Category: Things To Do in the Berkshires

Why You Need to Visit the Hancock Shaker Village

Located in nearby Pittsfield, MA, the Hancock Shaker Village is one of the region’s most popular historic sites. During the 18th century, it was home to a religious clan known as the Shakers, who arrived from Europe in search of a new life. At their village, they lived, worshiped, farmed the land, and celebrated life. During your stay with us at The Gateways Inn, we highly recommend a visit to the place that beautifully embodies early American history and culture. Continue reading “Why You Need to Visit the Hancock Shaker Village”

Your Ultimate Guide to the 2018 Tanglewood Schedule This Summer

Each summer, the Tanglewood Summer Music Festival attracts hundreds of music lovers from all over the world! With a wide variety of highlight performances, it’s an absolute must for your summer itinerary. Whether you prefer classical music or the more contemporary sounding artists, the 2018 Tanglewood schedule is sure to showcase a performance to suit your tastes.

Looking for more ways to enjoy yourself in the Berkshires this summer? After taking a look at the 2018 Tanglewood schedule, download your free copy of our Vacation Guide! It’s filled with all the best local recommendations on activities, attractions, dining, and more! Continue reading “Your Ultimate Guide to the 2018 Tanglewood Schedule This Summer”

3 of the Most Fun Mass MoCA Events That You’ll Love

Mass MoCA EventsMass MoCA, also known as the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, is one of the world’s liveliest centers for enjoying today’s most evocative masterpieces. Not only are they known for several thought-provoking exhibits, but they host several exciting concerts and events throughout the year. During your stay at the Gateways Inn, here are just some Mass MoCa events that you won’t want to miss!

Mass MoCA events are just the beginning of all the fun things to do in the Berkshires! By downloading your free copy of our Vacation Guide, you’ll receive instant access to all the best recommendations for local attractions, dining, entertainment, and more. Continue reading “3 of the Most Fun Mass MoCA Events That You’ll Love”

Enjoy the Best Beers at Barrington Brewery

Barrington BreweryWherever you travel in Massachusetts, you’ll find locally made ales and lagers that are fresh, unique and sure to please. The Berkshires is home to some fantastic breweries, but one that stands out from the rest is Barrington Brewery. Located approximately 20 minutes from the Gateways Inn, this local favorite is known for its solar brewed beer and fresh ingredients in every glass. It’s a true delight for beer lovers, just like you! Here is everything you need to know about our local brewery and how to get the most out of your visit.

Interested in more places to visit like Barrington Brewery? You’ll find a whole list of the best recommendations for local activities and attractions in our free Vacation Guide to the Berkshires! It’s everything you need to plan the ultimate vacation to our New England destination. Continue reading “Enjoy the Best Beers at Barrington Brewery”

What You Need to Know About Weekend Getaways From Boston

Weekend Getaways From BostonKnown for its role in American history, iconic sports teams, and residents with very distinct accents, Boston is a charming city to reside in. With so much to see and do, how could you ever want to leave? However, if you’re like us, the fast pace of big city living can take its toll after a while. If you find yourself in need of weekend getaways from Boston, we invite you to the Gateways Inn and Restaurant in Lenox, MA!  Visitors can experience much-needed peace, quiet, and relaxation while still having an abundance of dining, entertainment, and recreation opportunities. Whether you’re planning weekend getaways from Boston in winter or any other time of year, we guarantee your Berkshires getaway will be the vacation of your dreams. Continue reading “What You Need to Know About Weekend Getaways From Boston”