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.


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.




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