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*'''Gateways Inn and Restaurant''', 51 Walker St., Phone: ''+1 413'' 637-2532, gateways@berkshire.net, [http://www.gatewaysinn.com].
 
*'''Gateways Inn and Restaurant''', 51 Walker St., Phone: ''+1 413'' 637-2532, gateways@berkshire.net, [http://www.gatewaysinn.com].
 
*'''Kemble Inn and Restaurant''', 2 Kemble St., Phone: ''+1 413'' 637-4113, info@kembleinn.com, Breakfast, Brunch, and Prix Fixe Dinner.
 
  
 
*'''Lenox 218 Restaurant''', 218 Main St., Phone: ''+1 413'' 637-4218, [http://www.lenox218.com]. Daily for lunch and dinner. Northern Itaian/American.  
 
*'''Lenox 218 Restaurant''', 218 Main St., Phone: ''+1 413'' 637-4218, [http://www.lenox218.com]. Daily for lunch and dinner. Northern Itaian/American.  
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*'''Howard Johnson Express Inn''', Routes 7 & 20, Phone: ''+1 413'' 442-4000. Newly constructed.
 
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*'''Kemble Inn''', 2 Kemble St., Phone: ''+1 413'' 637-4113, info@kembleinn.com, [http://www.kembleinn.com].  
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*'''Kemble Inn''', 2 Kemble St., Phone: ''+1 413'' 637-4113, kemble@bcn.net, [http://www.kembleinn.com].  
  
 
*'''Ponds at Foxhollow''', Route 7, Phone: ''+1 413'' 637-1469, reservations@pondsatfoxhollow.com, [http://www.pondsatfoxhollow.com]. One and two bedroom condominiums.
 
*'''Ponds at Foxhollow''', Route 7, Phone: ''+1 413'' 637-1469, reservations@pondsatfoxhollow.com, [http://www.pondsatfoxhollow.com]. One and two bedroom condominiums.

Revision as of 17:08, 5 January 2013

Lenox is a town in Massachusetts, in the famous Berkshires area about 3 hours from New York City and 2.5 hours from Boston. Lenox is an arts-lover's dream, home to Tanglewood.

One of the many quaint churches in the Berkshires area of Massachusetts

Contents

Get in

  • 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.

Get around

See

  • Ventfort Hall Museum of the Gilded Age, 104 Walker Street, Phone: +1 413 637-3206, [1]. 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: admin@edithwharton.org, [2]. 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, [3]. 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: boxoffice@shakespeare.org, [4]. 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.

Do

  • Tanglewood, 297 West Street, Phone: +1 413 637-1600, [5]. Summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Tanglewood Music Center, and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute.
  • Undermountain Farm Riding Stable, 400 Undermountain Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-3365, [6]. Pony rides ($20) and guided trail rides ($55). Schooling shows.
  • Berkshire Horseback Adventures, 293 Main Street, Phone: +1 413 637-9090, [7].
  • Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Phone: +1 413 637-0320, Email: berkshires@massaudubon.org, [8]. 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, [9]. 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), [10]. A compact multi-use park on the site of a former Gilded Age resort home now reverted to forest. Free.


Buy

Eat

  • Blantyre, Blantyre Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-3556, welcome@blantyre.com, [11]. Mobil Five-Star Award and the Wine Spectator’s 2003 Best of Award of Excellence.
  • Chocolate Springs Cafe, Phone: +1 413 637-9820, joshua@chocolatesprings.com, [12]. Pastry Café.
  • Church Street Cafe, 65 Church St., Phone: +1 413 637-2745, ChurStCafe@aol.com, cafe.biz/. Lunch, dinner. Regional & ethnic dishes. Vegetarian items available. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
  • Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club, 55 Lee Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-1364, info@cranwell.com, [13].
  • Dish Cafe Bistro, 37 Church St., Phone: +1 413 637-1800, Fax: +1 413 637-2444. Breakfast, lunch & carry out daily.
  • Firefly, 71 Church St., Phone: +1 413 637-2700. Lunch, dinner. Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence”.
  • Gateways Inn and Restaurant, 51 Walker St., Phone: +1 413 637-2532, gateways@berkshire.net, [14].
  • Lenox 218 Restaurant, 218 Main St., Phone: +1 413 637-4218, [15]. Daily for lunch and dinner. Northern Itaian/American.
  • Prime Italian Steakhouse & Bar, 15 Franklin St., Phone: +1 413 637-2998, Catgallo@msn.com, [16]. Great wine list, late night entertainment on weekends.
  • Seven Hills Inn and Restaurant, 40 Plunkett St., Phone: +1 413 637-0060, 7hills@berkshire.net, [17]. Gourmet dining on fine china.
  • Spigalina Restaurant, 80 Main St., Phone: +1 413 637-4455, [18].
  • Trattoria Il Vesuvio, 242 Pittsfield Rd., (Routes 7 & 20), +1 413 637-4904, info@trattoria-vesuvio.com, [19].
  • Village Inn, 16 Church St., Phone: +1 413 637-0021, [20]. Full breakfast, Afternoon English tea, Candelight dinners.
  • Wheatleigh, Hawthorne Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-0610, [21]. Year-round. Lunch and dinner daily. Prix-fixe.

