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Stories and Tips Hancock

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Ioka Farm--Fun for Everyone (Except the Old Lady)

Written by berky on 19 Aug, 2010

Ioka Farm is not too far from Wyndham Bentley Brooke and a great place if you have younger children. We were a little perturbed to find that the most expensive admission was for kids at $7.50 and when we said our grandson was 2 years…Read More


Easter Vacation

Written by MelodyClark on 24 Jun, 2004

My husband, son and I spent a very nice week in the Berkshires. We were there in April, so it was past the skiing season and was very quiet. The resort we stayed in was Vacation Village in the Berkshires. The accommodations…Read More


If you're bored in Hancock, it's your own fault.

Written by kmclark on 07 Aug, 2003

Just beyond Jiminy Peak ski area is a lovely Vacation Village nestled comfortably and cooperating with the hills of Western Massachusetts. We were in a "sleep 4" unit which was so new, clean and well-decorated. Irene wanted to move in for…Read More


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Chocolatier

Written by Cantin2 on 08 Oct, 2005

The Lenox Shops shopping area does not look especially inviting from the road - but we were searching for Internet access. We drove through and instead found Chocolatier. This small shop makes all their desserts and chocolate. They promote their venue with a saying such…Read More


Fall colors in Hancock

Written by CJohnsto on 19 Dec, 2003

We had the best time viewing a new location to each of us. Our hope was to see the "fall colors", and we did get to see them. They were not as colorful as we expected, but beautiful just the same. We found people…Read More


Breakfast Survey

Written by JeffQuest on 07 Sep, 2004

On Thursday, we were invited to a 9:30 "Breakfast and Survey" for the Vacation Village at Zucchini’s Restaurant. It was supposed to be a quick thing. We met with Tracy at the Clubhouse and told her what kind of room we were staying…Read More


Skiing At Jiminy

Written by DCR on 12 Nov, 2002

Jiminy feels like a bigger mountain than it actually is. With 1200 feet of vertical and plenty of variety, you will not get bored too fast. It is certainly the biggest and most challenging of all the Berksire ski centers, and has enough to challenge…Read More


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Shelburne Falls Village

Written by JoansDream on 10 Jul, 2005

A drive of about 1¼ hours brings you to Shelburne Falls and the "Bridge of Flowers." Directions: Rt. 7 N to Williamstown. Rt. 2 E to Shelburne Falls. This is a delightful village with some great shops (check out Bald Mountain Pottery) and small restaurants, and, of…Read More


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Berkshire Botanical Gardens

Written by berky on 19 Aug, 2010

Our visit to the Berkshires was in the late summer, so gardens typically are not at their most spectacular, however, when traveling with children, it is never a bad idea to take them someplace where they can stretch their legs. Once we paid our $24…Read More


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St. Ann’s Church in Lenox

Written by berky on 19 Aug, 2010

Rarely would I consider a church as an attraction, but this particular one in Lenox is worth a short visit. Torn down in 1908 and rebuilt from 1910 to 1912 at a cost of $100,000 it is truly beautiful. The stained glass windows are intricate…Read More


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