Set against a mountainous landscape that's inspired generations of artists and entrepreneurs, the quaint and bustling small towns of the Berkshire region of western Massachusetts are full of opportunities for an inspiring and rejuvenating day trip or vacation only a short drive away from the Hudson Valley and New York City. From boutique shopping to world-class arts venues, farm-to-table dining, wellness centers, industry-leading recreational cannabis dispensaries, and some of the best outdoor action in the Northeast, there's a little something for visitors of all interests to dig into and enjoy.
TurnPark Art Space is a marble quarry turned sculpture park and contemporary art center in the heart of the Berkshires. The diverse landscape of the park incorporates hills, meadows, and a dramatic 65 ft vertical cliff drop. The grounds feature an outdoor sculpture collection, two galleries, an outdoor amphitheater, and a gift shop.
For over 35 years, Crystal Essence has been curating an extraordinary collection of Crystals, Books, Tarot & Oracle Decks, Jewelry, and Artful Gifts. It is our mission to provide tools of transformation to support your path of growth and discovery. Our Wellness Center offers intuitive readings and healing sessions as well as dynamic spiritual workshops. Our store has become an oasis of healing and serenity in the heart of the Berkshires. Come, enjoy the peaceful community that has made us a destination for spiritual seekers for decades.
Make art, buy art! Berkshire Art Center, formerly IS183 Art School, offers classes, workshops and events in-person and online via Zoom year-round for all ages. Our gallery shop features work by local artists, discounted art materials, and art books.
Since 1998, Mad Macs Inc. has been Berkshire County's "go-to" for Apple sales, service, and iPhone repair. Other areas of expertise include PC Sales and Service, Network Services, VOIP systems, Pro AV, and Managed IT Services for SMBs.
Blu Salon & Spa is located in the heart of the Berkshires. With an amazing team of 17 we will make you feel warm and cozy in our 4,000 square foot salon and spa. Offering waxing, massage, facials, manicures and pedicures. We have a medical grade infrared dry sauna and it doesn't stop there! We have a full service salon for everyone, men, women and children are welcome. Give us a call today and allow us to take care of all your needs.
Shire Cottage is a custom order bakery specializing in custom cakes, desserts, and decorated cookies. Pastry Chef Jessie Kratz offers in person and online classes for those who want to explore the art of baking. Follow on Facebook for specials and events.
The Gifted Child offers fun stuff for kids including clothing, toys, gifts and gear for babies to tweens. The store is jampacked with the latest novelties to tried and true classics.
Shakespeare & Company's 2023 season, its 46th, will feature classic and contemporary plays presented outdoors and indoors on four stages. Attracting more than 40,000 patrons annually to its performances, Shakespeare & Company also offers education and actor-training programs year-round, both around the globe and at its 33-acre campus in Lenox, Mass.
Shakespeare & Company welcomes visitors of all ages to experience the Bard in the Berkshires, whether it's to see a show, enjoy a picnic on the grounds, take a workshop, or enroll a young actor in an education program for students ages seven through 17.
Imagine a multi-day hiking journey with Berkshire Camino. Local Berkshires experts plan everything from quality lodging and dining, to local transport, and backpack transfers. Mindfully oriented guides lead guests along curated routes from one charming town center to the next via country roads and woodland trails. Scenic vistas, historical and cultural perspective are just part of what stimulates your curiosity. These are precious days for you to reset.
The small group format is solo-traveler friendly. Have a group? Reserve an excursion for your corporate gathering or family reunion. Single day excursions also available.