6 days in Berkshires Itinerary

6 days in Berkshires Itinerary

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6 days in Berkshires Itinerary

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

3
nights
Great Barrington

Great Barrington ©
Great Barrington is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. Get some cultural insight at Norman Rockwell Museum and Les Trois Emme Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Pittsfield (Balderdash Cellars, Herman Melville's Arrowhead, & more) and Richmond (Furnace Brook Winery at Hilltop Orchards & Balderdash Cellars). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of the Divine Mercy, tee off at Cranwell Resort Spa and Golf Club, and take in nature's colorful creations at Naumkeag.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Great Barrington day trip planning tool .

Newark to Great Barrington is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In July, Great Barrington is little chillier than Newark - with highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Williamstown.

Things to do in Great Barrington

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Stockbridge, Pittsfield, Lenox, Richmond, Ozzie's Glass Gallery
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

2
nights
Williamstown

Williamstown ©
Williamstown is a town in Berkshire County, in the northwest corner of Massachusetts, United States. On the 7th (Sun), explore the world behind art at The Clark Art Institute, then explore the world behind art at Williams College Museum of Art, then admire the masterpieces at MASS MoCA, and finally examine the collection at North Adams Museum of History & Science. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then sample the tasty concoctions at Bright Ideas Brewing.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Williamstown vacation maker .

You can drive from Great Barrington to Williamstown in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Williamstown can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

North Adams, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute
MASS MoCA ©
MASS MoCA
Williams College Museum of Art ©
Williams College Museum of Art

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