Springfield is the largest city in western Massachusetts and is nicknamed `The City of Firsts` as it is known for many inventions and innovations, such as the first modern American automobile and the game of basketball. It is a popular commercial and cultural hub, and is known in history as the site of Shays' Rebellion and was once the home of abolitionist John Brown. Springfield is also well-known for its 735-acre Forest Park, designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.
Boston - Springfield: 1 hrs. 40 mins. approx.
Springfield - Albany: 1 hr. 30 mins. approx.
Albany - Rochester: 3 hrs. 30 mins. approx.
Rochester - Niagara Falls: 1 hr. 35 mins.
Niagara Falls - Buffalo: 25 mins. approx.