Top things to do in The Berkshires

Top Choice Waterfall in The Berkshires

Bash Bish Falls

In the very southwest corner of the state, near the New York state line, is Bash Bish Falls, the largest waterfall in Massachusetts. The water feeding the falls runs down a series of gorges before the torrent is sli…
Top Choice Museum in North Adams

MASS MoCA

MASS MoCA sprawls over 13 acres of downtown North Adams – one-third of the entire business district. After the Sprague Electric Company closed in 1985, some $31 million was spent to modernize the property into 'the …
Top Choice Museum in Williamstown

Clark Art Institute

Even if you're not an avid art lover, don't miss this gem, set on 140 gorgeous acres of expansive lawns, flower-filled meadows and rolling hills. The building – with its triple-tiered reflecting pool – is a stunner.…
Top Choice 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…
Top Choice Modern American in Great Barrington

Allium

Allium subscribes to the slow-food movement, with a seasonal menu that relies on fresh organic produce, cheeses and meats. Go for cocktails and small plates in the lounge area, with a window facing the street, or a …
Top Choice Fusion in Williamstown

Mezze Bistro & Bar

You don't know exactly what you're going to get at this contemporary restaurant – the menu changes frequently – but you know it's going to be good. Situated on 3 spectacular acres, Mezze's farm-to-table approach beg…
Top Choice American in Lenox

Nudel

Nudel is a driving force in the area's sustainable food movement, with just about everything on the menu seasonally inspired and locally sourced. The back-to-basics approach rings through in inventive dishes, which …
Top Choice Cafe in Lenox

Haven Cafe & Bakery

It looks like a casual cafe, but the sophisticated food evokes a more upscale experience. For breakfast, try croissant French toast or inventive egg dishes like salmon scramble; for lunch there are fancy salads and …
Top Choice 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 …
Top Choice Pub Food in North Adams

Public Eat & Drink

With exposed-brick walls and big windows overlooking the street, this airy pub is the most popular dinner spot in North Adams. Come for an excellent selection of craft beers and gourmet pub fare, like brie burgers, …