5 days in Berkshires Itinerary

5 days in Berkshires Itinerary

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5 days in Berkshires Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Williamstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Great Barrington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Williamstown

Williamstown ©
Williamstown is a town in Berkshire County, in the northwest corner of Massachusetts, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Charlemont (Bissell Covered Bridge & Zipline). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Clark Art Institute, stop by Sweet Brook Farm, immerse yourself in nature at Mount Greylock State Reservation, and hit the slopes at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Williamstown trip itinerary website .

Newark to Williamstown is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in July; daily highs in Williamstown reach 80°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Great Barrington.

Things to do in Williamstown

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Charlemont, Mount Greylock State Reservation, MASS MoCA, Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute
Zipline
MASS MoCA ©
MASS MoCA

2
nights
Great Barrington

Great Barrington ©
Great Barrington is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Museum, browse the exhibits of Hancock Shaker Village, then contemplate the long history of The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of the Divine Mercy. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monument Mountain, take in nature's colorful creations at Naumkeag, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Berkshire Botanical Garden.

Plan my day in Great Barrington using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Williamstown to Great Barrington in 1.5 hours. In July in Great Barrington, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Barrington

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stockbridge, Hancock Shaker Village, The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home
Highlights from your plan
Norman Rockwell Museum ©
Norman Rockwell Museum
The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home ©
The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home
Hancock Shaker Village ©
Hancock Shaker Village

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