Enjoy the peaceful beauty of the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Oak N' Spruce Resort, located at the foot of Beartown State Forest. The resort has an 18 hole miniature golf course, outdoor basketball court, two indoor and one outdoor pool, and a full service Health Club including tanning facilities. If you like this area, try Ponds at Foxhollow. The nearby town of Stockbridge is home to the Norman Rockwell and Chesterwood Museums. During summer enjoy Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow and many other theater festivals. In winter, enjoy cross-country skiing at nearby facilities and downhill-skiing at Butternut Basin, Catamount, or Jiminy Peak ski areas.
Looking for something to do-just five miles west of Pittsfield you will find the Hancock Shaker Village featuring a 200-year-old Shaker site complete with buildings, artifacts, crafts, gardens and farm animals. In Stockbridge, visit the home of the first missionary to the Native Americans, Reverend Sergeant, circa 1739. The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge features the largest Rockwell collection in the world. If you are looking for somehting more athletic, visit the Appalachian Trail with 80 miles of trails in Massachusetts; The Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, The Tolland State Forest - for boating, hiking, fishing, camping, swimming and snowmobiling; Jiminy Peak, near New Ashford, offers full ski touring and an Alpine center with ski rentals and instruction.