Once a farm and a stop on the Underground Railroad, Jacob’s Pillow is about a two-hour drive from Boston and is now a school offering an annual summer dance extravaganza, the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, June through August. Also on site, browse through the extensive historical archives, experience the gardens and walk the Wetlands Trail, or take a free guided tour F-Sa at 5:30 pm. June-August, open Tu-Su noon-final curtain. September-May, open by appointment only. Full festival schedule online.