Holyoke Tourism, Massachusetts

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Holyoke is a city in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States that lies between the western bank of the Connecticut River and the Mount Tom Range. As of 2012, the city had an estimated population of 40,135. Sitting eight miles north of Springfield, Holyoke is part of the Springfield Metropolitan Area, one of the two distinct metropolitan areas in Massachusetts.


Holyoke was formerly a major paper production centre in Massachusetts. The city is a perfect blend of heritage and a youthful energy. One of the major attractions in Holyoke is the Dinosaur Footprints Reservation near the Connecticut River. The sport of volleyball is said to have been invented in Holyoke. There is a Volleyball Hall of Fame in the Heritage State Park. Holyoke celebrates several festivals with a parade. The best parade in town is the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Kids will not be bored in this city. The Holyoke Merry Go Round has been in use since 1929. The Children’s Museum also keeps the young tots interested. Visit the Wistariahurst Museum that offers you glimpses into the lives of the Skinner family in Holyoke. Plan a trip to Holyoke on your next holiday in Massachusetts.


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Facts and Stats for Holyoke*

  • Holyoke: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Holyoke for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Holyoke.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Holyoke - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 89.06 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Holyoke

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Holyoke

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 60 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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