North Adam Road, Adams, MA 01220, USA
Photo courtesy of BASCOM LODGE
Bascom LodgeAt 3,491 feet, Mount Greylock is the highest point in Massachusetts and became the state’s first wilderness state park in 1898. The 12,500-acre reserve, which is a favorite for multi-season hiking and recreation, is no secret, but what many don’t know is that Bascom Lodge, which sits at the top, offers seasonal accommodations and world-class meals with a breathtaking view. Whether you drive to the top or need to rest after a long hike, the rustic 1930s stone lodge is a welcome sight. The lodging is basic but quite comfortable and the menu, masterminded by Manhattan-trained chef John Dudek, is locally sourced and changes daily depending on what’s in season.