The Berkshires at Becket Rentals
Becket, Massachusetts is set in the western section of the state. Becket rentals are surrounded by forests, providing plenty of outdoor recreation options. For smaller families, Becket cottages are available. They present an intimate location for a day around the lake. Becket is located in the Berkshire Mountains where pine forests, warm summer days, and snowy winters welcome guests at Becket vacation rentals.
Explore History When You Stay at Becket Vacation Rentals
Becket was founded in 1740, and officially began a town in 1765. Settlers to this area decided to begin an experiment in the late 18th century with a local church. The idea was to solve the city's problems with a congregational church. Several churches were started without tax money being used. Staying at Becket vacation rentals, you can visit the churches of the town. It is thought that the village was named after St. Thomas Becket, especially since they were creating churches in the area to solve their issues. Becket was actually involved in creating industries like lumber and quarries. Venturing from Becket cottages, you can visit quarries, dairy farms, and silk works.
YMCA Camps near Becket Cottages
The Berkshires are very popular for summer vacations on the lake. When you drop your children off at the YMCA camp you might consider spending a few days at Becket cottages. You can have your own fun renting a canoe or playing on the beach of the lake before returning to Becket rentals for an evening of quiet.
Seasonal Activities near Becket Rentals
Every summer there are seasonal festivals to attend when you rent Becket rentals. Jacob’s Pillow dance festival is the most well known. Jacob’s Pillow is a national landmark first settled in 1790. From your Becket cottages, it is a small trip to the settlement. Today, they support dance, create presentations, and offer education. The Carter family founded the place. On-site are still old buildings and barns to tour, and then you can return to your Becket vacation rentals for an afternoon of relaxation.
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