People who come to the Berkshires and also us who live here have spoken and Tripadvisor gave their stamp of approval and awarded six destinations here in the Berkshires making them the must-visit places for 2022.
Tripadvisor reviews what travelers write about the different places they’ve visited. The best receive the Travelers Choice Award. Tripadvisor awards Travellers’ Choice awards to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn excellent reviews from travelers and are ranked in the top 10% on Tripadvisor.
Here in the Berkshires for 2022, the best places to visit, if you haven’t already, are all different.
In random order we started, we have the top six that received Travelers Top Pick honors and they are:
Hancock Shaker Village.
Everyone loves the baby animals, the live music throughout the summer, and the tours they take. Their country fair takes place this month on September 24 and 25. We were there last year, it was so much fun!
The Norman Rockwell Museum.
I love the covers of the old “Saturday Evening Post”, check this out, this museum has the largest and most important collection of Rockwell drawings and paintings in the world.
A renovated ninth-century factory campus, MASS MoCA has the distinction of being the nation’s largest center for contemporary visual and performing arts. Open all year round with a full program of live events and temporary exhibitions.
The Clark Institute.
It started in 1950 as the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, it was a permanent home for Sterling and Francine Clark’s private art collection. It is now a beautiful museum inside and out. You will see many great painters on the walls and other forms of exhibits in the museum.
Edith Wharton House. The mountain. This is a historic house museum and a vibrant cultural center, wander around this magnificent house and its breathtaking grounds.
You’ll see Gilded Age style and splendor in this wonderful estate, renowned for its elegant gardens and rare Berkshire Cottage. During the holidays they put on light shows for all ages. they’ll bring back the lighted Halloween pumpkins at the start of their fall season.