Make your great escape to Lenox, Massachusetts’ Birchwood Inn — just over the border!
Where: Birchwood Inn. 7 Hubbard St., Lenox, MA. 413-637-2600 or www.birchwood-inn.com
What’s special: This comfortably elegant 1766 mansion is located in the historic village of Lenox, Massachusetts — just a hop, skip, and a jump away from the Valley. Many of the inn’s 11 guest rooms and suites boast four-poster beds, fireplaces, large sitting areas, antique décor, and mountain or garden views. Voted “Best Breakfast in New England” by Arrington’s Inn Traveler Magazine, Birchwood Inn’s breakfast is a multi-course feast of seasonal fruit dishes, homemade breads, and hot entrées served in the 19th-century dining room overlooking the front garden. After a day of activities you can return for afternoon tea and freshly baked pastries served on the front porch in the summer and early fall, or fireside in cooler seasons. Birchwood Inn is also dog-friendly and a member of Select Registry: Distinguished Inns of North America™.
Nestled in the heart of the Berkshires, Lenox is one of America’s premier cultural destinations. Enjoy New England’s scenic beauty; historical and literary attractions; art museums; year-round outdoor recreation; antique shops; and world-class music, theater, and dance festivals. Take in exhibits at the Norman Rockwell Museum or the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, the country’s largest center for contemporary art. Catch a show at the award-winning Barrington Stage Theater or a concert at Tanglewood, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Or, savor a fine dinner at one or the area’s many awarding-winning restaurants. Minutes away, Birchwood Inn guests can enjoy hiking and biking on neighboring Kennedy Park’s trails; leisurely strolls through The Mount, author Edith Wharton’s elegant 1902 mansion and gardens; boating, fishing and swimming on pristine Berkshire lakes; relaxing at nearby spas; hot air ballooning and more.
The deal: Stay Monday and Tuesday and receive 50 percent off your Wednesday night stay. Mention “The Great Escape Special” when making your reservation. Prices range from $220-345
When: Valid August and September 2010
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