12 of the Best Attractions in Downtown Lenox, MA

Ice Cream Downtown Lenox, MADowntown Lenox, MA, is a great place to walk, shop, and explore, taking in the small-town hub. During your stay at Brook Farm Inn, be sure to enjoy the local attractions, many of which are located in Downtown, Lenox, MA. Tour the Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum, buy a new outfit at Berkshire Classic, or grab an ice cream cone at The Scoop. Even better, do all three in a row. With their convenient Downtown Lenox, MA, locations, you can visit all 12 of these attractions!

Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum

Ventfort Hall is the star of the show in Downtown Lenox, MA. This mansion and museum is open daily, year round and hosts concerts and events along with its permanent exhibits and consistently changing exhibits. The current Bellefontaine Decorative Arts Exhibit features the history of one of Lenox’s most lavish country houses.

Berkshire Classic

Berkshire Classic continues a 50-year tradition of carrying leather and silver. Handbags, wallets, and jewelry are the main merchandise you will find here, great for bringing back as gifts from Lenox. The family-run business has works by artisans from around the world as well as unique items you can’t find anywhere else.


McLaughlin is a great retail store in Downtown Lenox, MA. The shopfront started on Manhattan’s Upper East Side in 1977 and has extended through the Northeast with its high tier yet comfortable facade. This classic American clothier has the latest men’s and women’s styles at prices that match the high quality.

Lenox Yoga

Lenox Yoga is the ideal space to relieve stress in Downtown Lenox, MA. Classes incorporate easy to vigorous forms of Hatha, Kriya, Kripalu, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and more. A drop-in session will just cost you $15.  

Lenox Coffee

For a laid-back hangout with espresso, try Lenox Coffee in Downtown Lenox, MA. This coffee shop gets its blends from the Barrington Coffee Roasting Company, and its Main Street location is ideal for a caffiene boost during your shopping and exploring excursion.  

Church Street Cafe

Whether you’re stopping in for lunch, dinner, a drink, or dessert, Church Street Cafe is a wonderful Downtown Lenox, MA, Try the summer fish tacos, parma flatbread, or quiche of the day at the bar or sit down for couscous salad, gumbo, or a roasted eggplant and goat cheese sandwich. Top it off with a slice of white chocolate and maple cheesecake.

Haven Cafe & Bakery

A great place to stop for some delicious baked goods to boost your energy is Haven Cafe & Bakery in Downtown Lenox, MA. Choose from delicious treats such as German chocolate cupcakes, molasses ginger cookies, caramel turtle bars, coconut macaroons, scones, pecan sticky buns, lemon pound cake, and even gluten-free carrot cake. Yum!

The Scoop

Treat yourself to an ice cream cone from The Scoop in Downtown Lenox, MA. It’s the perfect treat, and this sweets cafe makes its own ice cream on-site in cozy flavors such as cider donut, bourbon caramel, mocha almond, pumpkin chip, and hazelnut. You can also get some fruity scoops, like banana cream pie, blueberry ginger, lemon blueberry swirl, and pink lemonade sorbet.

Lenox Town Library

Couldn’t fit enough books in your suitcase? No worries! Check out a book at the Lenox Town Library or take a break and read there in between exploring Downtown Lenox, MA. 

Colorful Stitches

This designer yarn shop in the Berkshires offers novelty and fiber yarns for the hand knitter and crocheter. If that is your hobby, then Colorful Stitches is the right place to shop. Select from over 8,000 yarns and then sort through buttons and pattern books to complete your look in mind.

Nejaime’s Wine Cellars

Nejaime’s Wine Cellars, established in 1970, is a great spot in Downtown Lenox, MA, to find some pinots and parmesans. A variety and wines and cheeses are offered at this wine cellar, as well as champagnes, spirits, and beer. Find some unique local beverages to enjoy during your stay at Brook Farm Inn.

Bagel & Brew

For a quick recharge between bouts of shopping in Downtown Lenox, MA, visit Bagel & Brew. These delectable bagels are simply some of the best in Massachusetts. Try the buffalo garlic parmesan cream cheese on top of your bagel of choice, and you won’t regret it!

Downtown Lenox, MA, Back to Brook Farm Inn

After enjoying your adventures in Downtown Lenox, MA, come back to the Brook Farm Inn for a satisfying sleep in The Berkshires. Then wake up to a divine breakfast and get ready to explore even more! For more to do in the area, download our free vacation guide!