There are plenty of reasons to choose Hancock, Massachusetts and the Berkshires as your next vacation destination. Skiing and snowboarders will enjoy premier trails at Jiminy Peak Mountain resort, located just steps away from Wyndham® Extra Holidays featured vacation resorts.. The Hancock Shaker Village and museum offer the perfect opportunity to brush up on your New England heritage and explore historic sites.
In nearby Pittsfield, MA, experience a little bit of art history at the Norman Rockwell Museum or the Berkshire Museum. Visitors are situated in the heart of all the action, just minutes from nearby rural towns and cities like New Ashford, and North Adams, and scenic landscapes offering the perfect opportunities for hiking, fishing and canoeing.
Packing tip - If you're planning to attend a concert at Tanglewood, consider bringing a blanket for the lawn seats, which may be free for kids (depending on performance).
Best attractions/tourist spots - In the winter - Jiminy Peak Mountain resort is the perfect destination for skiers and snowboarders alike. In the summer- Tanglewood and the Norman Rockwell Museum are must-see attractions.
Great time of year to visit - The Berkshires are a year-round vacation destination. Winter sports, spring and summer outdoor activities and fall foliage make this an ideal getaway any time.
The Pillar Carriage House The Pillar Carriage house was built in 1834 on 11-acres of beautiful Lebanon Valley. Enjoy a sumptuous three course meal, followed by a relaxing stroll on the well-manicured grounds.
Berkshire Mall Enjoy this outstanding shopping experience right off US Route 7 and Route 8 in Lanesborough, MA. From outdoor winter gear to the latest New England fashions, you'll find it all at the Berkshire Mall including JCPenny, Target, Macy's and more.