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5 Favorite Outdoor Activities in the Berkshires

The cultural riches of Western Massachusetts’s Berkshire Hills region have long made it a favorite destination for visitors, but its scenic landscape provides ample opportunities for outdoor fun, too. Heading to the Berkshires for in search of fresh air and adventure? First, you’ll need a place to stay! There are many lodging options for visitors to the Berkshires, but the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge is arguably the region’s oldest and most visited. Dating back to 1773, the sprawling Main Street staple is known for its historic character, on-site dining options, fitness room, year-round pool and hot tub, and seasonal charms such as the wicker-strewn front porch in the summer — the perfect place to relax after a long day of boating or hiking. For Berkshires-bound adventure seekers, here are five favorite outdoor activities to try. Read more about outdoor activities >>