The Berkshires Blog

Winter Warmth and Wonder

Winter is one of the best times to enjoy the Berkshires. Whether you come to enjoy time in or on the snow or simply to enjoy a great book and relax in front of a fireplace, here you will find rest and rejuvenation during the colder New England months. Come see for yourself all we have to offer.

Feel the spirit of years ago!1. Norman Rockwell Museum

They love company so pack up your car this winter and head to the Norman Rockwell Museum to say hello. They are offering their newest exhibitions which are The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, Rockwell’s Art for Look Magazine, and The Holidays Illustrated. Enjoy their annual seasonal display with a miniature village of Stockbridge and train. Be sure to join them for lots of fun during vacation week.

Stay somewhere warm and inviting.2. Berkshire Elegant Country Inns

These five inns are committed to offering you the very best of service and lodging in the beautiful Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. They provide friendly, comfortable and elegant accommodations in a country setting featuring gourmet breakfasts, in-room fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, outdoor heated swimming pools and free Wi-Fi. Perfect for your escape to the Berkshires.

Enjoy the winter with all the frills.3. Blantyre

Have every detail taken care of during your stay in the Berkshires. Book your getaway at Blantyre and be transported. This award-winning five-star resort and Tudor style mansion and estate will also delight you with their culinary experiences including a New Year’s Eve celebration, daily events including lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and a decadent hot cocoa bar. Book your stay for an experience of a lifetime.

Enjoy a cozy winter with the family.4. Best Western Plus Berkshire Hills Inn & Suites

Looking to get away and enjoy the Berkshires this winter? Then think about booking at Best Western Plus Berkshire Hills Inn & Suites. They are located in the heart of the Berkshires and offer easy access to many of our quaint New England downtowns that will enchant you. Or pack up the family and plan a ski getaway, this hotel is located just minutes from a variety of ski areas and is perfect for the whole family.

Get outside and play in the snow.5. Western Massachusetts Cross Country Ski Areas

Get outside this winter in the Berkshires. The Western Massachusetts Cross Country Ski areas invite you to experience great Nordic skiing and snowshoeing on their unique trail system, some areas feature buffed boulevard skate lanes and others more oriented towards challenging backcountry and classical skiing.Their 7-Area Sampler Pass offers a discount opportunity to ski and snowshoe.

Head to Pittsfield for culture in the winter.6. City of Pittsfield

In the middle of the Berkshires, Pittsfield is truly the urban hub of this county. Here the winter comes alive with downtown shopping, dining, museum hopping, and their 10×10 Festival in February. You will also find easy access to the outdoors, with one ski area in Pittsfield and many others close by, along with a variety of cross country and snowshoeing options just minutes away.