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Make a self catering log cabin or holiday rental in Becket, MA your home away from home

Becket is a charming community in western Massachusetts, established in 1765. It is surrounded by forests and makes the ideal holiday base for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, especially in the fall when the leaves change to vivid red, orange and gold colours.

Things to Do in Becket, MA

Once sustained by its lumber and silk weaving industries, Becket is now a popular place for tourism with many summer camps and holiday cottages in the area. It hosts various festivals and cultural events throughout the year and is renowned for its arts and performance venues. The Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival is one of particular importance for those with an interest in dancing. Hiking the forest trails, dirt biking and ATVing are popular activities along with boating, kayaking and canoeing on the rivers. Becket is well-loved by anglers as it is famous for having some of the best trout streams in the Berkshires. The Westfield River is known for its brooks, brown and rainbow trout. Golfers will find excellent courses at the Greenock Country Club and the Cranwell Resort. In winter, skiing and snowmobiling are possible from your holiday cottage in Becket.

Places to Visit Around Becket, MA

A cosy log cabin in Becket is the ideal centre for exploring this lovely area of Massachusetts. Ride aboard the Berkshire Scenic Railway – you can even join the engineer at the controls of the vintage diesel-electric locomotive in the cab. Explore the Railroad Museum in Lenox station, built in 1903, explore the exhibits and grounds and help support the ongoing restoration work of the Berkshire Scenic Railway Museum. Chesterwood is the country home, studio and gardens of sculptor Daniel Chester French and guided tours of the residence provide more information about his life and work. The nearby Norman Rockwell Museum and Hancock Shaker Village are also worth exploring.

Weather in Becket, MA

The Berkshires region of Massachusetts has warm damp summers and cold snowy winters. Average daytime highs in July reach 29°C (84°F) and fall to around 15°C (59°F) overnight. From late November to April, temperatures remain frequently below freezing, from -1 to -12°C (30 to 10°F) in January. The area has precipitation all year round which falls as snow in the winter months.

Travel to Becket, MA

The nearest major airport serving Becket is Bradley International (BDL) Airport. It is located midway between Hartford and Springfield, about 47 miles from the town of Becket. The best way to make the transfer is by picking up a hire car from the airport and driving along the US-20W which takes about an hour. The airport has regular flights with most major US and Canadian airlines, connecting it with hubs and major cities throughout North America.

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