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. Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Clark Art Institute and Sanford Blackinton Mansion, North Adams Public Library. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Mount Greylock State Reservation, admire the masterpieces at MASS MoCA, and get a taste of the local shopping with Sweet Brook Farm.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Williamstown tour planning app .

Newark to Williamstown is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Newark in July, expect Williamstown to be little chillier, temps between 80°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Great Barrington.

Things to do in Williamstown

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

North Adams, Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, Mount Greylock State Reservation, Zipline
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The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute
Zipline
Mount Greylock State Reservation ©
Mount Greylock State Reservation

2
nights
Great Barrington

Great Barrington ©
Great Barrington is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Norman Rockwell Museum, then contemplate the long history of Herman Melville's Arrowhead, then steep yourself in history at The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of the Divine Mercy. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Monument Mountain, steep yourself in history at Hancock Shaker Village, and then contemplate the long history of Chesterwood Museum.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Great Barrington planner .

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

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stockbridge, Pittsfield, 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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