Springfield, MA

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Springfield featuring night scenes, a high rise building and skyline
At the heart of this industrious American city are museums, activities and delicious New England and international cuisine.

With Victorian homes, small businesses and hardworking residents, Springfield has all the features of the essential New England small city. In addition, it has many sights worth international attention, including museums and concert halls. Enjoy its urban beauty a short drive from natural wonders including Watershops Pond and Chicopee Memorial State Park.

The “City of Firsts,” Springfield has many first achievements. It is the birthplace of one of the world’s most popular sports, basketball. Learn about the importance and history of this game at the Basketball Hall of Fame, where a pristine hardwood court and educational exhibits sit under a basketball statue towering over the entrance.

Springfield is also the birthplace of the prolific children’s book author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. Appreciate his place in the hearts of generations of readers at the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, which represents his many characters as bronze statues.

The sculpture garden is located on the Quadrangle in Metro Center. Start your museum tour of Springfield here. Stop at the Springfield Science Museum for stargazing at one of America’s oldest operating planetariums. Tour some of the city’s many firsts at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History. Appreciate the colorful details of the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum’s extensive Chinese cloisonné collection, one of the largest of its kind.

Fly into Springfield’s nearby Bradley International Airport, 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Metro Center. Travel by rail or bus from New York City, Boston or Montreal. Once you’re here, the Springfield Mass Transit District runs many routes throughout the city. Take a bus wherever you need to go.

Springfield’s ethnic diversity provides a diverse range of cuisines. From Italian to Cajun to Vietnamese and Southern barbecue, a delicious plate awaits any mood. Follow dinner with a concert at Symphony Hall for a full night of culture that you won’t forget. Springfield has plenty of activities to warrant a stay for a weekend or longer.

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Springfield MA
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Springfield MA
3 out of 5
100 Congress Street, Springfield, MA, 01104
The price is NT$3,416 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
Stay at this 3-star family-friendly hotel in Springfield. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,005 reviews)
Reunion
"Room spacious and clean. Have to get someone for service and i was immediately recvd service and completely satisfied the rest of my stay. 6 flags was a easy route and few mins from msin st with restaurants dine in or order out. Will stay again when in this area."

Reviewed on 2022/8/13

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Springfield MA
MGM Springfield
MGM Springfield
4 out of 5
One MGM Way, Springfield, MA, 01103
The price is NT$3,482 per night from Aug 22 to Aug 23
Stay at this 4-star hotel in Springfield. Enjoy free parking, 7 restaurants, and a casino. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (585 reviews)
"Nice"

Reviewed on 2022/8/11

MGM Springfield
Hilton Garden Inn-Springfield, MA
Hilton Garden Inn-Springfield, MA
3 out of 5
800 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield, MA, 01115
The price is NT$3,809 per night from Aug 25 to Aug 26
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Springfield. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (818 reviews)
"Manager on duty was very friendly and welcoming. He also went out of his way to provide us with clean towels for swimming"

Reviewed on 2022/8/9

Hilton Garden Inn-Springfield, MA
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Cozy Home
Cozy Home
3.5 out of 5
7 Worthy St, Springfield, MA, 01104
The price is NT$5,098 per night from Aug 16 to Aug 17
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly vacation home in Springfield. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour business center. Popular attractions Six Flags ...
Cozy Home
The Buckingham Apartments
The Buckingham Apartments
3.5 out of 5
177 Buckingham St, Hartford, CT, 06106
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Hartford. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a fitness center. Popular attractions XL Center and Xfinity Theatre are located ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (6 reviews)
Better than a hotel
"We went to Hartford to check out the Yard Goats, do some brew hopping, and to see some museums/sites of Hartford. Accommodations were excellent, fantastic location, walkable to most places, or short drive to wherever you need to go"

Reviewed on 2022/8/3

The Buckingham Apartments
Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford Downtown
Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford Downtown
3 out of 5
338 Asylum St, Hartford, CT, 06103
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly aparthotel in Hartford. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a free area shuttle. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4/5 Very Good! (228 reviews)
Met my expectations
"Nice property, clean, good breakfast"

Reviewed on 2020/3/17

Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford Downtown
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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