Massachusetts April 03, 2018
You’ll Never Run Out Of Things To Do In This Tiny Massachusetts Town
Western Massachusetts is known for its idyllic natural scenery and rolling hills. This small community tucked away in the Berkshires is a true small town gem that’s more than just a pretty face – Lee is packed with things to do and see. Here are some of the highlights.
If you want to experience a small town with as much to offer as a big city, head into the Berkshires to Lee.
Lee is home to just about 5,900 people, but it absolutely buzzes with energy and activity.
Main Street is a great place to start exploring. Here, you’ll find family-owned shops and boutiques like Ben’s clothing, the Cakewalk Bakery & Cafe, and the Salmon Run Fish House.
Breakfast doesn't get any better than what you'll find at the Starving Artist Cafe & Creperie
Their pear cranberry crisp crepe with ginger ice cream will be the best thing you'll taste all day.
Stroll over to the South Lee Historic District to check out places like the Saint Francis Gallery in this beautifully preserved 19th-century mill village.
If you’re looking for a totally unique gift, head to Ozzie’s Glass Gallery.
There, you can browse handblown glass decorations and jewelry while watching the amazing craftspeople in action.
Film lovers should definitely check out Animagic, a museum dedicated to special effects and movie wizardry. You’ll learn about how artists in the Berkshires helped make possible films like "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "The Matrix".
Nearby October Mountain State Forest is a paradise of woodland and natural beauty. It’s one of the most remote places in the state and filled with the sounds of wildlife.
Stop by Upper Goose Pond for a spot of fishing and daydreaming.
Camping here is a true delight. If you don’t want to completely rough it, consider renting one of the park’s unique yurts for a night or two.
If you’re looking to stay the night, the Chambery Inn is a great option. This old-fashioned inn looks as pretty as a postcard.
Inside, you’ll find comfy and cozy rooms furnished with beautiful antiques.
The small town of Lee may be tucked away, but it's far from boring.
You’ll truly never run out of things to do in Lee. For more of the best small towns in Massachusetts, check out a list of our favorites
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