Whether it’s a special celebration, a romantic getaway, or even a marriage proposal, there is simply no better place for romance than The Berkshires. This storied area is full of lovely architecture, impressive art, and incredibly scenic spots that can provide perfect backdrops for the most important moments of your love story. Here are five of our favorite romantic things to do that will enchant you in any season.
Hike to a Scenic Waterfall
From the spring blooms followed by mountain laurel to the rich colors of fall, you’ll find delight in the drive to the scenic Bash Bish Falls State Park. Once there, a lovely trail through the woods will lead you to these magnificent falls, plunging down a rocky ravine into a lovely pool. The highest of any single-drop waterfalls in Massachusetts, there are two ways to hike here to enjoy the incredible view.
Share a Treetop Adventure
Experience an exciting adventure as you climb, walk, and zip through the forest canopy on one of eight different trails, each color-coded for difficulty level from yellow to double black diamond to fit your adrenaline preference. The courses are spread over 17 acres with over 100 zip lines, logs, ladders, nets, rope bridges, and tunnels to take on together with their self-guided system using clip-on safety harnesses.
Savor a Romantic Dinner
There are countless options for delicious dining in and around Lenox, including the restaurants ranked most romantic in the entire state, The Portico and S/T at Wheatleigh. Whether you want the elegance of multi-course meal featuring innovative French cuisine served expertly by flawlessly European trained staff while enjoying breathtaking views of the beautiful Berkshire Mountains or prefer a more intimate ambiance of the sumptuous gastro bistro showcasing elevated comfort foods that are Simple and Tasty, you’ll find the perfect setting for romance here.
Take in a Concert
From classical, choirs and chamber music to top touring artists at Tanglewood, https://www.bso.org/Performance/Listing?brands=6427&searchKeywords=rock/pop/jazz the Berkshires offers lots of ways to enjoy live musical performances. You can also simply stop by the ever-popular Lion’s Den https://www.redlioninn.com/news/lions-den/, offering live music seven nights a week, or ask us about the many other local pubs and bars that showcase local performers in the area.
Enjoy Exhilarating Winter Sports
For an active winter escape for couples, nothing beats skiing in The Berkshires. From electrifying black diamond trails to gentle slopes ideal for beginners, there is the right ski adventure waiting for both experts and novices. You may also want to consider the many other winter activities the area offers including snow tubing, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing – all fun ways to enjoy the snow and the outdoors together.
No matter what you envision for your time together, The Berkshires offers something alluring and enticing in every season. For the most welcoming of romantic accommodations, Seven Hills Inn offers three distinctive settings to choose from at our Manor House, Carriage House, and Terrace House. Let our warm and friendly staff help you with planning all the details of your romantic stay with us.