Things to Do in Lanesborough, Adams, Cheshire & Savoy โ€” Bucket List

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By Berkshires Macaroni Kid May 1, 2019

Whether looking for things do in Lanesborough, Adams, Cheshire and Savoy for kids, parents, grandparents, etc. we’ve got a list that has something fun for every member of your family — from theater performances, museum visits, historical venues, outdoor hikes, movie nights, festivals and more.

NOTE: As the state releases new guidelines, please practice social distancing guidelines and know that we try to keep these lists as updated as possible. Many sites and venues will not be opening for the summer so please call ahead before going. If you see a change please email

Lanesborough (1-6)
  • Take a short hike to Balance Rock State Park, Lanesborough, a 165-ton limestone boulder, balanced impossibly on a tiny stone, covered with decades of graffiti, for endless photo-op possibilities.
  • Enjoy a game or devour some take-out from Ye Olde Forge (just up the road on Route 7) at Bill Laston Memorial Park, Lanesborough. (FREE)
  • Pick your own apples, cherries, peaches, pears, plums, apricots, raspberries and blueberries Lakeview Orchards, Lanesborough.
  • Monkey around the play structures at Lanesborough Elementary Playground, Lanesborough, one fenced in and toddler-friendly and one that will appeal to kids of all ages (also boasts a full-length basketball court, soccer fields, paved walkways for young bike riders, a picnic pavilion and even porta potties in the summer). (FREE)
  • Visit the farm stand at Mountain View Farm, Lanesborough, and purchase fresh veggies by the bushel or pick your own blueberries and strawberries.
  • Experience a high flying adventure with kids ages 7 and up (must be 55-inches or taller) at Ramblewild Adventure Park, Lanesborough, the environmentally-friendly, 900-acre adventure park that features eight distinct 15 - 17 element aerial obstacle courses, where action junkies can test challenge their skill (a will) on high wires, zip lines, balancing logs, rope ladders, cargo nets, suspended bridges and 129 more ways of getting from tree to tree.
Adams (7-15)
  • The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, Lanesboro, Cheshire, Adams is the perfect place for pushing a stroller, for toddlers pushing doll strollers, and bikers, scooter-riders or roller-bladers young and old. (FREE)
  • Drive to the summit of Mount Greylock and take in a program and grab a bite to eat at Bascom Lodge, Adams. Check out the DCR’s list of suggested day hikes on the mountain. (FREE; fees for food and some programs)
  • Skate, play or catch a youth ball game at Renfrew Park, Adams, that features basketball courts, a super fun play structure, a skate park, and a killer snack bar when games are being played. (FREE; food for a fee)
  • Visit the birthplace of pioneering suffragist and abolitionist, Susan B. Anthony, and discover the regional influences that shaped her life. The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, Adams family-friendly and kid-approved. (Kids 6 and under are FREE)
  • Create art at the Rapoza Arts Center, Adams.
  • Sign your child up for a School Break camp at the Adams Youth Center.
  • Catch a storytime at the Adams Free Public Library.
  • Enjoy the festivities at the annual Ramblefest community-wide celebration and then participate in the Greylock Ramble and hike Mount Greylock with friends and family the next day.
  • Shoot some hoops or play on the play structures at the Hoosac Valley Elementary School Playground.
Cheshire (16-17)
  • Enjoy the views from atop Cheshire Cobble Trail, Cheshire, a 1.2 mile (mostly uphill) round-trip hike to the Cobbles (boulders made of white Cheshire quartzite). Note: Be sure to keep young kids well back from the edge. (FREE)
  • Visit Whitney Farms, Cheshire, and check out the peacocks, feed sheep, goats, and pony and visit pumpkin patch (seasonal).
Savoy (18)
  • Get your hike on at Savoy Mountain State Forest, Florida featuring over 50 miles of wooded hiking trails, as well as North Pond (sandy beach with restrooms), South Pond (year-round camp and cabin rentals available), Bog Pond (floating bog islands!!), and Tannery Falls (a series of smaller waterfalls feeding into a dramatic 50-foot cascade).