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The Berkshires minus the museums

Boston GlobeYes, the cultural scene is fabulous. But what brings us back to the Berkshires again and again is the landscape. This is a place where you can easily spend a weekend playing outside — bouncing from activity to activity like a frolicsome 10-year-old — with minimal driving time between adventures if you plan it right. Perfect-for-fall pursuits include bicycling along a lakeside trail, hiking some of the best terrain in Massachusetts, and paddling a glassy lake, surrounded by color-drenched hillsides. You can even hike to a waterfall that offers separate parking lots for New Yorkers and Bay Staters! No lie. So if you think Berkshires equals summertime, know this: There’s plenty to do when artsy draws like Jacob’s Pillow and Tanglewood have closed for the season. Here’s where to get your outdoorsy on, Berkshires-style…read more.