Directions & Travel

Jacob’s Pillow is located in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts in the town of Becket. The 225-acre National Historic Landmark is within easy driving distance of Boston, New York, Albany, Burlington and Hartford.

358 George Carter Road
Becket, Massachusetts 01223
GPS Coordinates: 42.264087,-73.117888

Google Directions

The Pillow provides free parking.

 

Driving Directions

Albany, NY (approx 1 hour)

Take I-90 East (this will become the Mass Turnpike) to Exit 2 (Lee, MA). Turn LEFT off the exit ramp onto Route 20 East. Continue to follow Route 20 (8.1 miles). Turn LEFT onto George Carter Road. Stay on George Carter Road; entrance to parking lot on your right.

Boston (approx 2 hours)

Take I-90 West/ Mass Pike toward Albany to exit 2 (Lee, Ma). Turn LEFT off the exit ramp onto Route 20 East. Continue to follow Route 20 (8.1 miles), Turn LEFT onto George Carter Road. Stay on George Carter Road; entrance to parking lot on your right.

Burlington, VT (approx 4 hours)

Take I-89 South. Merge onto I-91 South toward Brattleboro. Continue to follow I-91 South to exit 14 (Mass Pike). Take I-90 West toward Albany to exit 2 (Lee, MA). Turn LEFT off the exit ramp onto Route 20 East. Continue to follow Route 20 (8.1 miles). Turn LEFT onto George Carter Road. Stay on George Carter Road; you will see parking signs on your right.

Hartford, CT (approx 1.5 hours)

Take I-91 North into Massachusetts to exit 14 (Mass Pike). Take I-90 West/ Mass Pike toward Albany to exit 2 (Lee, MA). Turn LEFT off the exit ramp onto Route 20 East. Continue to follow Route 20 (8.1 miles). Turn LEFT onto George Carter Road. Stay on George Carter Road; entrance to parking lot on your right.

New York City (approx 3.5 hours)

Take the Henry Hudson Parkway North (becomes Saw Mill River Parkway at the Bronx/Westchester border, 11.1 miles from West 72nd St.). Follow the Saw Mill River Parkway to its junction with I-684 North toward Brewster. Continue to follow I-684 North toward Brewster. Merge onto I-84 East via exit 9E toward Danbury. Continue to follow I 84 East. Merge onto CT-8 North via exit 20 on the LEFT toward Torrington. Continue to follow CT-8 into Massachusetts (52.3 miles). Make a right onto Werden Rd. (immediately following the Otis Poultry Farm). Turn left onto Jacob’s Ladder Road /US-20 and make an immediate right onto George Carter Road. Stay on George Carter Road; entrance to parking lot on your right.

Bus Service

Peter Pan / Bonanza
Phone: 800.343.9999

This line provides service from Boston, Hartford, New York City and Springfield and arrives in Lee, Massachusetts, which is 8 miles from Jacob’s Pillow.

Taxi Service

Jacob’s Pillow recommends the following transportation services:
Abbott’s Limousine and Livery Services, 413.243.1645
Tobi’s Limousine Services Inc., 413.637.1224

Train Service

There are three trains within 60 miles of Jacob’s Pillow.

The Hudson, NY stop is 48.4 miles from Jacob’s Pillow on the Amtrak line. Please review Amtrak’s website for more information.

The Waterbury, CT stop is 54 miles from Jacob’s Pillow on the New Haven line of the Metro-North Railroad. Please review MTA’s website for more information.

The Wassaic, NY stop is 55 miles from Jacob’s Pillow on the Harlem line of the Metro-North Railroad. Please review MTA’s website for more information.