Lenox MA is a quaint town in Berkshire County boasting plenty of things to do and beautiful sights to see. The town was first settled in the mid 1700s and so has a long, interesting history -- in fact, an inn was the first thing opened by settlers, so Lenox was always destined to be a vacation destination. Nowadays, the town is mostly an art community, complete with friendly locals and an abundance of nature.
Lenox is a very popular vacation destination as there's simply so much to do here. Make the most of the artsy vibes in the town and visit a museum or gallery to soak up the local culture. The top museums in Lenox are Edith Wharton’s Home Museum and the Ventfort Hall Mansion where historical landmarks tell the story of Lenox and Massachusetts. Other museums around the town focus on art and display local artists' work.
Elsewhere, the Berkshire Colonial Theatre is a beautiful building where visitors can attend performances and take designated tours to learn more about the productions.
On warm days, head to the picturesque nature spots in Lenox. Pleasant Valley Sanctuary is run by MaSS Moca and is an excellent spot for hiking, plus there are many animals living in the sanctuary.
If you're visiting Lenox in winter time, Kennedy Park is a must-see. Known for its array of winter sports, the park has a ski area and also the option to go snow shoeing in the woods. Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is another excellent place for skiing and snowboarding, boasting slopes and classes for beginnners. Moreover, it's a four-seasons resort and offers programs all year-round.
The best area to stay in Lenox is close to October Mountain State Forest where there are vacation houses with amazing mountain views. Restaurants, cafes, bars and other amenities are also within walking distance. Vacation home rentals in Lenox cater to a variety of needs: from cozy log cabins to big houses, you're sure to find a home away from home here. Most vacation rentals also feature full kitchens, large living rooms, dining areas, and multiple bathrooms.
The best time to visit Lenox is in July when the weather is warm and there is little chance of rain. From May until September the average temperature is 70 degrees, while July can peak at 79 degrees. December to June has around three inches of rainfall per month, and winter sees snowfall of 1.4 inches.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lenox. The warmest months in Lenox are June and July, when temperatures reach 93 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -4 ˚F. The wettest month in Lenox is April with 5.15 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 1.29 inches of rain.
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Pick the perfect vacation rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. AllTheRooms has 539 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay while you enjoy Lenox, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Lenox is available at $40 per night. A typical accommodation in Lenox costs on average $342 per night.
Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Lenox can choose from 225 places to stay that provide WiFi. 104 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 6 accommodations that have gyms. If you are driving to Lenox, you'll want to pick from 230 places to stay that provide parking. We track 62 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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