©

Springfield trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Springfield

Trip Planner USA  /  Massachusetts  /  Springfield
Springfield is a city in Western New England, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. Springfield sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River near its confluence with three rivers; the western Westfield River, the eastern Chicopee River, and the eastern Mill River. As of the 2010 Census, the city's population was 153,060. Metropolitan Springfield, as one of two metropolitan areas in Massachusetts (the other being Greater Boston), had an estimated population of 698,903 as of 2009.The first Springfield in the New World, it is the largest city in Western New England, and the urban, economic, and cultural capital of Massachusetts' Connecticut River Valley (colloquially known as the Pioneer Valley). It is the third-largest city in Massachusetts and fourth-largest in New England, after Boston, Worcester, and Providence, Rhode Island. Springfield has several nicknames – The City of Firsts, because of its many innovations (see below for a partial list); The City of Homes, due to its Victorian residential architecture; and Hoop City, because basketball - one of the world's most popular sports - was invented in Springfield.
Plan how to spend your time in Springfield and other destinations in United States using our United States day trip planning tool .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Springfield

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Springfield

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Springfield

18 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, teens, popular PREFERENCES: October, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 58 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Federal Way & Springfield BY A USER FROM VIETNAM November, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 37 days in United States, Montreal & Toronto BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, teens, kids, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Springfield BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Springfield BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in California & Springfield BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 2 days in Springfield BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans