and wandered around the back roads of The Berkshires and when we were just about to […]

Berkshires, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel, Waterfalls

Bash Bish Falls was named “Most Dangerous Tourist Atraction in US”

Bash Bish Falls is possibly the best known waterfalls in The Berkshires. They are the highest falls in the state and are located next to both Massachusetts’s Mouth Washington State Forest and New York’s Taconic State Park. The waterfall is at the mouth of a gorge formed during the last ice age. You can find Bash Bish falls here: The […]

The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

Hike to the Summit of Race Brook Falls

If you love waterfalls as much as we do this one is for you! Moderate hike on a pretty well marked trail would bring you to views like no others. Race Brook falls is a beautiful hike just outside the town of Sheffield, Massachusetts. We suggest you get there early since parking is limited(on the side of the road).  Best […]

Greenville, South Carolina, Travel

The Perfect Day Trip to Greenville, SC With Kids

Greenville, South Carolina located in northwest South Carolina is one of our favorite spots for a day trip from Charlotte.  That is of course if you can stomach the current construction mess on I85.  Not to be confused with Greenville, North Carolina or Greensboro, North Carolina.  We find ourselves having to include the state when speaking of it when in […]

Berkshires, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

A Secret Garden in The Berkshires

If you ever find yourself visiting The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts there is a place like no other that not even the locals know of. A magical garden filled with mystery and beauty like you’ve never seen before. Ashintully Garden took John McLennan (a contemporary composer) 30 years of  completing his vision for a place that awes!  You can actually […]