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Elyse’s Country Journal Blog

Elyse’s Country Journal brings you a glimpse of the Tri-State Region’s unique charm! Browse our collection of blogs posts, photos, and eclectic articles to feel the vibe of the Berkshires, Litchfield Hills, and Columbia & Dutchess Counties’ Hudson Valley. Please email us if you have something you would like us to post or blog about.

Swinging in the Trees

Adventure abounds the Berkshires.  As we welcome the arrival of autumn, there is no better way to bask in the…

Cider or Juice?

In the 18th century, the average Massachusetts resident drank 35 gallons of apple cider each year.  Today, Massachusetts is one…

Rail Trails

Explore the greater Hudson Valley Region by walking, running or bicycling along along miles of flat terrain that wind through…

Local Golfing

The average golfer walks up to 6 miles while playing an 18-hole golf course. Golf, with ancient origins, has significantly…

Millerton-Northeast, New York | Dutchess County

With a pedestrian-friendly downtown and its rail-trail bike path that is elegantly woven through the scenic countryside, Millerton’s pulse resonates…

North Canaan, CT | Litchfield County

North Canaan offers a thriving downtown, beautiful mountains, rivers, and some of the area’s largest working farms.  Grab some friends…

Cornwall, CT | Litchfield County

Meandering along Route 7, the picturesque countryside of flyfisherman casting out into the Housatonic River is a scene that always…

Egremont, MA | Berkshire County

Egremont is quietly chic and perfectly situated at the base of the Southern Berkshires. Comprised of two distinct settlements, North…

Salisbury & Lakeville | Litchfield County, CT

The Railroad Ramble connects the villages of Lakeville and Salisbury, providing a nostalgic means of pedestrian access to the town’s…

Pine Plains, NY | Dutchess County

With a community invested in continuing to highlight Pine Plains’ natural features and charming town center, it is no wonder…

Amenia, New York

A sprawling 43+ square miles of authentic rural roots, an approximate community of 4,000 residents, and a resounding passion to…

The Rockets’ Red Glare

“America… a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.” The…

Sharon, Connecticut | Litchfield County

The cherished Sharon Green, decorated with historic buildings, exemplifies the meaning of a quaint New England town – a…

Great Barrington, MA

A grounding blend of serenity and bustling expressiveness, Great Barrington is a mosaic of inspiration confidently seated in the heart…

Ancram-Ancramdale, New York

Lake Taghkanic State Park is the summer gathering place of Ancram, NY. Swimming, Camping, Fishing, boating, or even their Twilight…

Falls Village, CT | Litchfield County

The dramatic, rocky cascade of the Housatonic River’s Great Falls earned the town of Falls Village its name despite initial…

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