Are you planning your vacation and looking for some place new that offers something for everyone in your family? Springfield, Massachusetts may be the perfect place to consider. Springfield offers something for everyone from the kids who love Dr. Seuss, to the basketball fan and even the firearms enthusiast and art critic. Take a look at these great places to enjoy on your next vacation in Springfield, Massachusetts!
Hobbies on a Budget received discounts or tickets to help facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. No monetary compensation was received.
Plan your Vacation in Springfield Massachusetts
When we plan a vacation, we want to make sure everyone can enjoy the places we visit. The city of Springfield can definitely deliver something for everyone.
Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame
A visit to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame is not just for the basketball fan. There is so much history about the sport, but also interactive exhibits and activities for kids of all ages.
The Springfield Museums is a collection of four museums: George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield Science Museum, The Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Springfield History and of course, the Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden. Admission for each of the museums is included in one ticket purchase.
Plan to spend some time going through each of these museums. There are so many hidden treasures that you are going to want to take your time!
Don’t miss the Dr. Seuss Memorial Gardens!
Whether you are a firearm enthusiast or simply appreciate the history of our country, a visit to the Springfield Armory is a fascinating experience. Don’t miss the chance for the kids to become Jr Rangers while you’re there! Cost: FREE!
Where to Stay
If you’re looking for a great place to stay, check out the Sheraton in downtown Springfield.
Where to Eat
If you are looking for a restaurant with some good local flavor, you can walk over to Theodore’s. It’s only a few blocks from the Sheraton!
Connect with Springfield, Massachusetts
Have you ever been to Springfield, Massachusetts? What is your favorite place in this great city? I’d love to hear!