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Elyse’s Country Journal brings you a glimpse of the Tri-State Region’s unique charm! Browse our collection of blog 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.
“A pair of skis are the ultimate transportation to freedom.” – Warren Miller The Berkshire Mountains, Litchfield Hills, and Taconic Range seamlessly converge in a beautiful blend of year-round outdoor recreation and exploration. With its winter identity as an idealistic family
Click the below article to read Wall Street Journal’s featured article on our beloved Lakeville, CT. “Lakeville, Conn. A Norman Rockwell Kind of Place“ Weekenders and younger families are settling down in the scenic village By BILL CARY Oct. 14,
Indulge in a hearty breakfast of freshly made blueberry pancakes, then wander Main Street for attic treasures, global crafts, and previously-loved books and jewelry in the villages’ churches. Admire the beautiful quilt show. Purchase delicious homemade baked goods and learn how to make
In addition to offering incredible food and overnight accommodations, today the White Hart Inn debuted it’s latest coup: White Hart Provisions. The general store cafe’s entrance from the White Hart’s Undermountain Road opens to a retro chic cafe with decadent drinks
“Round the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.” – J.R.R. Tolkein The Litchfield Hills are often dubbed “The Secret Corner.” Nestled between the Southern Berkshires and Hudson Valley, our private corner of solitude boasts quintessential villages, artistic communities
Just as Connecticut’s Northwest Hills are an interconnected web of talents and personalities, the area is also heavily woven with scenic rail trails that have progressively evolved with our communities. The tristate region where New York, Connecticut & Massachusetts converge,
Preservation Personals: Enjoy the Solitary Beauty of Rural New England Like J.D. Salinger By:Filip Mazurczak This home is available for Sale: EH3208 In the 1960s, J.D. Salinger—author of the perennial bestsellers The Catcher in the Rye and Franny and Zooey—was
Burgers & Frites (& escargot-to-go) Fresh local food, BYOB, and familiar faces have quickly set the stage for Lakeville’s newest community rendezvous – B&F: Burgers and Frites. Chic country-style decor and casual seating accentuate the restaurant’s contemporary menu that closely reflects local