The Berkshires, Massachusetts | Summer 2015 Issue | The Berkshires

We are excited to feature The Berkshires, Massachusetts, in our Summer 2015 issue of RTX Traveler Magazine. We hope that you enjoy the articles about this New England destination and that it inspires you to plan your next RTX exchange vacation to The Berkshires. RTX members, contact a Travel Consultant to book your exchange to The Berkshires in Massachusetts today!

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A gorgeous mountain escape, The Berkshires is a paradise for outdoor lovers any time of year. Seven ski areas offer some of the best slopes in the northeast, including the largest ski resort in southern New England. Spring brings ideal weather to explore the mountain trails, rivers and waterfalls. Music fills the air throughout the summer months with concerts, plays and other performances. Autumn colors blanket the hills and provide stunning scenery for visitors. Throughout the year, area museums provide cultural and educational experiences, while farm-to-table dining using fresh local ingredients is always within reach at area restaurants.

RTX members who want to make The Berkshires your next exchange vacation or getaway, contact RTX today at 888-988-4RTX or log in to your account at www.rtx.travel.

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The Berkshires

The Berkshires

In the Berkshires you’ll find the cultural richness of a major metropolitan area coupled with spectacular scenic beauty and the relaxed pace of the country. Opportunities abound for recreation during all four seasons, including hiking, biking, downhill and cross-country skiing, fishing and golf.

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Ski The Berkshires

Ski The Berkshires

With seven resorts and seven cross country ski areas within an hour drive of each other, the Berkshires offer some of the best skiing in the Northeast. Best off all the fun does not stop in the summer.

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Restaurants in The Berkshires

Restaurants in The Berkshires

We are excited to feature The Berkshires, Massachusetts, in our Summer 2015 issue of RTX Traveler Magazine. We hope that you enjoy the articles about this New England destination and that it inspires you to plan your next RTX exchange vacation to The Berkshires. RTX members, contact a Travel Consultant to book your exchange to The Berkshires in Massachusetts today! […]

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Farm-To-Table | Berkshire Farm & Table Taste Trails

Farm-To-Table | Berkshire Farm & Table Taste Trails

Explore the farms and restaurants of the region and uncover a new level of flavor and freshness. More than ever, it’s important to know where the food on your plate comes from. The good news for all you foodies out there is that the Berkshires in Massachusetts boast some truly outstanding farm-to-table restaurants. Supplying those restaurants are the locally owned and operated specialty farms that raise and produce everything from beef, pork and chicken to a variety of cheeses and vegetables.

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Get Cultured | Berkshires Museums

Get Cultured | Berkshires Museums

The Berkshires are home to more than 10 world-class visual and performing arts museums that rival those in major metropolitan areas. With expansive collections and cutting edge art, the museums of the Berkshires are an outstanding resource for both residents and visitors. A broad range of art is accessible, from MASS MoCA’s ultra-contemporary offerings to the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute’s collection of classical masterworks to the famous illustrations of Americana at the Norman Rockwell Museum.

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Tanglewood Institute | Summer Under the Stars

Tanglewood Institute | Summer Under the Stars

Located in Lenox, Tanglewood has been the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) since 1937 and also serves as the campus for the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. The beautiful 210-acre campus includes two concert venues and hosts a variety of musical festivals, concerts and special events throughout the summer, drawing in more than 350,000 visitors each year.

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Charcuterie Plate

Charcuterie Plate

Small independent farms dot the landscape in the Berkshires, providing the region with a large selection of cheeses, cured meats and fresh vegetables. A charcuterie plate is a staple at most regional restaurants as it allows the quality of the locally sourced ingredients to take center stage. While it may not be possible for you to acquire fresh products from the Berkshires where you live, these days a specialty food store or local farmers market is just around the corner from most of us, offering a great chance to taste the flavors of your own region.

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