Tourism works for Western Mass!

A vibrant tourism economy makes this region a great place to visit and an even better place to live! Share Your Story with us and we’ll share it with our local legislative delegation. Let your elected officials know that tourism works for you!

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Tourism is the Third Largest Industry in Western Mass.

Tourism Provides Over 3,000 Jobs in Hampden County Alone.

Visitors Paid Over $46 MILLION in State & Local Taxes.

Tourism-related Taxes Fund our Roads, Schools & Infrastructure.

Western Mass Activities

Family Fun

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Outdoor Adventure

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Art and Culture

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College Visits

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Western Mass Events

  • Brunelle’s Marina, Lady Bea Cruise

    Enjoy a day time excursion or a beautiful sunset on the Connecticut River. Regular runs occur until Columbus day. With air conditioning and heating, we are prepared to cruise in various weather

    September 7 - September 30
  • CrabApple Whitewater, Maine Kennebec River

    While a few of our Maine neighbors join us for the day, most of our whitewater rafters enjoy a comfortable night’s stay in our riverside lodging before a day of

    September 10 - September 30
  • ArtWeek Berkshires

    A festival celebrating creativity across the Berkshires. 1Berkshire and the five Cultural Districts of Berkshire County are collaborating on a 10-day festival from September 15th through the 25th, featuring all things

    September 15 - September 25
  • Connecticut Science Center, Exhibits

    Extended until Oct 30! Embark on a journey into the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification. Through modern science and engaging multimedia exhibits, this exhibition reveals how the scientific studies

    September 16 - October 2