Experiencing great destinations also means experiencing the natural beauty of the area. From trail walks and garden tours to more demanding hikes the Berkshires and Vermont not only share a border, they share similar terrain. From private guided hikes, tours of famous gardens, and free time for guests to do their own exploration.
Adventure Highlights on the Vermont and Northern Berkshires Tour
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Hildene is the former summer home of Robert Todd Lincoln and his wife Mary Harlan Lincoln. Robert was the eldest of four sons of President Abraham Lincoln and the only one of his siblings to survive into adulthood. Hildene remained occupied by descendants of the Lincoln family until 1975, when the next to last descendant of the Lincoln-Harlan family, Mary Lincoln Beckwith, passed away there. The estate features 412 acres, half of which includes meadows and wetlands while on the inside, the Hildene is furnished almost entirely by Lincoln family furniture, and contains artifacts belonging to Robert Todd Lincoln and his parents.
Prospect Rock Trail (Guided Hike)
Prospect Rock Trail is a 3.1 out and back trail that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. You can enjoy lovely flora and fauna, babbling mountain streams, and rewarding summit foliage views.
Mount Greylock Summit
For a scenic view of fall foliage from the tallest mountain in the state of Massachusetts, head up to the summit to take in peak fall foliage in the Northern Berkshires.