Press About The Berkshires

Where To Ski In The Berkshires

You don’t have to travel far for a satisfying skiing or snowboarding experience. The Berkshires, close to Connecticut, is home to several downhill ski areas that boast new amenities and a throwback feel. And after a nearly snowless winter last year, the ski areas are preparing for a great season. “We call it ‘family friendly’ skiing in the Berkshires,” says Lindsey Schmid, director of marketing for 1Berkshire (, the tourism bureau for the area. In addition to the slopes, the Berkshires feature renowned museums, such as MASS MoCA and the Hancock Shaker Village Museum. Picturesque towns, such as Lee, Lenox and Stockbridge, offer spas, gourmet restaurants and cozy inns. Read more about winter in the Berkshires >>