MASS Mo CA exhibits work by many of the most important artists of today; it hosts dozens of performances year-round.♦ At the Natural Bridge State Park in North Adams, you will be stunning by nature’s artistic beauty when you see a naturally formed white marble arch and man-made white marble dam.If you want to plan a sit-down meal, Johnson’s Farm at 210 Wheeler Avenue in Orange, just a bit farther west on Route 2, serves meals and offers a neat gift shop. ♦ A wonderful experience awaits you at Northfield Mountain Recreational and Environmental Center at 99 Millers Falls Road in Northfield (800-859-2960).Located along a beautiful sweep of mountainside, with facilities along the Connecticut River, this recreational center has 26 miles of trails, canoeing or kayaking at Barton Cove, and a guided riverboat cruises.
Points of Interest: ♦ In Greenfield, take a pleasant walk and wear out your kids at Rocky Mountain Park on the Connecticut River.
Points of Interest: ♦ Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, one terminus of this foliage drive, takes its name from am 1843 utopian community led by Bronson Alcott (father to writer Louisa May Alcott) on this land.
Today, visitors can explore a historic farmhouse, a Shaker Museum, galleries of Native American art and paintings of the Hudson River School, and lots of walking trails.
Side Trips: ♦ Before leaving or after arriving in North Adams, swing southward for a drive to the stunning summit of Mount Greylock (see next entry, with maps).
Map The to the top of Mount Greylock in the Berkshires is a magnificent adventure. The summit is 3,491 feet and it yields views of the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Taconic Range.