5 days in Western Massachusetts Itinerary

5 days in Western Massachusetts Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Massachusetts travel planner
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Springfield
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Pittsfield
— 3 nights
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Springfield — 1 night

Springfield is a city in western New England, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Basketball Hall of Fame, find something for the whole family at Six Flags New England, then try to win big at MGM Springfield, and finally stroll around Stanley park. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens, snap pictures at Bridge of Flowers, and then examine the collection at Yankee Candle Flagship Store.

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Boston to Springfield is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for little chillier nights in Springfield, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pittsfield.
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Pittsfield — 3 nights

Pittsfield is the largest city and the county seat of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pittsfield: Zipline (in Charlemont), MASS MoCA (in North Adams) and Williamstown (The Clark Art Institute & Williams College Museum of Art). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Hancock Shaker Village, look for gifts at Williams & Sons Country Store, explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Museum, and take an in-depth tour of The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home.

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You can drive from Springfield to Pittsfield in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Springfield, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Pittsfield, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.
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