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.
Browse places to stay from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, Bed and Breakfast, Priceline and many more at AllTheRooms.com. Lenox has 534 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those wanting to save money, the lowest priced place to stay in Lenox is just $30 a night. An average rental in Lenox costs on average $343 per night.
If you have to have an internet connection during your time in Lenox, then you can choose from over 199 accommodations that have WiFi internet. 81 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 11 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Lenox by car, be sure to choose from 189 accommodations that provide parking. 36 vacation rentals have a a pool or jacuzzi
If you're traveling with your best friend, then make sure to choose one of the 24 pet-friendly accommodations available.
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