By: Tracyn Thayer and Esther Lee
Covering the western end of Massachusetts, Berkshire County changes dramatically, from the high mountains and isolated valleys in the north to the hilly forests and farmland of the area along the Connecticut border. Tell the kids to keep an eye out for the carved wooden Indians that “guard” the tourist shops along the Mohawk Trail. Williamstown, known for Williams College and its world-class art museums, is a classic New England village of white churches and clapboard houses along the edges of the town green. To the southeast is Mt. Greylock, the state’s highest mountain, part of a huge park full of hiking trails of varying difficulties, as well as waterfalls, fishing areas, and...
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