Explore The Region

Western Massachusetts is home to the Basketball Hall of Fame and many seasonal attractions, including The Big E & Bright Nights at Forest Park. Discover the experience of a lifetime at Six Flags New England and explore the beautiful mountains year round.

Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

Explore the vibrant nightlife of big cities like Springfield, the lively college towns of Northampton and Amherst plus traditional New England towns and historic villages. Along the way, you’ll discover fun-filled attractions and distinctive distractions so varied, so enticing, that one visit here just won’t be enough.

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The Berkshires

Less than three hours from New York City and Boston and only an hour from Springfield, the Berkshires offer culture and adventure year-round. The surrounding mountains provide plenty of opportunity for outdoor excursions in all seasons while world class culture and entertainment, along with a deeply rooted food culture and an array of lodging options amidst picturesque towns, set this region apart. The Berkshires is a unique rural destination with a cultural scene to rival far larger urban dwellings.

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Six Flags

The oldest amusement park in the Six Flags chain.

Six Flags is the largest family theme park in New England featuring eight thrilling mega coasters and Hurricane Harbor, a water park with nine tube slides and a 500,000-gallon wave pool. This thrill Capital of New England is perfect for all ages.

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Basketball Hall of Fame

The game of basketball was founded in Springfield, Massachusetts year 1891.

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is home to more than three hundred inductees and more than 40,000 square feet of basketball history. This museum has hundreds of interactive exhibits with skills challenges, live clinics, and shooting contests.

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Springfield Museums

Home of the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum.

Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, the Springfield Museums offer access to five world-class museums, including the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, all under a single admission. Rediscover your curiosity by exploring your connections to art, history, and science through outstanding collections, exhibitions, and programs.

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Forest Park

Bright Nights at Forest Park is a national attraction during the Holiday season.

Springfield’s very own public park offers 736 acres of open space and a variety of recreation options for the whole family! The Zoo at Forest Park features exotic and indigenous animals representing a large variety of species found throughout the world and in North America.

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Symphony Hall

Constructed between 1911 - 1913 and originally known as "The Auditorium", Symphony Hall is known for its excellent acoustics and Greek Revival architecture. Symphony Hall provides a broad mix of high-quality events appealing to all segments of the Greater Springfield community.

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The Springfield Symphony Orchestra

The largest professional orchestra in the region celebrating its 75th Anniversary Season.

With seven classical concerts, three popular concerts and a host of other chamber music events and special events (from September 2018 - May 2019), the Springfield Symphony Orchestra remains the premier professional orchestra in the region. Join the orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on concert Saturdays at Symphony Hall for a one-of-a-kind live music experience. Whether you love classical music, Broadway hits, or movie music, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra has something for you.

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Springfield Armory

Explore the amazing collection of historic firearms.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site commemorates the critical role of the nation’s first armory by preserving and interpreting the world's largest historic US military small arms collection, along with historic archives, buildings, and landscapes. Started as a technical reference library for the workers and engineers at Springfield Armory and now the museum collection has grown into one of the largest collections of military small arms in the world.

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Springfield's South End

One of Springfield’s most beautiful neighborhoods and one of its most culturally diverse, the South End is home to dozens of restaurants, retail shops, and businesses. It has long been home to Springfield’s Italian community, and it remains so today being home to Ciro’s Restaurant, Frigo’s, and Mom and Rico’s, among many others. The past few years it has exploded into a diverse community and an entertainment hotspot being home to the Basketball Hall of Fame and MGM Springfield.

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