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The Berkshires Come Alive in the Spring

There are so many things to see and do in the Berkshires during the spring season. Here are 8 ideas to help kick start your planning.

See baby animals at Hancock Shaker Village.1. Hancock Shaker Village

Join the fun at Hancock Shaker Village from April 15 to May 7 for Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm, a beloved springtime tradition! Meet their calves, lambs, ducklings, piglets, and kids. Don’t miss Easter Brunch, featuring delicious field-to-table cuisine and mimosas.


Visit Lenox in the springtime.2. Lenox

No Berkshire itinerary is complete without a visit to Lenox. Here you can revel in the great outdoors or you can taste the season at one of their many restaurants. If it is shopping you are looking for you will not be disappointed. Be sure to save time to visit The Mount, Edith Wharton’s home or Ventfort Hall.


Eat and Stay at Hotel on North.3. Hotel on North

Enjoy a memorable Berkshire spring vacation with a stay at Hotel on North. Their Eat & Stay Package wraps up the perfect getaway with one big fat bow for you! With this package, you can enjoy a one night stay and a delicious dinner at Eat on North.


Museum Madness Package at The Porches Inn.4. The Porches Inn

Spring is the perfect time to enjoy the Berkshires’ world-class museums. It is easy to see why museum lovers go a little bit crazy over the Porches Inn Museum Madness Package. It includes accommodations as well as two tickets to both MASS MoCA and to the Clark Art Institute.


Don't let April showers get you down at the Hilton Garden Inn.5. Hilton Garden Inn Lenox Pittsfield

If the thought of April showers has you down then book a room at the Hilton Garden located in the Berkshires. Stay in any one of their 95 beautifully appointed rooms and enjoy their fitness room and their indoor heated pool and hot tub. Grab a glass of wine from their Garden Grille & Bar and relax around the outdoor fire pit.


Norman Rockwell Package at The Red Lion Inn.6. The Red Lion Inn

Come, discover Stockbridge and embrace one of America’s most beloved artist, Norman Rockwell. The Red Lion Inn is now offering the Norman Rockwell Package, which includes an overnight stay, a $50 dining voucher, and two passes to the Norman Rockwell Museum.


Stay just down the road from museums, shops, and restaurants at the Williams Inn.7. Williams Inn

Start off the season with a trip to Williamstown. The Williams Inn is offering great spring rates and is located just down the road from the Clark Art Institute, Williams College Museum of Art, and many shops and restaurants in downtown Williamstown.


Save hundreds at the Berkshire Elegant Country Inns.8. Berkshire Elegant Country Inns

Variety is the spice of life and with Berkshire Elegant Country Inns you have five beautiful Berkshire Inns to choose from. They have packages and deals waiting for you this spring, which can include saving hundreds of dollars on regular room rates and so much more.