Black Swan Inn, an Ascend Collection Hotel
435 Laurel Street
Lee, MA 01238
Phone: (413) 243-2700
Fax: (413) 637-0798
Take a child, and yourself, for a hiking experience of a lifetime! Your child is safe on the trails with a gentle Llama, a gentle and woolly companion known for its protective nature towards children. Children as young as two can lead the llamas on walks. The unique personalities of Primera, Magic, Picasso, and The Equalizer emerge on the trails. Watch it, Equalizer likes to smooch his hiking companions on the cheek. Join the fun, and introduce your child to these heart-warming, handsome llamas at Hawkmeadow Guest Farm.
These courts offer a chance for tennis enthusiasts to enjoy a few games when the mood strikes.
This equestrian center provides horseback riding lessons, many trails an indoor/outdoor arena and boarding.
Offers horseback riding lessons for groups, single, pony rides, trail rides, and parties are also available.
A National natural landmark, this picturesque spot affords wonderful scenes of nature on over three hundred acres that include a natural rock garden with a great diversity of varieties of ferns and wild flowers, as well as many opportunities to hike throughout the area on over five miles of walking trails.
Handmade wreaths and decorations are on display and for sale at the Berkshire Botanical Garden. There are also many seasonal events where plants, herbs, crafts and other gifts available. There is no cost to attend the events; however, there is an admission fee to see the garden. Berkshire Botanical Garden features a gift shop and numerous educational activities throughout the year.
Equestrians of all ages and levels will enjoy horseback riding through a golden autumn quiet in the peaceful valley of Undermountain Farm. The farm, located 1.5 miles from the main Tanglewood entrance and one mile from the town of Lenox, offers a protective indoor riding arena or opportunities to enjoy the beauty of the Berkshires while galloping through wood and glen in guided individual or group rides. Stables of 150 acres of pastures and fields are on this Victorian farm.
This wildlife sanctuary provides an educational center and nature trails where one may quietly walk and enjoy the natural scenery and perhaps see some of the protected wildlife of the region; the sanctuary is especially known for its large beaver population, and one will be able to see the dens, lodges and dams that have been constructed by these industrious aquatic mammals.
A full range of fun golfing activities are offered at this facility.
Bousquet Ski Area & Family Fun Center is a regional amusement and recreation facility for all seasons. Come to use the water slide, summer camp, go-karts, pool, rock climbing and chairlifts in the summer, while in the winter you can enjoy skiing, snowboarding or snowtubing. You can also have your next banquet, birthday party or event catered.
One of Great Barrington’s most popular ski resorts is Ski Butternut, boasting 22 trails, inclusive of 10 ski lifts, a tubing area, two terrain parks and a ski school. It was opened in 1936. With modest price ranges, it is one of the most affordable family ski areas on East Mountain and accounts for a huge 110-acre (44.5-hectare) space for skiing. There are varied amenities for lodging along with great dining and spas packages. Skiing lessons are also available for people of all ages and skill levels.
This country club features an eighteen-hole semi-private golf course, with a fully stocked pro shop, a driving range, and golf lessons, with PGA professional Marc Levesque, are provided by appointment; public tee times are available up to seven days in advance, at this scenic course that is surrounded by rolling hills, meandering streams, and beautiful views.