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Top Choice Dance in Lee

Jacob's Pillow

Founded by Ted Shawn in an old barn in 1932, Jacob's Pillow is one of the premier summer dance festivals in the USA. Through the years, Alvin Ailey, Merce Cunningham, the Martha Graham Dance Company and other leadin…
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 Wine Bar in Lenox

Bookstore

We've all been to bookstores that serve coffee, but this one serves wine. Good wine. Which is a perfect complement to the good books that are also on sale here. The proprietor, Matt, is a charming host who loves to …
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 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 Fusion in Williamstown

Mezze Bistro & Bar

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

Tanglewood Music Festival

Dating from 1934, the Tanglewood Music Festival is among the most esteemed summertime music events in the world. Symphony, pops, chamber music, jazz and blues are performed from late June through early September. Yo…
Theater in Williamstown

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Stars of the theater world descend upon Williamstown every year from the third week in June to the third week in August. Widely considered the best summer theater in the area, the Williamstown Theatre Festival was t…
Brewery in North Adams

Bright Ideas Brewing

Beer and art go together perfectly, as it turns out. They'll prove it to you at this brand new brewery in the Mass MoCA compound. Exposed-brick walls, cement floors and radical artwork constitute the decor in the fo…