Lee is located within the southern section of Berkshire County. It’s bordered by Lenox, Great Barrington, Tyringham, Becket, Stockbridge, and Washington. It’s also referred to as a gateway for the Berkshires, as the Massachusetts turnpike feeds into the town. Lee has historical elements and a charming New England ambiance. The library on Main Street was built in 1907, and original parts still remain intact on-site. Downtown Lee has even been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There’s beautiful and authentic architecture, small business shops, art galleries, delicious eateries, coffee shops, and more.
The Lee Premium Outlets direct a good deal of traffic into the area, as there are roughly 60 shops ranging from chocolates to designer accessories and apparel. This popular shopping location contrasts the elements of nature and wilderness that are present in and around Lee as well. When it comes to hiking, there’s a few places including parts of the Appalachian Trail and October Mountain State Forest that are pretty popular. Whether coming off of the highway from travelling, or living just a few towns over, Lee has something for everyone to enjoy.