New York Times

Ditching the Car and Enjoying the View on a Trip to the Berkshires

"For the first time in 50 years, a passenger train from New York had arrived in Pittsfield, a city of more than 40,000 people that is often overlooked by tourists ..."

“As beautiful as I expected” ...

"Pittsfield is a walkable, former mill city with a lively music scene and a growing number of bars, coffee shops and restaurants, including Dottie’s Coffee Lounge. ... there are several places to stay, including the locally owned Hotel on North, a 19th-century, four-story building with exposed brick walls, high ceilings and spacious rooms."

A Beautiful Summer in The Berkshires

"It is truly remarkable all that Pittsfield has to offer. The incredible natural surroundings are just a small part of it. The showcase of culture is outstanding. Back in town enjoy the lively restaurant scene and take time to take in some breathtaking shows..."
Taverna Travels

Pittsfield, Massachusetts: A Guide to Your Weekend Getaway

"Nestled smack in the middle of Berkshire County, the city of Pittsfield offers everything you need for a weekend escape from New York City. Whether you’re looking for gourmet farm-to-table dining, boutique hotels, endless hiking trails, or world-class theater, Pittsfield offers it all just a short train right away from NYC. " 

"The city of Pittsfield has something to offer for any type of traveler. ... North St is Pittsfield’s charming main road. You’ll find restaurants, shops. and hotels dotting the picturesque city street. ... Pittsfield is a city full of artists, and that talent shines through ... Hotel on North is an affordable slice of paradise ... One of the best things to do in Pittsfield is enjoy the many hiking trails that fill the city. ... There is no shortage of great dining options in Pittsfield."
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I Rode on Amtrak’s Inaugural Berkshire Flyer Route—Here’s What It Was Like

"Decades in the making, new direct train to Pittsfield creates ultimate vacation weekend."

"The new route to Pittsfield is an excellent escape for those of us living in New York City without a car. Pittsfield is a great destination for every kind of traveler—from theater lovers to foodies, and especially those who want to spend some time in the great outdoors."
Times Square Chronicles