The abundance of attractions makes Springfield a popular visitor destination in Western Mass.

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame - The international shrine honoring basketball's greatest players, coaches and contributors.

Springfield Library and Museums at The Quadrangle - Four museums and the city's main library branch reside within this historic downtown square.

The Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden - A garden within the Quadrangle, this memorial honors the late Springfield native and his famous characters with five bronze sculptures.

Bright Nights at Forest Park - An annual display of holiday lights, characters and scenes that draws nearly 50,000 annual visitors to view the display by car, bus and horse-drawn carriage rides.

CityStage and Symphony Hall - Venues for concerts, Broadway and off-Broadway productions, children's programming, and guest speakers; Home of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.

Worthington Street Entertainment District - Also called the "Club Quarter," this nightlife hotspot is a concentration of restaurants, bars and dance clubs within downtown Springfield.

MassMutual Center - Home to the American Hockey League's Springfield Thunderbirds, this is the city's largest venue for live entertainment, as well as trade shows and conferences.

The Zoo in Forest Park - Situated in Forest Park, a 735-acre woodland park in Springfield, the zoo features exotic and indigenous animals, a variety of educational programs and special events for children and adults.

Springfield Armory National Historic Site - A large museum, exhibits, and special events speak of nearly two centuries of pioneering American military arms manufacturing.

Smith and Wesson Shooting Sport Center - This public shooting facility features shooting lanes available to licensed or unlicensed members and non-members in which a selection of Smith & Wesson firearms, and targets are available for use. A museum featuring the history and products of the company is also located here.

Titanic Historical Society Museum - The first permanent exhibition of rare Titanic artifacts and documents donated by survivors are housed in this collection.

Springfield Parks and Recreation - City recreation amenities include 19 parks, public pools, playgrounds and the Cyr Ice Arena.

Historical Victorian Neighborhoods - Springfield is the home of entire neighborhoods of historical housing and Victorian mansions, most of which have been restored and preserved for modern use and showcasing through home tours.

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