Berkshires Visitors Bureau
American Bus Association
The Way to Happiness

Berkshire Cotttages Tour

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One Day Tour: May-Oct 2016 & 2017

55.00 per person

Package Includes

  • Berkshire Cottages Narrated Driving Tour
  • Lunch at a Berkshire Cottage Mansion
  • Naumkeag Mansion Tour
  • All Taxes and Gratuities


BERKSHIRE COTTAGES TOUR driving tour of the mansions. Explore the era of the “Gilded Age”. The Berkshires are known as the Inland Newport and display mansions built during the turn of the century before the days of income tax. These estates, also called cottages, were the homes of Andrew Carnegie, Harley Procter of Procter and Gamble Co., George Westinghouse, the Vanderbilt’s and many others. You will also have a tour of TANGLEWOOD and STOCKBRIDGE MAIN STREET where Norman Rockwell lived and worked. LUNCH is at a BERKSHIRE COTTAGE MANSION. Spend the afternoon at NAUMKEAG. This twenty six room Norman style mansion was the home of Ambassador Joseph Hodges Choate. The extensive gardens were designed with help of Fletcher Steele.