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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.

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.

ALBANY BERKSHIRE BALLET Presents THE NUTCRACKER
ALBANY BERKSHIRE BALLET Presents THE NUTCRACKER things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Next Month, Dec 16, 2017 (Saturday) Theater event in Springfield, MA USA

ALBANY BERKSHIRE BALLET Presents THE NUTCRACKER December 16, 2017 at Springfield Symphony Hall in Springfield, MA


An Evening With Lori McKenna at CityStage
An Evening With Lori McKenna at CityStage things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Next Weekend, Dec 02, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Springfield, MA USA

An Evening With Lori McKenna December 02, 2017 at CityStage in Springfield, MA 7:30PM

An Irish Country Christmas Starring Deirdre Reilly
An Irish Country Christmas Starring Deirdre Reilly things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Next Month, Dec 15, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Springfield, MA USA

An Irish Country Christmas Starring Deirdre Reilly December 15, 2017 at CityStage in Springfield, MA 7:30PM

Bon Iver at Calvin Theatre
Bon Iver at Calvin Theatre things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Next Month, Dec 06, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Northampton, MA USA

Bon Iver December 06, 2017 at Calvin Theatre in Northampton, MA 8:00PM

Bud Light Presents Stand Up Comedy Series: Comedian Tom Papa
Bud Light Presents Stand Up Comedy Series: Comedian Tom Papa things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Apr 27, 2018 (Friday) Theater event in Springfield, MA USA

Bud Light Presents Stand Up Comedy Series: Comedian Tom Papa April 27, 2018 at CityStage in Springfield, MA 7:30PM

CHEFS:A SIZZLING KITCHEN SHOWDOWN at CityStage
CHEFS:A SIZZLING KITCHEN SHOWDOWN at CityStage things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Mar 15, 2018 (Thursday) Theater event in Springfield, MA USA

CHEFS:A SIZZLING KITCHEN SHOWDOWN March 15, 2018 at CityStage in Springfield, MA 7:30PM

CHEFS:A SIZZLING KITCHEN SHOWDOWN at CityStage
CHEFS:A SIZZLING KITCHEN SHOWDOWN at CityStage things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Mar 14, 2018 (Wednesday) Theater event in Springfield, MA USA

CHEFS:A SIZZLING KITCHEN SHOWDOWN March 14, 2018 at CityStage in Springfield, MA 7:30PM

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live at CityStage
Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live at CityStage things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Feb 21, 2018 (Wednesday) Theater event in Springfield, MA USA

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live February 21, 2018 at CityStage in Springfield, MA

Every Day Art Program: Project Paint!
Every Day Art Program: Project Paint! things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Nov 15, 2017 (Wednesday) to Dec 19, 2017 (Tuesday) Art event in Amherst, MA USA

Experiment with paint to make your own monoprint

Henry Rollins at Academy of Music Theatre - MA
Henry Rollins at Academy of Music Theatre - MA things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Jan 19, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Northampton, MA USA

Henry Rollins January 19, 2018 at Academy of Music Theatre - MA in Northampton, MA 8:00PM

Live From Nashville - Country Legends at CityStage
Live From Nashville - Country Legends at CityStage things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Apr 07, 2018 (Saturday) Theater event in Springfield, MA USA

Live From Nashville - Country Legends April 07, 2018 at CityStage in Springfield, MA 7:30PM

MOONDANCE at CityStage
MOONDANCE at CityStage things to do on a rainy day in Greater Springfield, MA
Jan 20, 2018 (Saturday) Concert event in Springfield, MA USA

MOONDANCE January 20, 2018 at CityStage in Springfield, MA 7:30PM

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Best Places to Stay in Greater Springfield


Federal House Inn - Bed And Breakfast
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From $140 / night.


Restaurant.
Hampton Inn Chicopee/Springfield Ma
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From $115 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Franklin
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From $111 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Holyoke-Springfield/North
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From $124 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Residence Inn By Marriott Springfield / Chicopee
Guest Score:
From $144 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, 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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