Imagine slipping into clear, cool blue water that glitters like a gemstone. You don’t have to travel to the tropics to have that experience – Massachusetts is home to a brilliant, sapphire lake that will absolutely take your breath away. Read on to learn why you should visit this stunning Western Massachusetts swimming hole.

Lake Onota and Burbank Park are open year-round and can be found at Lakeway Drive, Pittsfield. Check the lake’s website for regulation regarding boating activity. For more weekend inspiration, check out this amazing day trip you can only take in Massachusetts.

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