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The Berkshires

Choose your own adventure!

Serene mountain vistas, lush forests, and clear blue lakes define the Berkshire landscape, an idyllic setting for your next family vacation, romantic escape, or weekend with friends. Boasting more than 100 world class cultural attractions, superior outdoor recreation, and a famous farm-to-table food scene, the Berkshires promises an unforgettable experience.

Come Play in the Berkshires

Overlooking a large orchestra at Tanglewood Musical Festival. The backlighting is a deep blue and dark.

Fun Things to Do This Summer

One of the best things about a Berkshire summer is how much there is to see and do. Now’s the time for hikes, farmers markets, outdoor concerts, and arts festivals. Discover all the sights, sounds, and events of the season with our round-up of what’s happening in 2024!

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A group of children walk single file through a grassy field as part of the explorers vacation camp at Mass Audubon Pleasant Valley camp.

Youth and Teen Summer Camps

Now’s the time to think ahead about adventures for the kids this summer. Check out this list of Berkshire experiences to create new memories this summer.

Discover Camps

Play Outdoors

Everyone living in or visiting the Berkshires is invited to find their next adventure at the NEW site. Discover over 550 locations across the county.

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6 Beautiful Hiking Spots

The Berkshires is home to hidden gems offering unique experiences. Here’s our short list of attractions off the beaten path that are well worth a visit!

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Picture yourself in the Berkshires

A woman of color in a bright yellow t-shirt that says Be Kind on the front smiles and holds a mic toward the man next to her. The man is white and wears thick rimmed glasses, a white t-shirt, and black leather jacket. He is also smiling.

ArtWeek Berkshires

ArtWeek Berkshires is an annual celebration of local creativity. Enjoy 100+ hands-on or behind-the-scenes events and open studios across the region, from gallery shows to live performances, poetry readings to painting demos, and so much more.

Celebrate Creativity

Plan Your Visit

Inspire wanderlust with the Official Guide to the Berkshires, a year round, comprehensive resource to help you plan your perfect getaway.

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2019-Daffodil Festival Photo Credit David Edgecomb

Visit in Spring

Spring is a glorious season in the Berkshires, a time of renewal and rejuvenation cast in buttery sunshine.

Spring into the Berkshires
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Explore the Berkshires

Use the Berkshire Brochure to explore by north, central, and south. Includes insider tips, must-visits, and more!

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People sit on picnic blankets spread across the green grass at Tanglewood on a sunny day


Don’t miss Yo-Yo Ma, the Boston Ballet, and other incredible artists with Andris Nelsons & the BSO at Tanglewood this summer.

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