While you're planning your visit to WMA, this page will help you get around the area and take care of your basic needs, like lodging and dining. You may also find the Valley Visitor website helpful.

WMA is located in Western Mass. with access to several colleges within a radius of four to 28 miles. Among the 10 area colleges are: Amherst College, Bay Path University, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, University of Massachusetts and Western New England University.

Students and faculty members take advantage of the cultural events held on these campuses as well as the nearby arts and cultural hub of Northampton.


Greater Springfield Area

Hilton Garden Inn Springfield

(at the Basketball Hall of Fame)
800 W. Columbus Avenue
Springfield, MA 01105

Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel
One Monarch Place
Springfield, MA 01104
413.781.1010 or 800.426.9004
Book online for WMA rate

Tower Square Hotel
2 Boland Way
Springfield, MA 01104
413.781.7111 or 844.656.8641

West Springfield/Chicopee/Ludlow
Best Western Sovereign Hotel and Conference Center

1080 Riverdale Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
413.781.8750 or 800.870.0486

Holiday Inn Express
106 Capital Drive
West Springfield, MA 01089
413.736.5000 or 800.228.5150

Holiday Inn Express
321 Center Street
Ludlow, MA 01056
413.589.9300 or 877.666.3243
(Exit 7 off I-90)
Book online for WMA rate

Hampton Inn West
1011 Riverdale Street
West Springfield, MA 01089
413.732.1300 or 800.246.7866

Hampton Inn
600 Memorial Drive
Chicopee, MA 01020
(Exit 5 off I-90)


Travel Time

  • Bradley Airport is approximately 45 minutes away from WMA.
  • Enfield, Conn., is approximately 30 minutes away from WMA.
  • Hartford is approximately an hour away from WMA.

Doubletree Hotel – Bradley International Airport
16 Ella Grasso Turnpike
Windsor Locks, CT 06096

Holiday Inn Springfield South
1 Bright Meadow Boulevard
Enfield, CT 06082
860.741.2211 or 877.666.3243

Hilton Hartford
315 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103


Lord Manor Bed & Breakfast

33 Green Street
Monson, MA 01057
413.267.LORD (5673)
10 percent discount for WMA stays, except on Brimfield Antique Show weekends

For Fun

Basketball Hall of Fame Springfield

Big E Fairgrounds West Springfield

Bright Nights (seasonal) Springfield

Six Flags New England (seasonal) Agawam


Village Store & Café (sandwiches) Main Street

Rice Fruit Farm (ice cream and baked treats) Main Street

La Cucina di Hampden House (casual, pizza) Hampden


Eastfield Mall Boston Road

Scented Garden Gift Shop Wilbraham Shops, Boston Road

Wilbraham Flowers Boston Road

Staples Boston Road

Big Y (groceries) Boston Road