Explore the Berkshires:

Your Williamstown Adventure Starts Here

Unwind and discover at The Berkshire Valley Inn. Williamstown offers something for everyone, whether you crave a peaceful escape or an action-packed adventure. Use our place as your home base and explore the many activities and attractions nearby!

Immerse Yourself in Culture: Your Berkshires Arts & Entertainment Guide

Williamstown bursts with artistic energy! From world-class performances to stunning museums, here are some must-see cultural experiences:

Catch a Tony Award Winner: Witness theatrical magic at the Williamstown Theatre Festival (July & August).

A Feast for the Eyes: Explore masterpieces at the newly reopened Clark Art Institute, renowned for its Impressionist collection.

A Touch of History: See the original printing of America's founding documents at the Williams College Chapin Library of Rare Books (the only public display outside the National Archives!)

Lights, Camera, Action!: Experience cutting-edge productions at the '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, featuring collaborations between Williams and renowned artists.

Preserving the Past: Delve into art conservation at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, housed in a stunning Pritzker Prize-winning building.

Beyond Williamstown:

Hear the Music: Immerse yourself in classical music at Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Norman Rockwell's America: Step into the world of iconic illustrations at the Norman Rockwell Museum.

Stargazing Since 1793: Visit the Hopkins Observatory, the oldest operating observatory in the US (located on the Williams College campus).

Museums Galore:

Art for Everyone: Explore diverse collections at the Williams College Museum of Art, considered one of the finest college art museums.

Contemporary Edge: Discover cutting-edge art forms at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), a leading center for contemporary visual and performing arts.

A Look Back: Uncover local history at the North Adams Museum of History and Science.

Live Theatre:

A Vermont Gem: Experience professional theatre productions at the Oldcastle Theatre Company in Bennington.

Berkshire Stages: Catch a show at the Berkshire Theatre Group, the region's oldest theatre company (stages in Pittsfield & Stockbridge).

Dance Under the Stars: Witness world-class performances at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, America's longest-running international dance festival.

Day Trip Delights:

Explore New England Charm: Uncover regional history and art (including Grandma Moses paintings!) at the Bennington Museum.

A Historic Landmark: Hike to the Haystack Monument, commemorating the founding of an American missionary movement.

Unleash Your Inner Adventurer: Explore the Majestic Berkshires

Hit the Greens: Tee off at Taconic Golf Club, consistently ranked among the nation's top public courses.

High Ropes & Ziplines: Challenge yourself at Ramblewild, featuring thrilling aerial obstacle courses and ziplines.

Paddle Your Way to Fun: Rent stand-up paddleboards, canoes, or kayaks for a peaceful exploration of the Hoosic River.

Cast a Line: Experience world-class fly fishing in the Berkshires with expert guides from Berkshire Rivers Fly Fishing.

Hike the Highest Peak: Conquer Mount Greylock, Massachusetts' highest point, offering stunning views and hiking trails.

Hit the Slopes: Shred some powder at Jiminy Peak, the largest ski and snowboard resort in southern New England.

Cross-Country Paradise: Enjoy winter wonderlands at Prospect Mountain Nordic, Vermont's highest cross-country ski center.

Unwind in Nature: Explore miles of scenic trails at the Hopkins Memorial Forest. Perfect for hikers, joggers, and nature enthusiasts of all levels.

Connect with Nature: Join the Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation for events, hikes, and programs that promote conservation efforts.

Find Your Perfect Hike: Discover breathtaking vistas and peaceful walks with the Berkshires Natural Resources Council. Explore a variety of trails to suit your interests.

Enjoy the Town!




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We have a list of our favorite Berkshire restaurants, near and far. Breakfast, lunch and dinner locations galore, you can find everything in our in-room guide. We have a digital copy as well if you like to plan ahead and make reservations, just ask.



The Appalachian Trail crosses Mount Greylock at the highest point in the state. With rivers, ridges, and changes in elevation, the mountains offer habitats for many kinds of plants, animals, and birds.

We can lead you to close trails, for beginners and trails to break a sweat on. So many options within 25-60 minutes from us.

We are within 10-20 minutes of two great local courses, we also know a couple driving ranges and mini golf spots too

Shop til you drop! Antiques galore, local goods, clothing, vintage and more. From Williamstown to Lenox to North Adams, all within 40 minutes of us

Museums!!! We like to say we have some of the very best small exhibits. The Clark and MA Moca to Norman Rockwell museum and Hancock Shaker Village

Tanglewood - A MUST!!! If you're looking to take a trip back in time, Tanglewood will bring you there.

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2541 Hancock Rd.,

Williamstown, MA 01267

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