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should we make Lenox or Great Barrington our home base

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should we make Lenox or Great Barrington our home base

We are coming for three nights over the Fourth. We like to hike during the day and wander the town and have dinner in a restaurant each night... maybe hit up Tanglewood. Which town is best? Does it matter?

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1. Re: should we make Lenox or Great Barrington our home base

For THIS fourth, you'll have to see where you can get accommodations.

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2. Re: should we make Lenox or Great Barrington our home base

Of course... I happen to have reservations in both places(long story-- my husband and I each made one).... will cancel one later today.

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Both towns are nice, but I'd pick Lenox. If is closer to Tanglewood which is sold out for the 4th, but you can get tix on secondary market. Plenty of great restaurants, but again for the 4th you need to make reservations now at the best places if they are even available. It's a really nice walking town. Plenty of galleries, cool shops and the library is worth a visit.

I have a list of things to do in the Berkshires that I'll send you via message center. It shows stuff to do in both places plus some hiking suggestions.

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Ooops, I see you have already received the list.

Have fun!

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5. Re: should we make Lenox or Great Barrington our home base

How about Stockbridge? You skipped over that town. Would be difficult to get accommodations many places.

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6. Re: should we make Lenox or Great Barrington our home base

yes- thanks so much. I will try some of your suggestions, for sure.

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7. Re: should we make Lenox or Great Barrington our home base

I find Great Barrington to be more interesting and lively, particularly at night, but opinions will and do vary.

Edited: 8:47 am, June 30, 2014
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