Stockbridge is a town located in Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,276. It is the setting for Arlo Guthrie's song "Alice's Restaurant", and home to the non-profit Berkshire Botanical Garden. It is also the location of the Austen Riggs Center, a notable psychiatric hospital famous for its association with Erik H. Erikson.
Norman Rockwell Museum, Route 183, Phone: +1 413 298-4100, . Open daily. Adults $12.50, Students $7, under 18 free.
Chesterwood, Williamsville Rd., Phone: +1 413-298-3579, . Open late May-mid October. Home of sculptor Daniel Chester French (created Minuteman Statue, sitting Lincoln at Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.)
The Lion’s Den at the Red Lion Inn  is a great spot for live music once the town shuts down for the evening. The den has frequent performers such as James Taylor, David Grover, and other local favorites. Additionally the den has pub-style foods and beverages, as well as a monthly trivia night.