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Springfield, MA is known as "The City of Homes" because of its abundance of historic and contemporary housing.
Springfield is only a 30 minute drive from Hartford, CT and Northampton, MA, 90 minutes from Boston and 2.5 hours from New York City, so living in the city and working in the region is affordable and convenient. The 20 minute drive to Bradley International Airport affords Springfield residents the opportunity to travel the world.
Springfield has ample green space (including the 735 acre Forest Park), offers high-quality educational opportunities, and is home to a wonderful museum group and a first-rate resident Symphony Orchestra, as well as many other amenities, and arts & entertainment venues. Visit the Arts & Entertainment and Amenities pages to find out more about happenings in the city.
This vibrant and diverse city of 150,000 offers wonderful restaurants featuring authentic international cuisine. More than 40 languages are spoken by Springfield residents, giving the city a truly international flavor.
Springfield's newest homeowners have many reasons why they decided to choose Springfield. What will be yours?
arts & Entertainment
For a city of 156,000 souls, Springfield offers a wide array of attractions, entertainment, and even more cultural opportunities can be found within a short drive.
Springfield is the home to the five museums that make up the Quadrangle: Science, History, D’Amour Fine Arts, Smith Arts, and Dr. Seuss. The National Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden is found outdoors. The Museum of Springfield History opened and features a world class collection of Indian Motocycles and a Springfield-built Rolls Royce. The Indian Orchard section of the city also has a converted mill that is now artists' studio space.
The historic Mattoon Street neighborhood hosts to the longest running arts festival in the region. The local colleges also offer many arts-related activities, and Springfield is part of the Museums 10 collaborative which features themed exhibits year-round. Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum is a 30-minute drive, and the many museums and galleries of the Berkshires are less than an hour away, along with Tanglewood, Jacob's Pillow, and the many other cultural riches of that region of Western Mass.