We had always been interested in green living and were committed to creating spaces that were in harmony with the gorgeous natural beauty that drew us to the Berkshires.
We had always been interested in green living and were committed to creating spaces that were in harmony with the gorgeous natural beauty that drew us to the Berkshires. We built the Inn according to the highest standards in environmental building (LEED Platinum).
One of the oldest dance centers in the country, Jacob’s Pillow was declared a National Historic Landmark for its contribution to America’s culture. It promotes all forms of dance and features emerging and established dance groups from around the world. The center also has films, talks and exhibits.
The summer home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood is one of the Berkshires premier concert destinations. Tanglewood features classical and contemporary music concerts with musicians like YoYo Ma, John Williams and James Taylor. Tanglewood is located in Lenox, MA, approximately forty minutes from Topia Inn.
Mt. Greylock is the tallest peak in Southern New England and stands nearly 3,500 feet tall. Guests can take a short drive to the base of the mountain from the Inn and hike the trails to the top which takes the average hiker about one and a half to two hours. Topia Inn in Adams is situated between two large state forest reserves, Mt Greylock and Savoy Mountain. There are many hiking trails and beautiful swimming ponds with clear mountain water. Pecks Falls in the Greylock Glen is on the hiking trail to Mt Greylock. There are two beautiful waterfalls, Upper Pecks falls and Lower Pecks Falls.
Biking is a popular recreational activity and mode of transportation that offers numerous benefits for individuals and the environment. Whether it’s a leisurely ride through scenic landscapes or a daily commute to work, biking provides a unique and enjoyable experience. The rhythmic pedaling not only boosts physical fitness but also promotes mental well-being by reducing stress and improving overall mood. Biking is a low-impact exercise that strengthens muscles, improves cardiovascular health, and enhances joint flexibility. Moreover, it is an eco-friendly alternative to cars, reducing carbon emissions and contributing to a cleaner and greener environment.
Skiing is an exhilarating winter sport that combines adrenaline, skill, and the beauty of snowy landscapes. Whether you’re gliding down the slopes of a mountain resort or navigating through backcountry terrain, skiing offers an unmatched experience for outdoor enthusiasts. It challenges both the body and mind, requiring balance, coordination, and control. As you carve your way through the snow, the cold air rushing past your face, there’s a sense of freedom and excitement that is hard to replicate. Skiing not only provides a thrilling adventure but also has numerous physical benefits. It engages multiple muscle groups, including the legs, core, and upper body, improving strength, endurance, and overall fitness.