The Massachusetts Turnpike (U.S. I-90) , connects Westfield to the Berkshire Hills to the west and Central Massachusetts and Greater Boston in the east. U.S. Route 20 also runs from east to west and provides access to the "hill towns" of western Hampden County. Use U.S. Route 202 for access to the city from the north or south. If you are coming from Agawam, Massachusetts or Suffield, Connecticut, MA Rte. 187 may be your best bet.
The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) has routes all over the Pioneer Valley. Although the system is fairly extensive for such a decentralized area, buses are somewhat infrequent and not all route run nights and weekends, especially outside of the school year (September - May).
Stanley Park, 400 Western Avenue, (413) 568-9312, , seasonal schedule varies. Stanley Park consists of nearly 300 acres of formal gardens, a carillon tower, trails, sports fields and a substantial nature area. Free.
Grandmother's Garden at Chauncey Allen Park, Smith Avenue, , dawn to dusk. Grandmother's Garden is colonial-revival style flower garden located near Westfield's downtown.
Hampton Pond State Park, U.S. Route 202, (413) 532-3985. Hampton Pond State Park offers water based recreation activities and picnicking.
Amelia Park Children's Museum, 99 Elm Street (currently closed while transitioning to a new location), (413) 572-4014, . Hands-on museum for children.