Holyoke Tourism

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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*

  • Pollution Statistics in Holyoke

    Know the pollution level of Holyoke before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • 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 65.91 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 84.09 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 62.5 (High)
    • Car Stealing 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 67.5 (High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 95 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 9.09 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 60 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Holyoke - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 27.51 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 29.31 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.86 (Very Low)
    • 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 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.71 USD

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

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