Top things to do in Stockbridge

Museum in Stockbridge


This pastoral 122-acre plot was 'heaven' to its owner Daniel Chester French (1850–1931), the sculptor best known for his great seated statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. French's mor…
Museum in Stockbridge

Norman Rockwell Museum

Born in New York City, Norman Rockwell (1894–1978) sold his first magazine cover illustration to the Saturday Evening Post in 1916. In the following half-century he did another 321 covers for the Post, as well as il…
American in Stockbridge

Once Upon a Table

This bright spot in the Mews shopping arcade serves upscale fare in a sunny dining room. It's the best place in town for lunch, with choices like daily-changing omelets and sophisticated sandwiches. The dinner menu …
Historic Site in Stockbridge


Designed by the renowned architect Stanford White in 1885, this 44-room Gilded Age 'cottage' was the summer retreat of Joseph Hodges Choate, a former US ambassador to England. The estate retains so much of its origi…
American in Stockbridge

Red Lion Inn

The Red Lion is the main eating venue in Stockbridge. On the stodgy side is the formal dining room, where you can indulge in a roasted native turkey while sitting under a crystal chandelier. More relaxed is the Wido…
Pub Food in Stockbridge

Lion's Den

Downstairs at the Red Lion Inn, this dark, cozy bar serves daily pub specials like chicken pot pie, Hungarian goulash and turkey dinner. In fair weather you can dine in the courtyard out back. Friendly crowd, live m…
Theater in Stockbridge

Berkshire Theatre Festival

Experimental theater is held at venues in Stockbridge and Pittsfield, from June to October.
Historic Building in Stockbridge

Mission House

Swing by this classic c 1739 Colonial home, a National Historic Landmark, if just to view it from the outside. It was home to John Sergeant, the first missionary to the region's native Mohicans. The interior contain…