Black Swan Inn, an Ascend Collection Hotel
435 Laurel Street
Lee, MA 01238
Phone: (413) 243-2700
Fax: (413) 637-0798
Located 120 miles west of Boston and 45 miles from Albany, Lee Premium Outlets offers upscale outlet shopping with an impressive collection of 60 designer and name brand outlet stores. Stores include Aeropostale, Banana Republic, Calvin, Klein, Eddie Bauer, Coach, Gap, Harry & David, Lindt, Pepperidge Farm, Zales, Timberland and many more. Store hours may vary, so please visit the website for more information.
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.
Located on Pleasant Street, in downtown area of Housatonic, The Housie Market is a much-awaited coffee place. Owned and operated by Amy Hagerty, the charming neighborhood meeting spot, offers a great range of classic baked goodies, sandwiches and classic American comfort food. The menu here also includes unique signatures such as the Diamond in the Rough muffin, peanut butter and kimchi sandwich. There's a complementing range of coffees, teas and other beverages to go with the offerings served here, all in all, a great place to hang out and enjoy some locally prepared delights.
Located on Bartel Road in Ghent, Grazin' Angus Acres offers fresh, pasture-fed meats and animal products like beef, chicken, pork and such. Owing to the humane practices they employ, they are Animal Welfare approved. Known best for Angus beef, Grazin' Angus also offers hot dogs, brisket, a wide variety of steaks and much more. Check their website for a list of their offerings.