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Naumkeag, A Magical Garden in The Berkshires, Straight out of a Fairytail

Kick back and relax in this magical fairy tail spot while enjoying your favorite book or take a stroll through the grounds of Naumkeag, in Lenox, Massachusetts.  Noted for its large gardens, which were designed in the mid-20th century by noted landscape designer Fletcher Steele along with Choate’s daughter Mabel, this is a top attraction in Massachusetts. Naumkeag was designed […]

Florida, Pensacola, Travel

A History Lesson of Pensacola FL – A Fantastic Day in the Sun

We couldn’t think of a better way to explore the cultural, historical and architectural treasures of Pensacola Florida than by visiting the T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum. The museum was built in 1908 and housed in the former three story Mediterranean Revival City Hall.  After the museum we took a walking tour through the charming streets of the Historic […]

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 […]