Becket, MA, USA

Becket, MA, USA

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Where to stay near Becket, MA?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 507 vacation rentals near Becket. From 310 houses to 50 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Becket for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Backcountry in Becket

Hidden deep in the western reaches of Massachusetts, the woodland-ringed town of Becket might not have the high-flying colleges or totemic historical attractions of Boston, but it does have an endless supply of charm. Just check out the Becket vacation rentals on offer – some are timber-clad and shrouded by vibrant ochre-red hawthorns and oaks, while others are found near acclaimed performance center Jacob's Pillow. Others spill out onto lonely lakefronts, offering real seclusion and romance in the middle of the beautiful Berkshires.

Becket is enjoyment in the Berkshires

Life in Becket moves slowly. You'll find plenty of time to meditate and practice morning yoga in the garden of your cozy woodland lodge before pulling on your walking boots. Then, it's time to hit the nature trails that weave up and down October Mountain or between the Berkshire lakes. Birdwatching and viewing the changing colors of fall leaves are both popular pastimes, along with freshwater fishing, farm visits and cross-country skiing when the snow has fallen between December and March.

Thespian life in Becket

Calling all thespians – Becket and performance art go hand in hand. This otherwise sleepy town in the Berkshires backcountry is home to one of the most acclaimed dance centers and performance schools in the whole of the United States: Jacob's Pillow. A trip there is easy if you've bagged one of the Becket vacation rentals on offer in West Becket. You'll be able to see the timber-faced Ted Shawn Theatre, catch open-air productions in the summer months and enjoy the institution's historic tea gardens and cafes.

Becket with snow or sun

Becket can seem like a completely different place from season to season. The summer is probably the most popular time to seek out Becket vacation rentals – people come for the beautiful hiking on the Appalachian Trail and open-air theater during the warm months of June, July and August. Fall ushers in the characteristic color changes of the New England autumn, and then there's the winter, which often sees snow cover the Berkshires. This means cross-country skiing and a plenty of cozying up with friends and family in the highland lodges.

Woods, rivers and peaks in enchanting Becket

Becket vacation rentals are a ticket to the beautiful Berkshires. This highland region of western MA is famed for its undulating peaks and valleys filled with spruce and fir trees. The October Mountain State Forest extends into the town on one side, offering a patchwork of babbling streams and tranquil meadows that are all traversed by a short stretch of the world-famous Appalachian Trail. The smaller Becket State Forest is nearby as well, a perfect place for boating and grassy lakeside picnics in the summer.