The Berkshires is steeped in tradition, from its role in the founding of our country to the modern and contemporary arts. Art museums, live theater, dance festivals, movie festivals, educational centers and some of the world’s finest musicians can all be found a short driving distance of Eastover.
The Berkshires offer rich cultural attractions and is one of the major cultural centers in the country. But that’s not all there is to experience. Whether hiking the Appalachian Trail – within walking distance of Eastover – or exploring the numerous state parks, golfing, skiing, biking along country roads, boating, swimming, fishing or just relaxing… the Berkshires is the premier destination spot year round!
Make time for shopping and antiquing too: antique stores and specialty shops – offering everything from local crafts to paintings to pottery and guitars – can be found in every town, and the Lee Premium Outlets is home to 60 stores, from Ann Taylor and Banana Republic to LaCoste, Ralph Lauren and Talbots.
And don’t forget about the kids! Water parks, white water rafting, zip lines… or enroll them in one of the region's many summer camps for an experience that can influence a lifetime.
A crossroads of culture, the Berkshires attracts chefs and restaurateurs who are artists in their own right. Berkshire County's restaurants feature a variety of American and international flavors, including Chinese, Continental, French, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Mexican and Thai. Many of the Berkshires' restaurants are award winning, and all provide a unique dining experience.
Many other retreats in area of Berkshires: Retreat Finder: Spiritual and Healing Retreats and Retreat Centers
Eastover is conveniently located to all of these great attractions and venues. We are only eight minutes from Tanglewood Music Center, 12 minutes to the town of Stockbridge (home of the Norman Rockwell Museum), 20 minutes from Great Barrington (Smithsonian Magazine rated it the best small town in America), 10 minutes from Shakespeare & Company, and 25 minutes from Jacobs Pillow Dance. Just check out the links under "Berkshire Area" for more detailed information!