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Weekend in the Berkshires With Kids

Monument MountainThe Berkshire Mountains in Western Massachusetts have long been a hub for arts and culture, with famous American writers such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Edith Wharton calling this area home. This rich tradition continues today with world-class museums such as the MASS MoCA and the Norman Rockwell Museum; gilded age mansions and homes of famous authors such as Naumkeag and The Mount; and, of course, Tanglewood, the outdoor music center and summer home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra. The Berkshires also have plenty to offer families in terms of year-round outdoor adventure, from skiing, hiking, ziplining, white water rafting and treetop adventure parks…read more.