Drink

  • Olde Heritage Tavern, 12 Housatonic St., Phone: +1 413 637-0884. Neighborhood bar, very casual. Pool, darts, jukebox, and pub food.

Sleep

  • Days Inn Lenox, 194 Pittsfield Rd, RT 7 & 20, Lenox, MA 01240 US, 413-637-3560 (), [22]. 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 (), [23]. 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 (), [24]. 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, innkeepers@appletree-inn.com, [25]. Walk to Tanglewood. Pool & tennis.
  • Berkshire Inns - Yankee Inn, 461 Pittsfield Rd. (Rtes 7 & 20), Phone: +1 413 499-3700 - 800-835-2364, reservations@yankeeinn.com, [26]. 6 room categories, outdoor pool, AAA 3-Diamond.
  • Birchwood Inn, 7 Hubbard St., Phone: +1 413 637-2600 or Phone: 800-524-1646, innkeeper@birchwood-inn.com, [27]. Warm and welcoming. Memorable country breakfast. Afternoon tea.
  • Blantyre, Blantyre Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-3556, welcome@blantyre.com, [28]. Tennis courts, heated pool. Recipient of the Mobil Five-Star Award.
  • Brook Farm Inn, 15 Hawthorne St., Phone: +1 413 637-3013, innkeeper@brookfarm.com, [29]. 15 rooms.
  • Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, 165 Kemble St., Phone: +1 413 637-4100, [30]. 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, cinnlenox@aol.com, [31]. 1/4 mile to Tanglewood. 75' Heated lap pool.
  • Cliffwood Inn, 25 Cliffwood St., Phone: +1 413 637-3330, joy@cliffwood.com, [32]. 7 rooms.
  • Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club, 55 Lee Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-1364, info@cranwell.com, [33]. AAA Four Diamond Resort. 107 rooms, indoor/outdoor pools, 18-hole championship golf course, tennis, x-c skiing, 3 restaurants on property.
  • Garden Gables Inn, 135 Main St., Phone: +1 413 637-0193, innkeeper@lenoxinn.com, [34]. 18-room Colonial Inn. In center of Lenox Village. Largest outdoor pool in Berkshire County.
  • Gateways Inn and Restaurant, 51 Walker St., Phone: +1 413 637-2532, gateways@berkshire.net, [35]. 12 rooms. Pricey and worth it.
  • Hampton Terrace, 91 Walker St., Phone: +1 413 637-1773, info@hamptonterrace.com. [36]. 14 Rooms. One Mile to Tanglewood.
  • Harrison House, 174 Main St., Phone: +1 413 637-1746, violafish1@aol.com, [37].
  • Howard Johnson Express Inn, Routes 7 & 20, Phone: +1 413 442-4000. Newly constructed.
  • Kemble Inn, 2 Kemble St., Phone: +1 413 637-4113, kemble@bcn.net, [38].
  • Ponds at Foxhollow, Route 7, Phone: +1 413 637-1469, reservations@pondsatfoxhollow.com, [39]. One and two bedroom condominiums.
  • Rookwood Inn, 11 Old Stockbridge Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-9750, stay@rookwoodinn.com, [40]. At town center. One of New York Magazine’s 30 best B&B’s.
  • Seven Hills Inn and Restaurant, 40 Plunkett St., Phone: +1 413 637-0060, 7hills@berkshire.net, [41]. 1911 Mansion with fine dining.
  • Stonover Farm, 169 Under Mountain Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-9100, stonoverfarm@aol.com, [42]. 3 suites and separate cottage. Walk to Tanglewood.
  • Summer White House, 17 Main St., Phone: +1 413 637-4489, gable@berkshire.net, [43]. Walk to Tanglewood.
  • Village Inn, 16 Church St., Phone: +1 413 637-0020, info@villageinn-lenox.com, [44]. Year round. 32 rooms. Historic 1771 Inn
  • Walker House, 64 Walker St., Phone: +1 413 637-1271, walkerhouse.inn@verizon.net, [45]. 8 rooms.
  • Wheatleigh, Hawthorne Rd., Phone: +1 413 637-0610, info@wheatleigh.com, [46]. 19 Rooms. Walk to Tanglewood.
  • Whistler's Inn, 5 Greenwood St., Phone: +1 413 637-0975, rmears3246@aol.com. [47].
  • The Lenox Inn (info@thelenoxinn.com), 525 Pittsfield Rd, (413) 499-0324, [48]. 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.


Get out

Jacob's Pillow dance festival is in Becket, about a half hour's drive from Lenox, depending on traffic.


Routes through Lenox
RutlandPittsfield  N noframe S  StockbridgeDanbury
AlbanyPittsfield  W noframe E  LeeSpringfield


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