The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

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Best Day Out In The Berkshires

Nestled among the beautiful hills of the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts in the small town of Hancock only minutes from Pittsfield, MA, and Albany, NY with population of only 717 residents, is where you’ll find this absolute treasure of a spot for kids of all ages with views like no others. Ioka Valley farm was first established in 1936 and […]

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Would You Have The Delight of Dropping In at the Zucchini Fest in West Stockbridge

You would probably not believe me if I told you that there is a town right in the heart of the Berkshires that runs a festival every year solely dedicated to a mid size green vegetable that you most likely have in your fridge right now.  If you read to the end of this post  we might even help you […]

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Tannery Falls: Magnificent Falls If You Can Find Them

With over 50 miles of wooded trails inviting nature lovers to year-round recreational access in a rural setting, Savoy Mountain is situated on the top of the Hoosac Mountain Range, which is an extension of the Green Mountains of Vermont and the first mountain barrier encountered rising west of the Connecticut River Valley. Open year round from sunrise to sunset […]

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Woods, Fields and Wetlands in The Berkshires/ Field Farm Reservation

During a quick summer weekend escape to the Berkshires, we spent a couple of hours at a lovely hidden gem just west of Route 7 and north of Route 43 southwest of Williamstown, known to locals as Field Farm. After parking at a relatively big parking lot we embarked on a pretty stroll through the very picturesque and still very […]

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Babbling Falls and Tranquil Hike to Majestic Views: Chapel Brook Falls

A windy country road passing straight through the town of Ashfield, MA brought us to this beautiful hidden gem tuck away in the foothills of the Berkshires. We were pleasantly surprised to have gotten here at the right time for a Saturday morning Farmers Market offering a wide variety of handmade food, baking goods and crafts of all kinds. There […]

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A walk back in time at the William Cullen Bryant Homestead

A windy driveway, along scenic byway Rt. 112 passes through gorgeous vistas of the surrounding Westfield Valley.  The valley is lined with old Maple trees and stonewalls and our destination that day ended in Cummington, Massachusetts at the boyhood home and later summer residence of William Cullen Bryant. Bryant was not only the most influential American poet in the first […]

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Train Ride in The Berkshires

On a Saturday morning as it always happens, our little one looked up from his breakfast plate and asked the question “What are we going to do today?”. We were spending a long weekend in The Berkshires. It had rained pretty hard the night before and our usual plan for a hike was out of the question, at least not […]