Berkshires Overnight at Red Lion Inn: Norman Rockwell, Chesterwood & Naumkeag Mansion
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About The Event
Quick weekend getaway to enjoy the beautiful autumn foliage in the Berkshires while immerse yourself in the arts Stockbridge has to offer.
Day 1: Depart from Whole Foods Paramus 8:30 am. 1st stop (11:30am): Norman Rockwell Studio and Museum, Stockbridge, MA:
Group will take early lunch then join the guided museum tour; free time on the museum ground until 3pm.
Transfer to the iconic Red Lion Inn, check-in and meet at the hotel lobby for a downtown walking tour (see how many buildings in real live you can spot form Rockwell's paintings!) and explore dining options (own expense). After dinner, enjoy live entertainment at the Lion's Den.
Day 2: Choose your own breakfast preferences (own expense), either at the hotel courtyard or rustic diners nearby. Bus departs at 10:00 for Chesterwood, home of sculptor Daniel Chester French, for a one hour-long private guided tour. Light lunch (own expense) at Museum Cafe before heading to our second stop: Naumkeag Gilded Mansion & Garden for another educational tour by museum historian.
Bonus stop on our way home: visit the Harney and Sons Tea Shop for a short afternoon break. (complimentary tea tasting, one cup per person)
$348 per person (based on double occupancy)
Solo room supplement: add $145.
Included: RT bus, tips to driver, all museum admissions and tours, overnight accommodation at the Red Lion Inn.