The city of Pittsfield is the vibrant hub of culturally rich & scenic Berkshire County in western Massachusetts, chosen one of the top ten destinations in the world by National Geographic Traveller. Pittsfield offers world class theatre and performance at Barrington Stage Company and the beautifully restored Gilded Age Colonial Theatre; great family fun & learning experiences at Berkshire Museum and Hancock Shaker Village; and a wealth of outdoor recreation for all, from the historic ski resort, Bousquet's to Pittsfield State Forest and the Canoe Meadows Audobon Sanctuary. 

Downtown Pittsfield boasts over fifty restaurants in all price ranges, from one-of-a-kind cafes, wine bistros, and classic sandwich spots to restaurants featuring tapas, shabu, sushi, Italian, French, Malaysian, Indian & Mexican cuisine and the best chargrilled hamburger in the Berkshires. There's live music, art openings, movies, and theatre almost every weekend, and a great selection of independently owned shops selling everything from luscious lingerie to locally designed yoga wear and artisanal silkscreened & letterpress greeting cards.