Experiencing great destinations also means, experiencing the natural beauty of the area. The Berkshires in the summer is unparalleled when it comes to opportunities to enjoy and explore the outdoors. From trail walks and garden tours to more demanding hikes the Berkshires accommodates all levels of outdoor adventure. The Berkshires Summer Trip includes guided hikes, tee times at highly-rated golf courses, tours of famous gardens and free time for guests to do their own exploration.
Adventure Highlights in The Berkshires
Berkshire Botanical Gardens
A 15-acre botanical garden that contains over 3,000 species and varieties of plants, with an emphasis on plants that thrive in the Berkshires. Guided tours will give guests insight into indigenous plant species and a close-up view of the Berkshires premier botanical gardens.
Hopkins Memorial Forest
A 2600-acre reserve connecting the Berkshires to Vermont and New York, it includes a variety of hiking and walking trails. The Berkshires Summer Trip includes a guided hike of the area, with the opportunity to take on more advanced trails if desired.
This National Historic Landmark is the former home of Pulitzer Prize winning author, Edith Wharton, the first woman to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It’s also home to an extensive garden with one of the best views in the Berkshires. The Berkshires Summer Trip includes a tour and scenic lunch on the patio overlooking the gardens.