Press About The Berkshires

New Yorkers Discover Cheaper, Better Hamptons Alternatives

Guests enjoying music on the lawn at Tanglewood.Growing up in Scarsdale, N.Y., Caren Decter spent summers in East Hampton, the pricey beach enclave on the eastern end of Long Island.

But when she and her husband, Greg, decided to buy a vacation home last year, they landed instead in Great Barrington, the Berkshires town in western Massachusetts about three hours north of New York.

Read more about Hamptons alternatives >>