Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Russell

The forests and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Russell. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travelers with its restaurants and shopping. Springfield Armory and Volleyball Hall of Fame are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Russell

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Russell a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maple Corner Farm Cross Country Ski Area (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Becket Land Trust Historic Quarry (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Lost Acres Vineyard (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Otis Ridge (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Six Flags New England (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Zoo in Forest Park and Education Center (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Russell

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Russell is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tolland State Forest (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Becket Land Trust Historic Quarry (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Mount Tom (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Holyoke Heritage State Park (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Enders State Forest (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • McLean Game Refuge (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)

Transportation options to and around Russell

Fly into Westfield, MA (BAF-Barnes Municipal), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (11.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.), which is 18.1 mi (29.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Russell?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44 holiday lettings near Russell. From 23 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Russell is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Russell?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Russell. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Holyoke Mall: 88 holiday lettings
  • Skinner State Park and Historic Summit House: 85 holiday lettings
  • Windsor Locks Station: 103 holiday lettings
  • Big E (Eastern States Exposition): 77 holiday lettings
  • Look Memorial Park: 101 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Russell listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Russell?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 23 Houses in Russell. Our other popular types of Russell holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Russell?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Russell. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.