Berkshires + Western Massachusetts

Berkshires + Western Massachusetts Travel Guide

Articles about Berkshires + Western Massachusetts

By Adrien Glover
As its 35th anniversary year comes to a close, Canyon Ranch and its co-founder, Mel Zuckerman, are eyeing a bright future—one that explores new frontiers in health and wellness—and includes brand-new campuses. As the well-told story goes, 40-ye...
By Deb Hopewell

Visit these thriving college towns for a crash course in live music, craft beer, art, and history.

By Nicholas DeRenzo

Hotels in Berkshires + Western Massachusetts

Learn how to meditate at this yoga and health center in the Berkshires with a variety of holistic “retreat and renewal” programs. As is true of most things Berkshire, Kripalu is authentic, complex, quirky, storied, and unlike anyplace else. Its appeal is not flashy or immediately apparent.

Restaurants in Berkshires + Western Massachusetts

Sip local brew on tap and order a hand-ground burger with chèvre or crab cakes.

Things to do in Berkshires + Western Massachusetts

This complex has it all—over 50 dealers under a single roof selling everything from antique high chairs to Oriental rugs.