From the west (3 hours from New York City): Take the Taconic State Parkway. Exit at "Hillsdale, Claverack, Route 23" and follow Route 23 East to Great Barrington. North on Route 7 through Stockbridge. Left onto Route 7A into Lenox.
From the east (2 1/2 hours from Boston): Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit 2, marked Lee. Follow Route 20 West about 4 miles beyond Lee then left on to Route 183 into Lenox.
From the south (75 minutes from Hartford): North on I-91 to the Massachusetts Turnpike West to exit 2; then as above.
Ventfort Hall Museum of the Gilded Age, 104 Walker Street, Phone: +1 413 637-3206, . Sa,Su 10AM-3PM. Gilded Age mansion. $9/$4.
Mount Estate and Gardens of Edith Wharton, 2 Plunkett Street, Phone: +1 413 551-5100, Email: email@example.com, . Daily May–Oct 9AM-5PM. Elegant 1902 mansion and magnificent formal gardens designed by Edith Wharton, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and authority on architecture, interior design and gardens.
Lenox Athenaeum, Phone: +1 413 637-1087, . Seminars on classical music, theater, dance, literature, and other subjects. Music recitals, private and charitable functions, as well as lectures that promote an appreciation of the history, literature, and the natural beauty of the Berkshires.
Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble Street, Phone: +1 413 637-3353, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, . Mid June-late Oct. Morning, noon and night. Walking trails, picnic areas, free outdoor family performances. Experience eight plays on three indoor and outdoor stages.
Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Phone: +1 413 637-1600, . Summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Tanglewood Music Center, and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Phone: +1 413 637-0320, Email: email@example.com, . Daily July-mid Oct; Off season: Tu-Su and Monday holidays. Over 7 mi (11.25 km) of trails on 1500 acres.
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, West St. and Richmond Mountain Rd., Phone: 866-200-5203, . Offers yoga, Meditation, Message and other healing arts.
Kennedy Park, 275 Main Street (Just past the Church on the Hill at the top of Main Street), . A compact multi-use park on the site of a former Gilded Age resort home now reverted to forest.Free.
Blantyre, Blantyre Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-3556, firstname.lastname@example.org, . Mobil Five-Star Award and the Wine Spectator’s 2003 Best of Award of Excellence.
Olde Heritage Tavern, 12 Housatonic St., Phone: +1 413 637-0884. Neighborhood bar, very casual. Pool, darts, jukebox, and pub food.
Days Inn Lenox, 194 Pittsfield Rd, RT 7 & 20, Lenox, MA 01240 US, ☎ 413-637-3560 (email@example.com), . checkin: 3 pm; checkout: 11 am. Free wireless Internet Access, Free Day Break Breakfast, Outside pool, Free Parking, TV with cable HBO, Free Newspaper, Near to Tanglewood Music Festival.
Knights Inn Lenox, 474 Pittsfield Rd, Lenox, MA 01240 Us, ☎ 413-443-4468 (firstname.lastname@example.org), . checkin: 3 pm. Free wireless Internet Access, Free Breakfast, Free Parking, TV with cable, Pets Allowed – Pet Friendly Hotel, Near to Tanglewood Music Festival.
Howard Johnson Express Inn, 462 Pittsfield Road, Routes 7 and 20 Lenox, MA 01240 US, ☎ 413-442-4000 (email@example.com), . checkin: 3 pm; checkout: 11 am. Jacuzzi Rooms, Free wireless Internet Access, Free Breakfast, Outside Pool, Handicap Rooms, Free Parking, TV with cable, Near to Tanglewood Music Festival.
Apple Tree Inn, 10 Richmond Mountain Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-1477, firstname.lastname@example.org, . Walk to Tanglewood. Pool & tennis.
Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, 165 Kemble St., Phone: +1 413 637-4100, . Dedicated to healthy living and fitness. Classes, hiking & biking, spa & body treatments, nutritious gourmet dining, private consultations and workshops.
Chesapeake Inn of Lenox, 210 West St., Phone: +1 413 637-3429, email@example.com, . 1/4 mile to Tanglewood. 75' Heated lap pool.
The Lenox Inn (firstname.lastname@example.org), 525 Pittsfield Rd, ☎ (413) 499-0324, . Offering you the best of what the area has to offer we are close to Shopping, dining, Tanglewood Music Festival, Hancock Shaker Village, Jacobs Pillow, Berkshire Theatre Festival, and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Butternut Ski Area, Jiminy Peak Ski Resort , and Pittsfield MA are also within a short drive.
Jacob's Pillow dance festival is in Becket, about a half hour's drive from Lenox, depending on traffic.
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