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Berkshires in Winter? How This East Coast Summer Spot Has Become a Off-Season Fave

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The Berkshires in western Massachusetts have long been a favorite summer playground, and for good reason: The area is home to Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, as well as the famous Jacob’s Pillow dance festival and top-notch dining, theater, and museums.

But few people think about visiting in the winter — which is a total shame. A winter Berkshires getaway offers all the charm of a Vermont ski town, minus the crowds and high prices, and it’s refreshingly unpretentious. Dress for warmth, not fashion, and to fit in, rent a Subaru, which seems to be the unofficial vehicle of the Berkshires.

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