The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams Massachusetts is a great place to think about visiting come this spring or summer. The Berkshire mountains are the perfect quick NYC getaway. About 3 hours from New York City, the region offers a diverse range of outdoor and indoor activities. There is the Tanglewood Music Center and historic sites galore throughout the region. The town of Great Barrington is worth a stop for shopping. The hometown of Norman Rockwell, Stockbridge MA., offers a different pace of life from the hustle and bustle of downstate. Stop in for lunch or stay at the Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge. Another option is to bike from town to town on an all inclusive multi-day bike tour courtesy of Easy Rider Tours - The Art of Cycling. They will arrange the accomodations and take care of everything to make your ride comfortable and safe.