Lenox is a small but vibrant town nestled in the heart of the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts, about 3 hours from New York City and 2.5 hours from Boston.
His rural beauty and major cultural attractions, including Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Shakespeare and Company’s new international campus, and Edith Wharton’s restored mansion, The Mount, attract thousands annually. Ventfort Hall Museum and the Historic Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum celebrate the Gilded Age of the 1890’s in Lenox. Lenox is your stepping-stone to the heart of the Berkshires with all that it has to offer – nature, culture, entertainment, relaxation, and fresh air. Centrally located in the region, Lenox is a great place to stay. Well known for its restaurants Lenox is at the center of the locally-grown food movement. Historic downtown Lenox is a pleasant, walking village with great shopping, restaurants, parks and municipal buildings.
In the summer months, the Town fills up quickly with vacationing families, second home-owners and Tanglewood visitors – reservations are a must! Many locals will tell you that the best time of the year is really the fall – late September into early November with peak foliage usually hovering mid-October. Lenox is spectacular in the fall.
Lenox is a festival town – the Apple Squeeze in fall, the Tub Parade and Gilded Age Weekend, The Caroling Festival at holiday -time, and many other craft fairs, parades and events make it a lively town year-round. Lenox truly is “For All Seasons”! Lenox is a destination that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors a year. Whether it’s your first visit or fiftieth, you’ll find many reasons to return again and again.