Pittsfield Journals

Summer Fun in the Berkshires

An August 2002 trip to Pittsfield by DCR

Quote: A great place for a family vacation. Beautiful scenery, tons of activities, very relaxing place to be

Summer Fun in the Berkshires

Overview

Quote:
Swimming, hiking (at the resort & nearby Mount Greylock), alpine slide, rock climbing wall, laser trap, mini golf, trout fishing, mountain biking

Quick Tips:

Don't miss hiking portions of the Apalachian trail to the top of Mount Greylock - highest peak in Massachusetts

Best Way To Get Around:

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Jiminy Peak is a great place for a family vacation Winter or Summer. The Summer brings warm days but not too hot as you are in the mountains. The mountain is easy to hike & the views of the Berkshire Mountains are superb; especially the views north to the Mount Greylock range. This mountain is only 20 minutes away & there are tons of trails for all levels (including the Appalachian trail) on the mountain. There is plenty to do with the kids at the resort, with a fully stocked trout pond, a rock climbing wall, a 4 station euro bungee, laser trap shooting, mini golf & the alpine slide which is a blast - safe & fun for kids & adults. There are several pools on property that are n...Read More

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DCR

DCR
Franklin Lakes , New Jersey

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