Make your romantic escape to Lenox, MA in the Berkshire Mountains. Lenox is full of hospitable Victorian-era style B&B’s, suites with cozy fireplaces, luxury hotels with jacuzzis, and incredible dinners and wines throughout town. Rest and romance await in this almost fairy-tale like setting. Lenox is a friendly and vibrant small town, a perfect special getaway any time of the year.
Be pampered together at the world-famous Cranwell Spa & Golf Resort. Cranwell is perched on top of a high hill with spectacular views, and it is well-worth spending some time luxuriating on the sprawling verandah. Rekindle your love in front of a Georgian-era fire at Hampton Terrace Bed & Breakfast Inn, a Gilded Age mansion operating since 1897. Just a short walk away are the many shops, antiques, and sumptuous dining experiences in town.
Whisk your loved one away on a sleigh ride at Sweet Brook Farm. Under a blanket with hot chocolate, take in the magical winter scenery. Located nearby the majestic Mount Greylock, this farm also has a herd of alpacas and a maple sugar house. Simply sit in a wicker chair, watch the farm scene and enjoy a spectacular view of the sunset over the mountains.
No visit to the Berkshires is complete without a concert and picnic at Tanglewood. Make the ultimate romantic gesture – pack champagne and candles in your picnic basket and treat yourself and your sweetheart to a concert on the lawn under the stars with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Or, spend a night out on the town at the elegant, historical 1905 Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. Whether for live music, a dance event, opera, theater or classic cinema, this is a great place to make a special date! In summertime, celebrate your love with a show at the world-famous Shakespeare & Company or Berkshire Theatre Festival.
Find romance at Hilltop Orchards & Furnace Brook Winery on a moonlight hike. Sit together afterwards at a bonfire while sipping the orchard’s very own award-winning hard cider. Or take a daytime hike through woodland trails and stop in later for wine-tasting with savory cheese. In wintertime, visit Hilltop Orchards for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on their bucolic 200-acre property.
This blog post is a guest contribution from Brook Farm Inn, a bed and breakfast in Lenox, MA.