Berkshires Attractions - Western MA
Dramatic Plunge: Bash Bish Falls
It's not Niagara Falls, mind you, but Bash Bish Falls, tucked away in the Berkshires, is Massachusetts' highest waterfall. Actually, it's the state's highest waterfalls... you get two waterfalls for the price of one when you visit Bash Bish State Park, and best of all--the price is free!
The Gardens at Naumkeag
Naumkeag gardens photo tour. Naumkeag boasts one of New England's most impressive and imaginative gardens. Plan a visit to this photogenic Berkshires estate in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, or enjoy a virtual visit with these pictures of the famous Blue Steps and other distinctive gardens and landscape features at Naumkeag.
Bridge of Flowers
The fabled Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, attracts 15,000 visitors each year and blooms from April through October. Learn about the long history of this fabulous garden pathway across the Deerfield River.
Hang Gliding Photos
Hang gliding photos from the summit of Mt. Greylock MA. Mount Greylock is one of the most popular hang gliding sites in New England. On a clear day, when the winds are cooperative, visitors who hike or drive to the summit of Mt. Greylock are in for quite a spectacle as hang gliders soar above the dramatic hills and valleys of the Berkshires.
The Natural Bridge in North Adams, Massachusetts--a scenic attraction just off the Mohawk Trail--is an ideal place to contemplate the power and artistry of nature.
7 Ways You Can Help Save The Mount
A New England landmark is in trouble, and you can help! The Mount, the former home and estate of popular, prolific and acclaimed 19th-century author Edith Wharton, almost didn't open for the 2008 season, but the non-profit group formed in 1980 to preserve the property negotiated an extension with creditors. This National Historic Landmark faces imminent foreclosure, however, if it cannot r…
Spend a Day in Shelburne Falls
From your About Guide, this Massachusetts village is home to the fabled Bridge of Flowers and other attractions including the glacial potholes and the Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum.
Hancock Shaker Village
An outdoor history museum of Shaker life on 1200 acres in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Features twenty original buildings and historic working farm and gardens.
New England's first scenic road follows a 63-mile course past scenic vistas, shops, charming restaurants, and 50,000 acres of state parks in western Massachusetts.
Norman Rockwell Museum
Stockbridge, MA - Rockwell, one of America's best loved artists, had a gift for capturing a slice of American life. It's mesmerizing to see his original works up close.