Becket is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,779 at the 2010 census. Wikipedia
Becket in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. The nearest major city to Becket is New Paltz. New Paltz is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Also, to reach Becket, you'll have to take a flight to New Paltz; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Becket can generally be of 1-2 days.
Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!