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On a Jeep Tour of Stockbridge, Mass., It’s All Easy on the Eyes. Maybe Too Easy.

Iconic shop lined street with the green hills beckoning in Great Barrington, MA.About halfway through our weekend visit to Stockbridge, Mass., I told my friend Mike, “I kind of wish we’d see just one ugly sight. Just for contrast, you know?” He knew what I meant: Each church we passed was more pristine than the one before, every lawn well manicured, every dog appropriately groomed. Living in downtown Hartford, Conn. (not a bad-looking place, itself), as we do, we’re accustomed to having the pretty parts grounded by a grain of grit. So this incessant beauty was getting to be a bit much. Read more about touring Stockbridge >>