The Berkshires is the collective term for the Western-most area of Massachusetts and is equidistant to New York and Boston by car. It is a region to visit over several days, like Napa or the Cotswolds, or Puglia. The eastern-most edge of New York State’s Columbia County has become part of the Berkshires over time, so it’s likely to cross state lines a few times during a visit.
Although there are many bucolic areas in New England that are just as beautiful, only the Berkshires can boast such a concentration of natural, cultural, and historic experiences to enjoy. Read more about visiting the Berkshires >>