Historic downtown Lenox, MA, is a great place to walk, eat, shop, and explore, taking in the small-town hub.
ARTS & CULTURE
The Mount: Edith Wharton’s home
edithwharton.org / 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, MA 01240(413) 551 5111
A top American historic home – Architectural Digest 2019
Experience the beauty of Edith Wharton’s historic house and gardens. The Mount offers tours of the house and gardens, including a Backstairs tour and our popular Ghost tour. Special events include music, theater, and readings. Annual outdoor sculpture exhibit is included with admission.
Ventfort Hall Mansion and Guilded Age Museum
guildedage.org / 104 Walker St, Lenox, MA 01240
An imposing Jacobean Revival-style mansion built in 1893 for Sarah Morgan, the sister of J. P. Morgan. Designed by the architects Rotch & Tilden, it is located in Lenox, Massachusetts. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Ventfort Hall is the home of The Museum of the Gilded Age.
email@example.com / 4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge, MA 01262 / 413.298.3579
National Trust Historic Site, this is the country home, studio and gardens of America’s foremost sculptor of public monuments, Daniel Chester French (1850-1931), creator of the Minute Man and Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial. Situated on 122 acres in the idyllic hamlet of Glendale near Stockbridge, Massachusetts, it is a historic site owned and operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Norman Rockwell Museum
www.nrm.org / 9 Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262 / 413.298.4100
Set in the artist’s hometown, housing the world’s largest collection of Norman Rockwell’s original art & the works of other contemporary & past masters. Open year-round. Rockwell’s Stockbridge studio & Terrace Café open May-Oct.
Clark Art Institute
www.clarkart.edu / 225 South Street, Williamstown, MA 01267 / 413-458-2303
The Clark Art Institute is best known for its French Impressionist paintings by Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, and especially Pierre-Auguste Renoir
MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art)
www.massmoca.org / 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247 / 413-662-2111
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art is a museum in a converted factory building complex located in North Adams, Massachusetts. It is one of the largest centers for contemporary visual art and performing arts in the United States.
NATURE & RECREATION
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary – Mass Audubon Society
472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, MA 01240 / 413.637.0320
1300 acres, 7 miles of trails. Year-round programs. Open Daily.
Office Hours: 10 am-4 pm.
Ashuwillticook Rail Trail
Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, Lanesborough, MA 01224 / 413-442-8928
Eleven Mile rail trail from Lanesborough to Adams, MA
Great for walking, biking, and skating.
Wyndhurst Manor & Club
55 Lee Road, Lenox, MA / 413-637-1364
Canyon Ranch Spa
165 Kemble St, Lenox, MA 01240 / (413) 637-4100
Body & Soul Day Spa
18 Maple Avenue, Great Barrington, MA 01230 / (413) 528-6465
Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
57 Interlaken Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262 / (413) 448-3152
Wyndhurst Manor & Club
55 Lee Road, Lenox, MA 01240/ 413-637-1364
Greenock Country Club
220 West Park Street, Lee, MA 01238 / (413) 243-3323