Berkshires of Massachusetts Historic Homes

Norman Rockwell & The Shakers

2021 and Beyond

Embark on a journey of discovery through the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts. Explore the beautiful mountains, historic homes, meadows and idyllic villages of Lenox and Stockbridge, one of the oldest settlements in the Berkshires. Experience the natural beauty that inspired Herman Melville, Edith Wharton, Daniel Chester French and Norman Rockwell and examine how the ideals of the Shakers shaped the community.  Depending upon the season you may wish to attend a performance at one of the popular theaters.  This fabulous three-day tour is filled with a little something for everyone. 

Highlights

  • The Mount, home of Edith Wharton
  • Hancock Shaker Village
  • Norman Rockwell Museum 
  • Stockbridge, Massachusetts
  • Visit to the Chesterwood Historic Site

Day One

Check into our hotel in Lenox, MA or a nearby town for the next three evenings. Dinner is served at a popular local restaurant

Day Two

  • Breakfast is included at the hotel
  • Meet your local guide
  • Scenic driving tour of the cottages
  • Admission to the Mount 
  • Lunch on your own in Pittsfield or at the Hancock Shaker Village
  • Admission to the Hancock Shaker Village
  • Dinner is included at an area restaurant

Day Three

  • Breakfast is served at the hotel
  • Admission to the Norman Rockwell Museum
  • Free time for lunch and shopping in the town of Stockbridge
  • Afternoon admission to the Berkshire Botanical Gardens or Chesterwood Historic Site
  • Dinner is served at a popular local restaurant
  • **(Depending on time of year you may have an evening show at the Berkshire Theater Festival, Williamstown Theater Festival or Tanglewood)

Day Four

Breakfast is served at the hotel. Depart for home with fond memories of your time spent in the Berkshires

Suggested Additional Attractions

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead

Naumkeag:  Mable Choate Summer Home and Gardens

Bridge of Flowers

Sterling Clarke Art Museum

Mass MOCHA

Tanglewood : Summer Home of the Boston Symphony

Berkshire Summer Theater Festival

Williamstown Summer Theater Festival

Williamstown Theater Festival

Inclusions:

Three night’s accommodations Lenox, MA or nearby town

Three dinners

Three breakfasts

Driving tour of the Berkshires

Admission to the Mount, home of Edith Wharton

Admission to the Hancock Shaker Village

Admission to Chesterwood, home of Daniel Chester French or Berkshire Botanical Gardens

Two Day Local Guide Service

Baggage

Tax and service charges

Single Escort Comp package for 30 paid packages

Call for Customized Itinerary and Pricing

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