This Summer Visit Western Mass for Great Things to Do!
Visiting the Berkshire Hills of Western Mass this summer? Here are some suggestions on things to do in the area – get outside and active with whitewater rafting, kayaking or hiking. Spend a rainy day in a renowned museum or head to a theatre for an evening’s entertainment.
Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking
Visit family owned Crab Apple Whitewater for 1/2 and full day adventures on the Deerfield River. Expert guides, great food, and amazing scenery highlight the many trips available in rafts or kayaks. www.crabapplewhitewater.com. Open 7 days. Bring the family – kids as young as 5 and wild rides for adults and teens.
Museums – lots of choices!
Visit the Clark in Williamstown with its famous collection of impressionist works by artists such as Renoir and Degas. Check out Mass MoCa and walk through the sprawling museum of Contemporary art with ever changing exhibits that excite the mind and challenge the senses.
Take a Hike
Head to North Adams and choose one of the many trails to the top of Massachusetts’ highest peak Mount Greylock. Pick a clear day for great views of the Berkshire Hills.
Check out the line-up of famed thespians at the Williamstown Theatre Festival or the hilarious political satire of Capital Steps shown at the Cranwell Resort.