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Worcester, MA, USA

Guide to Worcester

The beautiful historical city of Massachusetts, Worcester offers a diverse selection of things to do and see for visitors who travel from across the globe. The city is actually famous and most popularly known by the name ?Heart of the Commonwealth?. It is a busy city but counted as one of the friendliest places where travelers could explore. It is pretty close to Boston and using the Worcester bus service, visitors can take advantage to explore the variant offerings of the city injected with an infused cultural and modern personality.

The cultural influence of the Worcester city is enjoyable and filled with fun due to the influx of hundreds of students outlined in dozens of colleges. There are many theatres, concerts, museums, and galleries, some of which are world renowned, an abundance of restaurants, shops, and ethnic festivals etc. The thriving city is home to dozens of universities.

The city features a wide assortment of restaurants, cafes, nightlife, shops, and hotels etc. For both young and old tourists, there are plenty of attractions to provide them a reason to visit the beautiful city.

Top attractions in the city:


1. Visit Famous Worcester Art Museum

The world-renowned Art museum in Worcester has an outstanding collection of art that spans more than 40 centuries and features 35,000 pieces of work through a variety of mediums like paintings, prints, sculptures and the wonderful collection of photography and decorative media, drawing, and art. Some of the famous artists like Whistler, Monet, Goya, Gaugin etc. have contributed their work. The most influential part of the museum structure is its floor which is mosaics inspired by the ancient city of Antioch. Using the bus service to Worcester, visitors can commute to the destination.


2. Explore beautiful EcoTarium Museum in Worcester

The unique indoor and outdoor science and nature dedicated museum encourages and inspires visitors who have a keen interest in nature and science. It is set up in an urban oasis where visitors can explore the museum by taking an exhilarating walk and discover more about the galaxy and the planets at the Digital Alden Planetarium. At Animal corner, some of the local wildlife can be explored. Every year, the museum hosts a variety of activities, special events and educational trips designed to provide an interactive and hands-on experience.


3. Visit Worcester Historical Museum

The museum is dedicated to present the local history of the city. A variety of collection features the historical artifacts, documents, and objects that are related to the history of the Worcester. The artifacts display the informative historical exhibits which are related to past like ceramics, woodwork, industry, colonial-weaponry and significant collection of textile and costume.


4. Mechanics Hall

The stunning decor, architectural elegance and outstanding qualities make it renowned worldwide. The most popular venue for events in Central Massachusetts has showcase one of the finest performances about the pre-Civil War. The superior acoustics, sound quality, and modern amenities make it a world-class venue.


5. Visit Green Hill Park

A large municipal park located on Skyline Drive in Worcester covers more than four hundred and Eighty acres. It contains golf course, baseball court, picnic areas, and handball courts etc.            


Best Places to Stay:


There are many beautiful country house hotels in the city which are located on the banks of the River Severn which flows in the heart of the historic Worcester. The unique and commanding location of these hotels lets the travelers who are on business or leisure visit in the city, to experience the pleasure and comfort. The fascinating and beautiful attractions are just moments away from the hotels like Digil House Hotel, Severn View Hotel, The Rag House, Premier Inn Malvern Hotel etc.


Travelers can enjoy taking a stroll at an illuminated towpath and footbridge. The luxury boutique hotels can suit anyone who is seeking comfort and relaxation.


Transportation Options:


The Worcester Regional Transit Authority provides intercity buses from Worcester and can take passengers from Airport to Union transportation. The city is centrally located in Massachusetts and New England and due to its convenient location; travelers can get access to all popular states in New England.


The best way to travel from Worcester is through Air Travel if it's beyond otherwise for intercity train and bus services are provided. The beautifully restored and constructed Union station is an intermodal hub which provides service throughout the city and into the surrounding areas.


The bus routes from Worcester MA can be obtained which can help the travelers to commute from one place to another easily and safely.


Stunning Nightlife in Worcester:


The Worcester is also known as the party capital of Worcestershire where you will find a lively club scene and varieties if trendy bars and traditional British clubs. Travelers can enjoy contemporary cocktails and wine at the bars. Most of them are located in the center of the city and are nearby to some of the Worcester MA bus stop. Some of the popular country bars offer high quality of dining option during day time and at night they become the perfect place for a party. Travelers can relax at The White Hart, The Marrs Bar, Manor Farm, Slug and Lettuce, Drummonds Bar etc.


Know places to shop in Worcester:


Some of the high-street shopping alleys can offer ample of options to the travelers till they get tired of shopping. The wide selection of chain offers both independent shops and boutiques where one can find unique and amazing gift options. The shopping Centre offers a mixture of stores from like the body shop, HMV, Boots, House of Fraser etc. where there are a lot of shopping opportunities.


There is a multitude of antique shops as well which offers a diverse collection of arts and crafts at retailer price and from where visitors can buy something special for their loved ones. Crowngate is located in the heart of Worcester and is one of the largest Centres for shopping arena which boasts a perfect selection of high-end popular street names, emerging fashion brands, and independent café brands. Shopping in the city is just not restricted to mortar walls and brick; it also offers an extra flavor of an eclectic mix.


Taking a Bus trip to Worcester


Taking a bus trip to Worcester has been found to be more beneficial, flexible, cheap, comfortable and safe than any other option. Ourbus is one of the Worcester’s favorite bus services. There are so many benefits that come along with it too:

  • Bus tracking service

  • Free bottled water

  • Free rescheduling

  • Personal power outlets

  • Free internet (Wi-Fi)