: Hudson, NY
: Mass Pike Exit 2 (Lee)
The Berkshires are a year-round vacation paradise. Summer concerts at Tanglewood, 15 mins. away. Skiing at Butternut within 10 minutes' drive, Catamount within 20 minutes. Other outdoor activity sites include Monument Mountain, Bear Mt. State Park, Tyringham Cobble, and Bartholomew's Cobble. Swimming and health club at South County Community Center. Outdoor swimming at Lake Mansfield (5 min. drive), Benedict Pond (10 mins.) and York Lake (25 mins.). Plenty of bicycling possibilities including rail trails.
Great Barrington is a charming town full of boutiques, gourmet food stores, fine restaurants, 3-screen movie theatre, and live attractions at historic Mahaiwe Theater. Plenty of antique stores and major outlet mall nearby. The area is about 2-1/2 hours' drive from both NYC (no traffic!) and Boston.
Golf: Egremont Country Club, Cranwell Resort, Pittsfield Country Club.
Ski: 10 minutes drive from Butternut, 20 minutes to Catamount.