What You Need to Know About Weekend Getaways From Boston

Weekend Getaways From BostonKnown for its role in American history, iconic sports teams, and residents with very distinct accents, Boston is a charming city to reside in. With so much to see and do, how could you ever want to leave? However, if you’re like us, the fast pace of big city living can take its toll after a while. If you find yourself in need of weekend getaways from Boston, we invite you to the Gateways Inn and Restaurant in Lenox, MA!  Visitors can experience much-needed peace, quiet, and relaxation while still having an abundance of dining, entertainment, and recreation opportunities. Whether you’re planning weekend getaways from Boston in winter or any other time of year, we guarantee your Berkshires getaway will be the vacation of your dreams.

Find more recommendations for your weekend getaways from Boston by downloading your free copy of our Vacation Guide to the Berkshires! It’s filled with all the best things to see and do including local entertainment, dining, shopping, and more.

How to Plan Weekend Getaways From Boston

  1. Go Sightseeing

From rolling hills covered in lush forests to vast meadows full of flowers, the landscape of the Berkshires is an antidote for the concrete sidewalks of Boston. In the fall, guests can experience crisp air and colorful foliage that’s perfect for leaf-peeping. Or, if you’re visiting in the summertime, spend the day at Pittsfield State Forest where you’ll see abundant wildlife, sprawling vistas, and winding hiking trails that are just waiting to be explored. To see the beauty of the Berkshires from a bird’s-eye view, take a hot air balloon ride with Worthington Ballooning for a once-in-a-lifetime experience you’ll never forget!

  1. Visit Downtown Lenox, MA

Situated in the heart of the Berkshires, Downtown Lenox, MA is full of fantastic things to do for fun weekend getaways in New England. From antique shops and galleries to theaters and restaurants, you can fill your weekend with tons of fun and relaxing activities. If you’re a history buff, check out some of the town’s many fascinating museums like Ventfort Hall or the home of Edith Wharton. Or, spend an evening at Shakespeare & Company where you can enjoy world-class theater productions presented by some of the most talented actors and performers in the area. The options for a full day of fun are nearly limitless!

  1. Indulge in Quality Time Together

The Berkshires offer tons of opportunities for romance and is an ideal destination for weekend getaways in New England for couples. The two of you can enjoy being pampered with a couple’s massage at a Lenox spa, or stroll through a vineyard with a glass of wine on the Hudson-Berkshire beverage trail. When it’s time for dinner, head over to the restaurant at the Gateways Inn and indulge with a romantic meal in an intimate atmosphere. Our seasonal menu offers dishes prepared with the finest ingredients available. Our award-winning wine list also features vino from Italy, France, Israel, and Chile. Cheers!

Book Your Weekend Getaways From Boston With Us Today!

Edible Mushrooms in MassachusettsEscape from your day-to-day schedule and enjoy a Berkshires getaway in our elegant bed and breakfast in Lenox, MA. This Procter mansion turned inn is the perfect alternative to other local hotels and provides you with all the modern amenities you desire. Guests will also be able to dine at our on-site award-winning restaurant and enjoy live entertainment in the cozy lounge. The lounge and bar are open primarily on weekends from September to June, so be sure to check our website for more details and to find who will be performing during your visit! Ready for the vacation of your dreams?

Find your favorite room with us today! We can’t wait to welcome you to the Berkshires soon!

For more information on planning weekend trips from Boston,
download our free Berkshires vacation guide.