With a full four-season calendar of events and activities, there are plenty of things to do near Devonfield Inn in Lee, MA. Let us be your hotel concierge and share some of our favorite activities and places to visit.
Top Things to Do near Lenox, MA
Best Activities in the Berkshires
In addition to the highly popular attractions of Jacob’s Pillow Dance and Tanglewood, the breadth of activities offered in the area is overwhelming and unlike any other location. Upscale shops offer local arts and crafts, specialty stores, antiques and galleries. The Berkshire Botanical Gardens and Edith Wharton – The Mount Estate and Gardens are a few exceptional places to tour for gardening enthusiasts. First-class museums include the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Clark Art Museum, Hancock Shaker Village and Mass MoCA. The performing arts offerings are so abundant you cannot go without an opportunity to attend a concert or theatrical presentation at any time throughout the year. Devonfield Inn is located near the heart of the village of Lee and is nestled between Lenox and Stockbridge. The central location of our Lee, MA bed and breakfast, makes us easily accessible to all that the Berkshires has to offer.
- After the cold wintry season, spring bursts with the vibrants colors of the blossoming trees and flowers. Walking through the gardens seeing all the new growth brings a delightful sense of renewing and well-being.
- In the summer, outdoor adventures await — hiking and biking the vast array of paths and trails, paddling out on a mountain lake in a kayak, canoe, or on an SUP, or you may prefer to get on the green for a round of golf.
- Autumn leaf-peepers won’t want to miss peak foliage season as the leaves on the maple trees transition to spectacular shades of orange and red.
- During the winter, skiers will be sure to check out the fresh powder at Butternut or Jiminy Peak Ski Resorts.
Whatever your interest, the Berkshires is a 4-season destination and has something to satisfy your passion.
Best Area Dining Options
From casual dining to fine French cuisine, explore the top Lenox area restaurants.
- Morgan House – Lee, MA
Casual dining with great food and service, with live music on Friday nights
- Chez Nous – Lee, MA
Fine French Cuisine in a Bistro-like environment
- Park 51 – Lee, MA
A fresh spin on great tavern food
- Salmon Run Fish House – Lee, MA
Serving the area’s freshest seafood
- Frankie’s – Lenox, MA
Fine dining for outstanding Italian cuisine
- Alta Restaurant & Wine Bar -Lenox, MA
An American restaurant with a Mediterranean flair
- Red Lion Inn – Stockbridge, MA
Offering 5 diverse formal and casual eatery options
- Barrington Brewery – Great Barrington, MA
Stand-out BBQ with a wide selection of beers and a terrific Chocolate Stout Cake
There are so many fun things to do from golfing to hiking and biking to activities on the water.
- Top Outdoor Activities In The Berkshires
- 5 Must-See State Forests In Massachusetts
- Top Water Activities In The Berkshires
- Best Easy-To-Moderate Hikes In The Berkshires
- Mountain Biking Trails In The Berkshires
Greenock Country Club
Features a 9-hole golf course plus 2 clay tennis courts. Open seven days a week. Learn more about the best golf courses near Lee, MA.
A multi-use area for hikers, skiers, dogs, mountain bikers and horses.
Mount Everett State Reservation
Hiking, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, cross-country skiing, as well as non-motorized boating. Learn more about hiking in Mount Everett State Reservation.
Mountain State Forest
Home to the famed Appalachian Trail, this expansive forest offers hiking, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, mountain biking & off-road vehicles.
Beartown State Forest
This 12,000-acre forest is the perfect place to visit no matter the season. Swim, boat, or fish in Benedict Pond. In the winter, you can cross-country ski and snowmobile.
Pittsfield State Forest
This 11,000-acre forest includes Berry Pond & 30 miles of trails. Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, or exploring the mountain range to Berry Pond, it’s the perfect outdoor adventure. Here is your guide to Pittsfield State Forest.
Whether it is winter skiing or summer gardens, explore the best local attractions throughout the seasons.
Enjoy a day skiing, snowshoeing or tubing and then come back to Devonfield Inn to relax (Ski slopes are just 15 minutes away)
Explore our beautiful botanical gardens.
Fun in the Fall
Come enjoy the fall foliage and so much more!
Inn for the Holidays
Celebrate the holidays in the Berkshires.
- Norman Rockwell Christmas
Bringing famous paintings to motion.
- Holiday House Tours
Visit the most festively decorated homes.
- Holiday Theatre
A Christmas Carol & It’s a Wonderful Life on stage.
- Festival of Trees
Berkshire Museum’s indoor forest of whimsical trees.
- Lenox Holiday Tree Lighting
Kick off the season in Lilac Park.
Tanglewood & Festivals
Top Area Concerts & Festivals in Tanglewood
The performing arts offerings are so abundant, you must plan on attending!
Enjoy outdoor summer concerts. Tanglewood is the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Featured artists have included James Taylor, Harry Connick Jr, Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton, and Audra McDonald
- Berkshire Botanical Garden Harvest Festival
Over 130 craft & food vendors plus family & farm activities.
- Berkshire International Film Festival
A world-class film festival celebrating the best of independent, feature, documentary & short films.
- Lenox Apple Squeeze
Local shops, restaurant, artisans, musicians, performers & more celebrate the apple harvest with a fun & free street festival.
- Festival of Trees at the Berkshire Museum
Annual Holiday event features 100+ creatively decorated trees displayed throughout the galleries. Runs mid-November through New Year’s Eve.
Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture in the Berkshires
First-class museums to world-class theater companies, the Berkshires has it all.
- Jacob’s Pillow
The organization is known for the oldest internationally acclaimed summer dance festival in the United States.
- Norman Rockwell Museum
Rockwell’s original paintings, his studio (open seasonally), also offering changing American Illustration exhibitions. Museum is open year-round. Here are our 7 reasons to visit the Norman Rockwell Museum.
- Clark Art Institute
Enjoy exceptional art and architecture in an unparalleled setting. European, American, British, Old Master paintings, walking trails, café and gift shop.
- Shakespeare & Company
A vibrant summer performance season featuring the works of Shakespeare in repertory with classic and contemporary plays.
- Berkshire Theatre Festival
Oversees the development, production and presentation of theatre, music and the performing arts on multiple stages.
- Williamstown Theatre Festival
Tony Award-winning theatre offers performances each summer featuring the finest American actors.
- Whitney Center for the Arts
Stage productions and readings; classical concerts and much more.
- Berkshire Art Gallery
Museum-quality 19th and 20th century American, European and Contemporary Art. Open Sat & Sun, noon-5 pm or by appointment or chance. Open all year.
The Boston Symphony orchestra makes its summer home at Tanglewood. Learn more about the history of Tanglewood when you click the link.