Inspiring Spring

Purple Trillium native wildflower

Flowers in bloom, peeping frogs, and new art… These are just a few springtime joys in the northern Berkshires.

Let our welcoming towns, mountains, and forest trails awaken your senses. Treat yourself to delectable specialties at a local restaurants.  Let artworks inspire, provoke, and engage.

Hotels and inns offer comfortable settings from which to stage your visit.

The Porches Inn

When you’re ready for some forest immersion, check out our hiking maps and resources to plan your routes.

View from Haley Farm Trail

Enjoy gentle hikes on well-marked trails or follow the sounds of spring peepers to their private vernal pools in the woods. You might spy a frog or a spotted salamander!

Spotted Salamander

Back in our charming towns, enjoy garden flowers and local shopping.

When you’re ready to step indoors for a while, acquaint yourself with masterpieces of European and American art at The Clark Art Institute.

The Clark Art Institute

On Stone Hill at the Clark, you can stroll pastoral fields and blossoming forests plus the Clark’s first outdoor sculpture exhibition.

One of several Ground/work installations

Consider thought-provoking and engaging installations at MASS MoCA with ample indoor spaces for families, couples, and individuals to roam and explore.


To refuel, treat yourself at one of the many northern Berkshire restaurants serving locally sourced and crafted food and spirits.

Mezze Bistro+Bar

As the sun sets you can cozy up indoors or relax outdoors. 

The Williams Inn

Listen to a ground-breaking audio play by the award-winning Williamstown Theatre Festival or read engaging fiction, poetry, and prose by local authors.


Unfurl your mind with the joys of spring in the northern Berkshire mountains. 

Curate your Northern Berkshire Spring and Summer experiences now.


What’s it like to visit during the Coronavirus pandemic? Learn more here.

Finch asks, “Are you wearing your face mask?”

Thanks to Leslie Morgenthal for several of the outdoors photographs.