8 Reasons to Drive to the Berkshires
Set in the mountains of western Massachusetts, the Berkshires have long been an escape for city-dwellers from both NYC and Boston seeking respite from the grind of urban life. The region was hailed as an “Inland Newport” toward the end of the Gilded Age. The socialites may have moved on to warmer pastures this December (like Amalfi and St. Bart's) but there’s still fantastic skiing (once the snow starts falling), plenty of culture to see and numerous great restaurants to visit. Here are eight edible reasons to drive there this weekend.