Getting Here

ArborEXPO ‘23 will be held at the Eastern States Exposition (The Big E) in West Springfield, MA. Benefit from convenient highway access, plus ample parking at the venue. Located in idyllic western Massachusetts, West Springfield is a short distance from Bradley International Airport (BDL) in nearby Hartford, CT.

Eastern States Exposition

1305 Memorial Ave
West Springfield, MA 01089

GPS Address:
875 Memorial Ave
West Springfield, MA 01089

Transportation

By Air:

Bradley International Airport (BDL), Hartford is served by all major carriers and is a 30-minute drive (20 miles) from the Big E and nearby hotels. Upon arrival, taxi, airport limousine, or airport auto rental are available on-site.


By Car:

FROM CONNECTICUT AND POINTS SOUTH: Take I-91 North from Rte. 2, I-84, I-95 or the Merritt Parkway — Follow I-91 North to Mass. Exit 3 to Route 5 North to Rte. 147 West, Memorial Avenue approximately 3/4 mi. to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.

Alternate directions:

– I-91 North Exit 5 (East Columbus Ave.) and follow signs

– I-91 North Exit 7B (us 20) and follow signs

FROM BOSTON AND POINTS EAST: Massachusetts Turnpike I-90 West to Exit 45, to Rte. 5 South to Rte. 147 West. Continue approximately 3/4 mi. to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.

FROM THE BERKSHIRES AND POINTS WEST: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike East to Exit 45, to Rte. 5 South, to Rte. 147 West. Continue approximately 3/4 mi. to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.

FROM VERMONT AND POINTS NORTH: Take I-91 South to Mass. Exit 10B, to Rte. 5 South, to Rte. 147 West. Continue approximately 3/4 mi. to ESE’s Gate 9 public parking lot.

FROM NEW YORK CITY: Take I-95 North to New Haven, CT, travel North on I-91 and follow above directions from Connecticut and Points South. Or, follow Merritt Parkway or I-84 to I-91 North.

FROM LONG ISLAND: Take the Orient Point Ferry to New London, CT or the Port Jefferson Ferry to Bridgeport. From New London, follow I-95 South and from Bridgeport, follow I-95 North to New Haven and follow above directions from Connecticut and Points South.

Travel Time:

Hartford: 30 minutes by car
Boston: 1 hour 41 minutes by car
New York: 3 hours by car