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Snowshoeing in the Berkshires

February 1st, 2009 by philhalpern

The recent snowfall has given us perfect conditions for snowshoeing and cross country skiing!  Some of Brook Farm Inn’s guests this weekend had a great time snowshoeing.  We went out ourselves this afternoon to Pleasant Valley, the MassAudubon Wildlife Refuge, and enjoyed a trek on our favorite trail, the Hemlock Trail.  Walking through the evergreens, […]

Berkshires Winter Wonderland

January 8th, 2009 by philhalpern

We’ve had a lovely snowfall, and Brook Farm Inn looks like a Currier & Ives winter scene.  There’s just enough snow to rest on tree branches and look beautiful, also to provide perfect cross country skiing and snowshoeing — without jeopardizing travel.  The scene from our dining room is spectacular, especially since the bird feeder […]

Cross Country Skiing in the Berkshires

December 27th, 2008 by philhalpern

Good news!  Despite the warm weather, you can go cross country skiing and snowshoeing  in the Berkshires.  Canterbury Farms, in Becket, has trails open.  Link to them at www.canterbury-farms.com for an up-to-date report on conditions.  Some of our guests at Brook Farm Inn in Lenox have also been enjoying Bousquet Ski area.

It's Snowing In the Berkshires!

December 19th, 2008 by philhalpern

We’re having a lovely snowfall today.  It’s beautiful, pristine, and just right for skiing –cross country or downhill — and also for snowshoeing.  At Brook Farm Inn, our favorite place to snowshoe is Pleasant Valley, a Mass Audubon wildlife refuge, with beautiful, well-marked trails.  It’s right here in Lenox, Massachusetts.   After a day outdoors, we […]

A Berkshires Hiking Adventure this Saturday

October 30th, 2008 by philhalpern

Guests of Brook Farm Inn are invited to go on a guided hike this Saturday!  We’ll pay for the guide, and even provide some snacks.  It’s a great way to experience the beauty of the Berkshires.  When you phone for your reservation, tell us that you’re interested.

Scenic Berkshires Guided Hike, provided by Brook Farm Inn

October 2nd, 2008 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox Massachusetts, is glad to join with the other inns of Berkshire Elegant Country Inns to offer our guests a special hike.  We’ve engaged a professional guide for two Saturdays, November 1 and November 15.  On each of those days, you can join other guests for a guided hike through some […]

Brook Farm Inn Offers a September Golf Special

August 12th, 2008 by philhalpern

Golf in the Berkshires in September is incomparable. Link to the “Packages” page for Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts.  There you’ll find our newest package… September Midweek  Golf Special!  When you stay at Brook Farm Inn at least  2  midweek nights in September, you’ll receive 2 gift certificates for 9 holes at nearby Greenock Country Club.   Stay must include 2 […]

Golf in the Berkshires

July 15th, 2008 by philhalpern

There are several beautiful golf courses in the Berkshires.  Many of Brook Farm Inn’s guests enjoy a round of golf while they are here.  Below is a list of the courses that welcome visitors: Cranwell Golf Club in Lenox Mass. is 1 1/2miles from Brook Farm Inn.  It is an 18 hole par 70 course that is […]

Great Hiking in Lenox, Massachusetts

May 28th, 2008 by philhalpern

When guests ask where they should hike, our favorite suggestion is Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, a Mass Audubon property. It’s minutes from Brook Farm Inn, and you can choose from 7 miles of well-marked trails.  Some trails are more challenging than others, but all offer the opportunity to enjoy the  natural beauty and wildlife of the […]

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