The Berkshires’ fine history and art museums, superb music and dance festivals, quality live theater, exceptional educational centers…all of these factors and more have combined to complement the wondrous natural environment inviting all to enjoy in all seasons. Whether hiking the Appalachian Trail over Massachusetts’ two highest mountains, Greylock and Everett, or exploring the numerous state parks, golfing, skiing, biking country roads, boating, swimming, fishing or just relaxing… the Berkshires are best for all seasons!
The Berkshires offer surprising treasures of rich cultural attractions and is one of the cultural centers of the country. But that’s not all there is to see. Recreational opportunities abound including downhill and cross-country skiing, hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, fishing and golf. Make time for shopping and antiquing too; the Berkshires provides shopping for both one of a kind items as well as your everyday desires. And don’t forget about your kids; enroll them in one of the region's summer camps for an experience that can last a lifetime.
A crossroads of culture, the Berkshires attracts chefs and restauranteurs who are, in no uncertain terms, artists in their own right. Dining in the Berkshires is a series of undiscovered surprises that often surpasses the highest expectations. Berkshire County's restaurants feature a variety of American and international flavors, including Chinese, Continental, French, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Mexican and Thai. Many of the Berkshires' restaurants are award winning, and all provide a distinct experience.
Pure joy! That’s what shopping is when you find exactly what you’re looking for. Sound great? Then consider a shopping vacation in the Berkshires: Art, crafts, specialty foods, gourmet cooking wares, antiques—it doesn’t matter which items are on your list because chances are one of the Berkshire’s myriad specialty shops offers exactly what’s needed. Even better, this diversity makes shopping here an adventure in itself, whether it’s taking a trip to a quaint out-of-the way country store, poking around a shop full of antiques and collectibles or visiting a museum store filled with handmade or exotic wonders. Add to that the Berkshires’ full complement of seasonal and cultural events, along with recreational activities, and you have an unsurpassed combination.
Eastover is conveniently located to all of these great attractions, museums, activities, and locations. We are only eight minutes from Tanglewood, thirteen minutes to Stockbridge, twenty four minutes away from Great Barrington, seven minutes from Shakspeare and Company, and twenty five minutes from Jacobs pillow. Just check out the links under "Berkshire Area" for more travel information!