Roadside Cafe & Store was rated as one of the five best places in the country to have breakfast by Bon Appetit Magazine. The roadside cafe is owned and operated by Gould Farm and is open weekly Wednesday through Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Monterey, MA used to be part of the Berkshire town of Tyringham, but it became a separate town during the Mexican War. The town’s selectman wanted to name it commemoration of General Zachary Taylor’s battles in Mexico and Texas, but the names Palo Alto and Buena Vista were too foreign-sounding so the name Monterey was chosen. There are some beautiful natural resources to behold in Monterey, MA. Lake Buel, Lake Garfield, the Mill River and Beartown State Forest are all located in Monterey. This makes it a wonderful town to visit and explore.
Monterey, MA information:
Originally part of Tyringham in 1767
Monterey, MA town website
Town Hall: 435 Main Rd., Monterey, MA 01245
Phone: (413) 528-1443
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Lakeside Terrace Bed & Breakfast is a charming B&B nestled in the countryside on the beautiful Lake Garfield.
Beartown State Forest has an extensive network of trails on over 12,000 acres offers visitors a chance to glimpse deer, bear, bobcat, fisher and other wildlife, including the park’s namesake, the Black Bear. Brooks, beaver ponds, rich deciduous forest, flowering shrubs and wildflowers.
The Bidwell House Museum, set in the Berkshire hills, is an elegant Georgian saltbox originally built circa 1750 as a parsonage. Authentically restored, filled with antiques and surrounded by beautiful grounds and hiking trails.