Enjoy An Afternoon of Hunting Lenox MA Antiques!

Enjoy An Afternoon of Hunting Lenox MA Antiques!If you love antique shopping, then you’ll love Lenox MA antiques. The selection of shops could keep any antique hunter busy for days! Stroll charming downtown streets while enjoying a variety of specialty shops and cafes, plus a large selection of antique shops.

As you know, no two antique stores are alike. In fact, with time, no two visits to the same antique store are alike! This makes coming back for repeat visits all the more exciting and enticing. (more…)

Golfing in the Berkshires – Courses Near Our Lenox B&B

Golfing In The Berkshires - Golf Courses Near Our Lenox B&BLooking to get a few holes in during your Berkshires getaway? Good idea! There are a variety of excellent courses near our Lenox B&B for anyone wanting to go golfing in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.

The Lenox area is a perfect destination for your Berkshires golf vacation. Not only can you soak up the quiet and quaint New England atmosphere the Berkshires are known for but also work on your golf swing.

There are many excellent courses in the Lenox area, including the only A.W. Tillinghast designed course in Massachusetts!

Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox, MA makes the perfect home base for anyone looking to go golfing in the Berkshires. There are numerous public and semi-public courses and clubs within easy driving distance of our B&B. (more…)

Get Carried Away … On A Berkshires Hot Air Balloon Ride!

Berkshires hot air balloon rideThe Berkshires of Western Massachusetts are known for their natural beauty – but have you ever seen them from the air? You can on a Berkshires hot air balloon ride!

Have you ever watched a hot air balloon and wondered what it must be like to ride in one? If so, you’re not alone – nor do you have to keep wondering. Hot air balloon rides are just one more fun thing you can do, here in the Berkshires!

Imagine seeing the lush and beautiful landscape of the Berkshires rolling out below you as you float serenely above them. Many have seen the Berkshires from above in an airlplane – but that experience hardly rivals that of a balloon. Airplanes are noisy and claustrophobic in comparison to a hot air balloon. (more…)

Getting Out and About: Hiking the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts

Hiking the Berkshires of Western MassachusettsAs we transition from winter to spring, warmer temperatures, emerging blossoms, and beautiful bird song are beckoning to us all. Come soak up the great outdoors hiking the Berkshires!

With the first day of spring less than a week away, it is natural that our thoughts should turn to the great outdoors. When it comes to breathtaking scenery, you would be hard pressed to beat the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. Our mountains and forests are dotted with rivers, lakes, and picturesque waterfalls. Best of all, we also have plenty of easily accessible parks and trails.

The convenient location of Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox-area B&B, puts all the best of the Berkshires right at your feet. Many our guests are eager to explore the area and we have plenty of suggestions for hiking the Berkshires. (more…)

Discover the Berkshire Wineries Near Our B&B

Discover Berkshire Wineries Near Our B&B - Brook Farm InnThe Berkshires are well known for their stunning scenery, picturesque villages, award winning museums, stage companies, and annual festivals – but did you know we’re also home to a number of outstanding wineries? Come discover the Berkshire wineries near our Lenox, MA B&B.

There’s so much to do and see year ’round in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts that you wouldn’t think there was room for more – but there is! The rise of craft brewing and distilling seems to have reawakened our taste for local and regional favorites over big brand producers. Consequently, they’re springing up all over, including right here in the Berkshires.

Wineries, in general, have long traded on the uniqueness of their process, tradition, and region. The recent interest in farm-to-table and local dining finds our Berkshire wineries quite at home.

Brook Farm Inn is lucky to be near a number of excellent Berkshire wineries that are definitely worth your attention. Many of our guests enjoy visiting our local wineries during their stay, especially in spring. (more…)

Enjoy A Berkshires Yoga Retreat At Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, MACome to the Berkshires to relax, revive, and renew with a stay at Brook Farm Inn and a visit to the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health!

The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts are famous for their culture, history, and natural beauty. Did you know we’re also an excellent destination for a yoga retreat?

Enjoying a Berkshires yoga retreat is a snap with all the studios and practitioners in the area. Best of all, the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is right here, just a mile from our Berkshires B&B!

The Kripalu Center is North America’s largest residential facility for holistic health and education. It was started in the late 60’s by Amrit Desai, an Indian-born yoga enthusiast and disciple of Indian yoga master, Swami Kripalu. The center moved to Stockbridge in 1983.

Kripalu Yoga is a form of Hatha Yoga. It uses inner focus, meditation, standard yoga poses, breathwork, “development of a quiet mind”, and relaxation. The center offers classes on yoga, Ayurveda, creative expression, fitness and wellness, psychology, and, spiritual practice. (more…)

Treat Your Valentine To A Romantic Berkshire Getaway!

Treat Your Valentine To A Romantic Berkshire Getaway!What better place to renew or refresh your love than in the endlessly romantic Berkshires of Western Massachusetts? Come to Brook Farm Inn this Valentine’s Day and treat your special Valentine to a romantic Berkshire getaway!

The Berkshires are well known for their astonishing variety of culture, dining, and scenery. Museums, wineries, historic estates, theaters, restaurants, mountains, and so much more. The New York Times has described the Berkshire restaurant scene as an “epicenter of great food.”

People come here year ’round for enriching experiences at some of our country’s most iconic art, music, and theater organizations. In our hometown of Lenox alone, you’ll find Ventfort Hall, Edith Wharton’s The Mount, and Tanglewood Music Center, to name just a few. Even the Lenox Library is a 200-year-old, historic landmark. (more…)

Tickets On Sale Soon For Tanglewood Music Festival 2018!

Tanglewood Music Festival 2018Tickets for Tanglewood Music Festival 2018 are set to go on sale January 28th, 2018. This year celebrates Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday through his works and a special gala evening on August 25th.

“Bernstein Centennial Summer — Celebrating Lenny at Tanglewood!” is the title of this year’s summer music festival. Though it won’t be all Lenny, all the time, the season features a wide array of the composer/conductor’s works.

Leonard Bernstein had a close relationship with the Boston Symphony Orchestra that spanned fifty years. He was a member of the first Tanglewood class in 1940 and a protégé of BSO conductor, Serge Koussevitzky. In 1990, he conducted his final final concerts with the BSO and Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra. (more…)

It’s Time To Plan Your Berkshires Ski Vacation

Berkshires Ski VacationThe new year is almost upon us and now is the time to plan your Berkshires ski vacation. Bousquet Mountain, Jiminy Peak, Ski Butternut, and many others are just minutes from the door of our Berkshires B&B – so what are you waiting for?

There’s never a bad time to visit the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. Shopping, antiquing, dining, museums, and numerous opportunities to visit the stage remain a constant whether it’s spring, summer, winter, or autumn. When the snow flies here, it only serves to make our rolling hills and quaint towns that much more magical.

And winter sports? Downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, sledding, ice skating, snowshoeing, and snowmobile tours are all in the area. Some of the area’s best are an easy drive from our Lenox inn. (more…)