Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
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"The mission of the Forest Park Zoological Society is to promote public awareness and appreciation for indigenous and exotic animals, and to provide educational programming for all ages that encourages understanding and respect for the natural environment."
(This excerpt taken from The Zoo in Forest Park website)
"Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was born, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting, preserving and celebrating the game of basketball at every level – men and women, amateur and professional players, coaches and contributors, both domestically and internationally. The Hall of Fame museum is home to more than 400 inductees and over 40,000 square feet of basketball history. "
(This excerpt taken from Basketball Hall of Fame website)
"Set in an entertainment complex, this grand hotel and casino surrounded by restaurants is a 9-minute walk from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and a 15-minute walk from Union train station."
(This excerpt taken from MGM Springfield website)
"The Springfield Museums, located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, is comprised of four world-class museums; the Museum of Fine Arts, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, the Springfield Science Museum, and the Connecticut Valley Historical Museum."
(This excerpt taken from The Springfield Museums website)
"The five bronze sculptures include Dr. Seuss busily working at his drawing board with the Cat in the Hat standing at his side as his muse, and lots of other favorite Dr. Seuss characters..."
(This excerpt taken from Dr. Seuss National Memorial website)
"Grassmere Country Club is a 9 hole Public Golf Course located in Northern Connecticut. Beautifully manicured greens and fairways, rambling brooks and a hilly terrain afford the golfer a PGA feeling."
(This excerpt taken from Grassmere Country Club website)
"Come make your first tandem skydive. Leave the aircraft at over 2 miles above the earth. Experience the thrill of Skydiving with one of our Highly qualified instructors and have the thrill of a life time."
(This excerpt taken from Connecticut Parachutists, Inc. website)
"From thrilling rides to world-class entertainment, Six Flags New England has it all."
(This excerpt taken from Six Flags New England website)
"Kloter Farms is a handmade furniture store in Ellington, CT where families (and pets) are welcome to tour their outdoor display park, enjoy some ice cream from their own ice cream barn, and the kids can enjoy playing on the playsets on display. Their products are hand-made in small shops throughout America"
(This excerpt taken from Kloter Farms website)
"The Connecticut Trolley Museum has over 70 pieces of rail equipment dating back to 1869. During your visit, you can see historic passenger and freight trolley cars, interurban cars, elevated railway cars, passenger and freight railroad cars, service cars, locomotives, and a variety of other equipment from railways around Connecticut. You will also find examples from Brooklyn, Boston, New Orleans, Milwaukee, Cleveland, Springfield, Lynchburg, Montreal, and even Rio De Janeiro, Brazil."
(This excerpt taken from Connecticut Trolley Museum website)