Hatfield is within easy reach of many of Springfield’s well-known sights. Among the most interesting places to see are the marvelous Porter Phelps Huntington Museum and the fantastic Hadley Farm Museum. Also, well worth the effort are Calvin Theater and the Academy of Music Theater.
Hatfield has plenty of museums and theaters within easy reach that make great places to visit. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst. The area is a great destination for art lovers. Make sure you see the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst.
There are many picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Visitors of all ages will enjoy a visit to the Smith College Botanic Garden in Northampton and the Look Memorial Park. There is a charming atmosphere here as well as well-designed gardens. Enjoy the local wilderness by heading to the Joseph Skinner State Park in Hadley.
Sports fans vacationing in Hatfield should get tickets for nearby Mullins Center, Amherst to see the UMass Minutemen doing battle with visiting teams. To look like a local, don’t forget to pack some maroon and white, the colors of the UMass Minutemen.
At the end of a day exploring the streets of Hatfield, get a good nights sleep at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms and rates at the Howard Johnson Amherst Hadley, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites AMHERST-HADLEY, MA, or the Econo Lodge, Hadley.