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Great Barrington Travel Guide

Visitors come to Great Barrington all year round, with everything from skiing and hiking to art museums and shopping opportunities. Great Barrington is a town that is found in Berkshire County, Massachusetts and is known as one of the best small towns in the United States. Skiing is particularly popular, with Ski Butternut being popular in the winter. Antique shopping is big in Great Barrington and there is even a huge Antiques Center in the town. When it comes to dining, foodies will not be disappointed -- there is everything from sweat treats to cheap seats to fine dining experiences.

Things to Do in Great Barrington

One of the best places to go hiking in Great Barrington is at Monument Mountain. Visitors can explore the trails, as well as enjoy views of the Housatonic River Valley from up above. Hikers can also enjoy the Housatonic River Walk alongside the river. At Lake Mansfield there is the opportunity to relax and enjoy the town's beachy area. There are life guards here in peak season, making it a great opportunity to go swimming. In the winter, Ski Butternut Resort attracts active vacationers. It is found in the Warner Mountain and is home to lots of fun trails and ski lifts, as well as a tubing area.

Best Time to Visit Great Barrington

The summer time is the best time in Great Barrington for hiking. The winter offers the best opportunity for skiing.

Price and Availability Index in Great Barrington

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Great Barrington is in July, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Great Barrington is in the high season in August. Great Barrington has its low season in April, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Great Barrington tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Great Barrington tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Great Barrington

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Great Barrington. The hottest month in Great Barrington is August, when temperatures peak at 89 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -6 ˚F. The wettest month in Great Barrington is May with 6.8 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.41 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Great Barrington

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 396 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Great Barrington ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Great Barrington is available at $10 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $319 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Great Barrington can pick from 239 places to stay that provide WiFi. 28 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 18 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Great Barrington by car, be sure to choose from 234 accommodations that provide parking. 24 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 78 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Great Barrington AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 7 providers, including 164 places to stay from Airbnb, 40 accommodations from VRBO and 40 places to stay from Homeaway.

271 of our places to stay in Great Barrington have been rated by previous guests. They rated 69% as excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 78 places to stay right now.

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