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Greater Springfield Tourism and Sightseeing
The Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts truly has something for everything. It's home to a large number of colleges, so there are artsy, college towns and an abundance of museums and cultural attractions. You'll find great unspoiled scenery for recreational pursuits like kayaking, rafting, skiing, zip lining, golf and boating along the rivers. Top attractions like The Basketball Hall of Fame, The Big E, Bright Nights, Brimfield Outdoor Antique Show, Yankee Candle Village, and so much more. Each autumn brings a blaze of brilliant color and unbeatable foliage viewing. We're also a top favorite for young families, with a wealth of fun pursuits including Six Flags New England, the Eric Carle Museum, the Springfield Museums (including the very kid-friendly Science Museum) and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden
Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden Top Attraction!
Museum in Springfield, MA USA

Bronze sculptures of some of Dr. Seuss' most beloved characters Bronze sculptures of Dr. Seuss and his most beloved characters are found on the Springfield Quadrangle, home of the Springfield Museums.


The Zoo In Forest Park
The Zoo In Forest Park Top Attraction!
Zoo in Springfield, MA USA

Animals from backyards, barnyards and byond! Open daily April - Columbus Day. Come experience animals from backyards, barnyards and beyond. Get to know heritage breeds of livestock. See native wildlife and learn of creatures from far-off lands. Open daily April-Columbus Day.

Amelia Park Children's Museum
Amelia Park Children's Museum things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Childrens Museum in Westfield, MA USA

Amelia Park Children's Museum is open with many hands-on exhibits for children and their favorite adults!

Children's Museum at Holyoke
Children's Museum at Holyoke things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Childrens Museum in Holyoke, MA USA

Enhance the educational and cultural awareness of all children through the arts, the sciences, and the world around them. The Museum features participatory exhibits that invite interaction and programs which promote learning and self-discovery.

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books
Eighty Years of Caldecott Books things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Museum in Amherst, MA USA

A new exhibit at the Eric Carle Museum


International Volleyball Hall of Fame
International Volleyball Hall of Fame things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Hall of Fame Museum in Holyoke, MA USA

Honoring athletes, coaches and leaders worldwide!

Springfield Science Museum
Springfield Science Museum things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Science Museum in Springfield, MA USA

A collection of specimens of natural history and a repository of arts and curiosities, a Museum in fact, of curious or instructive objects

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Art Museum in Amherst, MA USA

For the young and the young at heart. The mission of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is to inspire, especially in children and their families, an appreciation for and an understanding of the art of the picture book.

Zoar Outdoor
Zoar Outdoor
Rafting in Charlemont, MA USA

Whitewater Rafting, Zip Line Canopy Tours, Kayaking Let Zoar Outdoor help you power your own adventure this summer only two hours west of Boston and 3 hours north of New York in the incredible Deerfield River valley. We offer white water rafting trips for all levels from easy to high-adventure.


A Chorus Line at MassMutual Center
A Chorus Line at MassMutual Center things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Easter Weekend, Mar 31, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Springfield, MA USA

A Chorus Line March 31, 2018 at MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA

A Chorus Line at MassMutual Center
A Chorus Line at MassMutual Center things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Easter Weekend, Mar 30, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Springfield, MA USA

A Chorus Line March 30, 2018 at MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA 8:00PM

Adult Swim Presents: Mr. Pickles Trash-tacular at Hu Ke Lau
Adult Swim Presents: Mr. Pickles Trash-tacular at Hu Ke Lau things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Next Month, Mar 08, 2018 (Thursday) Concert event in Chicopee, MA USA

Adult Swim Presents: Mr. Pickles Trash-tacular March 08, 2018 at Hu Ke Lau in Chicopee, MA 7:30PM

All Vinyl All Night - Industry Event at Hu Ke Lau
All Vinyl All Night - Industry Event at Hu Ke Lau things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Apr 16, 2018 (Monday) Concert event in Chicopee, MA USA

All Vinyl All Night - Industry Event April 16, 2018 at Hu Ke Lau in Chicopee, MA 10:00PM

Anais Mitchell at Academy of Music Theatre - MA
Anais Mitchell at Academy of Music Theatre - MA things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Next Weekend, Mar 03, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Northampton, MA USA

Anais Mitchell March 03, 2018 at Academy of Music Theatre - MA in Northampton, MA 7:00PM

Anderson East: Encore World Tour at Hu Ke Lau
Anderson East: Encore World Tour at Hu Ke Lau things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Apr 07, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Chicopee, MA USA

Anderson East: Encore World Tour April 07, 2018 at Hu Ke Lau in Chicopee, MA 9:00PM

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at Hu Ke Lau
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at Hu Ke Lau things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Apr 25, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Chicopee, MA USA

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness April 25, 2018 at Hu Ke Lau in Chicopee, MA 7:30PM

Art Garfunkel at Academy of Music Theatre - MA
Art Garfunkel at Academy of Music Theatre - MA things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
May 05, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Northampton, MA USA

Art Garfunkel May 05, 2018 at Academy of Music Theatre - MA in Northampton, MA 8:00PM

Blind Melon at Hu Ke Lau
Blind Melon at Hu Ke Lau things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
May 05, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Chicopee, MA USA

Blind Melon May 05, 2018 at Hu Ke Lau in Chicopee, MA 8:00PM

Bob Marley Comedian at Hu Ke Lau
Bob Marley Comedian at Hu Ke Lau things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Columbus Day Weekend, Oct 05, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Chicopee, MA USA

Bob Marley Comedian October 05, 2018 at Hu Ke Lau in Chicopee, MA 8:00PM

Bob Marley Comedian at Hu Ke Lau
Bob Marley Comedian at Hu Ke Lau things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Next Month, Mar 29, 2018 (Thursday) Theater event in Chicopee, MA USA

Bob Marley Comedian March 29, 2018 at Hu Ke Lau in Chicopee, MA 8:00PM

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Amherst

Best Places to Stay in Greater Springfield


D. Hotel & Suites
Guest Score:
From $99 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Springfield Northampton/Amherst
Guest Score:
From $116 / night.


Federal House Inn - Bed And Breakfast
Guest Score:
From $123 / night.


Hampton Inn & Suites Greenfield
Guest Score:
From $116 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Greater Springfield


The best time to visit Greater Springfield, Massachusetts is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the low 80's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. There is usually a heat wave or two during the summer, where we have 3 or more days in a row with temps in the 90's.

Spring Visit Greater Springfield in the summerSummer Visit Greater Springfield in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Greater Springfield


Month Low Avg High
January 17.2 25.7 34.1
February 19.9 28.8 37.7
March 28.3 38.0 47.7
April 37.9 48.9 59.9
May 48.1 59.9 71.7
June 57.0 68.5 80.0
July 62.4 73.7 84.9
August 60.7 71.6 82.5
September 52.1 63.2 74.3
October 40.6 51.9 63.1
November 32.6 41.8 50.9
December 22.6 30.8 39.0

Greater Springfield Visitor Bureau


Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau


Free Greater Springfield Visitor Guide


Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley Visitors Guide

Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley Visitors Guide



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