Berkshires and Pioneer Valley welcome romantic vacationers
The historic Berkshire Mountains and the Pioneer Valley are in the western end of Massachusetts. Year-round attractions include skiing at Butternut ski area, art museums around North Adams and Stockbridge, live summer music at Tanglewood, and much more. Visitors enjoying a romantic getaway -- for a weekend or longer -- have a choice of luxurious hotels and resorts. The rural nature of the region also lends itself to small, cozy bed and breakfast inns.
Route 20 - Lee Road
Lenox, MA, 01240
The Berkshires' only Spa and Golf resort
The Cranwell Resort, Spa and Golf Club is centrally located in the scenic Berkshires Hills. High on a hilltop with breathtaking views our resort offers something for everyone. The combination of traditional elegance and modern comfort is the hallmark of Cranwell Resort. Choose from a total of 96 distinctive guest rooms, suites, cottages and townhouses. For rest and relaxation, come and enjoy the Spa at Cranwell and choose from 50 revitalizing and soothing spa services. For a more active vacation experience, take advantage of our state-of-the-art Fitness Center or 18-hole Championship Golf Course. At the end of your day, our resort offers a medley of dining experiences with three distinctive, award-winning restaurants located throughout the resort.
30 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA, 01262
Romance is in the air at famed Stockbridge inn
No one is more passionate about creating romantic ambiance than the staff at the historic Red Lion Inn. With the Berkshires as a backdrop, the gorgeous Stockbridge inn positively radiates romance. From the antique-filled guest rooms with feather duvets to the flower-filled courtyard, the inn offers all you need for an intimate getaway. Dine in the splendid main dining room or tavern, catch some live entertainment at the Lion’s Den, or arrange for private dining in the Plumb Room. Don a plush bathrobe and sneak down to the heated outdoor pool or get a massage at the Seven Salon Spa. And don’t forget to ask for champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries for your room when you make your reservation.
Lenox, MA, 01240
A Berkshire’s hideaway for you and the love of your life
Nestle in to this cozy and secluded resort framed by towering pine and 223 acres of breathtaking scenery. Inventor/Industrialist George Westinghouse built a late 19th century cottage on this land for his wife, Marguerite. Today you can rent a one or two bedroom condominium with master bathroom and Jacuzzi, a fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, living and dining areas, a deck overlooking the pond, and entertainment tech for whatever your needs may be. There are indoor and outdoor pools, an exercise room with hot tub and sauna, tennis, rowboats and canoes, and trails for walking hand in hand. The magnificent Berkshire’s offer a lover’s paradise of historic sites, old inns and taverns, great food, art, music and more. Don’t miss a moment.
297 North Street
Pittsfield, MA, 01201
Find a Chic Lodging Amid Mountains, Art, & Historic Homes
People have been coming to the Berkshires for 200 years for its natural wonders, high culture, and restful beauty. The names Lenox, Tanglewood, Rockwell, The Clark, and The Mount signal a vacation of historic and fresh pleasures. The Hotel on North, in downtown Pittsfield, offers chic hospitality in a restored menswear store. The hotel’s signature lounging sofa greets you with notice that you will find older beauty, like brick walls and tin ceilings, along with modern services like WiFi, rooms with fireplaces, and a great casual restaurant and bar. As you head for your room be sure to check out the antique birdcage elevator - while it’s no longer in operation, it's a great piece of our heritage. A short drive takes you to museums, live theater, and mountain vistas.
30 Boltwood Avenue
Amherst, MA, 01002
Hosting lovers since 1926
Romance sparkles in this historic town with its celebrated inn, a favorite of poet Robert Frost and the lovers who have stayed within. Newly renovated and stylish guest rooms offer the finest accommodations along with suite variations of each room type. And each features luxurious bedding, private baths, high thread count linens and flat screen LCD HD televisions. You can choose gas fireplaces, sunrooms overlooking the gardens, and suites with sofa beds. Centrally located within easy walking distance to museums and points of interest, you can also shop, dine out or slip into a quiet café for that extra slow cup of coffee. A fitness center is available, and among other pleasures, you’ll find organic bath amenities in this, one of the “greenest” hotels in the Pioneer Valley.
81 Old Main Street
Deerfield, MA, 01342
A Romantic Getaway set in an Historic Village
It’s easy to see why New England has often been called “the romantic heart” of America with places like this classic and historic inn. Set on a street with a landmark pedigree, there is more than enough romance here to forge the perfect getaway: cozy rooms with private bath and chamois robes, a convivial tavern with a mahogany dining bar, craft beers, inviting seating, and warming fireplaces. Enjoy classic favorites with a contemporary twist and local, seasonal produce. Don’t leave town and discover the treasure trove that is Deerfield with museums, 18th and 19th-century homes open to the public, colonial burying ground, and other attractions. Stay in for a couple’s massage in the Relaxing Room. Head out in any direction and you’ll find nearby towns and villages just made for lovers. Check out the KISS special.
Warm your hearts this winter in the Berkshires
As stated by Travel & Leisure in their America’s Most Romantic Winter Destinations, “With open roads, small towns, and classic red barns, the Berkshires deliver all the dreamlike wintry romance of New England, as immortalized by singer James Taylor. Couples can find alone time as they snowshoe and cross-country through mountain trails, explore Norman Rockwell–esque Stockbridge, and enjoy candlelit dinners at inviting lodge”.
Romance abounds in the Berkshires. Whether you simply want to relax and get cozy in front of a fireplace in one our many cozy New England inns or if you are looking for some rejuvenation time together at one of our many world-class spas (many which offer couples packages). Be sure end your day over a delicious farm fresh meal cooked to perfection by one of our great local chefs. To learn more visit us at berkshires.org or find us on Facebook at Visit the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts.