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Surrounding Areas We Serve

We serve the entire Springfield area including West Springfield, Granby, Monson, Windsor Locks, Chicopee, Westfield, Holyoke.
Guests of Almost Home Springfield, MA will find this eclectic city the perfect destination to indulge a variety of interests during their corporate housing stay. Rivaling Boston as the only other metropolitan area in the state, Springfield has been home to a variety of companies such as Mirriam-Webster, Smith & Wesson, Milton Bradley, Rolls-Royce, and Good Housekeeping magazine.

Being only four miles from the Connecticut state line puts Springfield in close proximity to Hartford, CT; and the stretch between the two is known as “Knowledge Corridor,” home to 32 universities & liberal arts colleges. Springfield, MA temporary housing clients with an academic bent might find these campuses the perfect detour on a day away from work.

Destinations for the Aficionado of History & Culture

Boasting a rich history as the first “Springfield” of the new world, this fascinating city is the birthplace of both basketball and Dr. Suess. As a result, top hotspots for visitors include the Basketball Hall of Fame and the Dr. Suess National Memorial Sculpture Garden.

For one-stop exposure to the best of Springfield, one might want to hit the Quadrangle, a cluster of museums at the center of which sit the aforementioned Dr. Suess sculptures. Surrounding Suess’s zany characters, you will find the following cultural attractions:

  • George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum
  • Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts
  • Springfield Science Museum
  • Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History
  • The Amazing World of Dr. Suess Museum (coming in 2017)

Outdoor Activities near your Springfield, MA Corporate Apartment

For those looking for a dose of fresh air, perhaps a visit to Six Flags New England or the Eastern States Exposition (The Big E) would do the trick. Both are within 2 miles of Springfield and are major New England attractions. Six Flags New England is open mid-April through November and includes both a water park and the highly acclaimed roller coaster, Superman the Ride.

If you’re lucky enough to be in Springfield from mid-September to early-October, you won’t want to miss The Big E, the equivalent of a joint state fair of all six New England states. As such, it’s a great place to enjoy typical fair attractions in addition to the educational (and one-of-a-kind) Avenue of States — a lineup of replicas of each states’ original statehouse – which provides exposure to the local products and attractions of each New England state.

If you’re lucky enough to be in Springfield from mid-September to early-October, you won’t want to miss The Big E, the equivalent of a joint state fair of all six New England states. As such, it’s a great place to enjoy typical fair attractions in addition to the educational (and one-of-a-kind) Avenue of States — a lineup of replicas of each states’ original statehouse – which provides exposure to the local products and attractions of each New England state.

  • Apremont Triangle Park
  • Armoury Commons
  • Connecticut River Walk Park
  • Court Square
  • Five Mile Pond
  • Forest Park
  • King Philip’s
  • Leonardo da Vinci Park
  • Pynchon Park
  • Stearns Square
  • Van Horn Park

Dining Options

Once the exercise and mental stimulation have caused you to work up an appetite, there’s no shortage of eateries within a short jaunt. The Red Rose Pizzeria is said to offer the best pies in the Springfield area, whether you’re looking for the classic recipe or pizza with a twist. Theodore’s comes highly recommended as the preferred destination for fantastic BBQ, while Chef Wayne’s Big Mamou is the go-to place for Cajun cuisine. And if it’s atmosphere you’re looking for, The Student Prince Café & The Fort Dining Room is a German restaurant that offers a great dining experience as well as the capability of hosting larger groups and parties.