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Worcester's rather large airport is currently unused by passenger airlines, however passenger service will continue on December 22, 2005 four days a week between Worcester and Orlando, Florida.
The MBTA's Framingham Worcester Line : $6 one way. Often takes an hour to an hour and a half, depending on if you are on a local or express train.
Greyhound has far more frequent service and (sometimes) faster service. In theory this should take 50 minutes, however, Greyhound uses the Mass Pike where traffic is often miserable More...
Worcester has it's fair share of odd roadside attractions, such as the American Sanitary Plumbing Museum. The museum is closed for the summer, and re-opens in September. Visiting hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Higgins Armory Museum, which prides itself on being "The only Museum in the Western Hemisphere solely dedicated to the collection of arms, armor and art." Visiting hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. then Sunday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Sorry, but it's closed Mondays.
The Burnside Fountain, located on the south More...
Worcester is located in central Massachusetts approximately 45 miles west of Boston. Worcester was established as a town on June 14, 1722 and as a city on February 29, 1848. It has a population of 172,648 and is the third largest city in New England, behind Boston and Providence. Worcester, MA is the home of nine colleges and universities, the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, and the Massachusetts Bio-Technology Research Park, and the American Antiquarian Society. Despite their large number, Worcester's colleges and universities have not left much of an More...
Sturbridge and surrounding areas are easily accessible. There are two major highways that meet in Sturbridge. Route 90, also known as the Massachusetts Turnpike, is a toll road running east to west through Massachusetts. Sturbridge is Exit 9 off of the Mass Pike. Connecting Sturbridge to Hartford, CT and beyond is Route 84. Although designated as running east to west, it actually runs more or less a northeast to southwest route. In addition to the major routes, several secondary highways offer additional routes into town. Running from Boston in the east to the Pacific on More...
Many, many dining options, ranging from the every day to the extraordinary. There are quite a few excellent restaurants in and around Sturbridge.
• Annie's Country Kitchen, 140 Main St (Rt 131), Sturbridge. Best breakfast around, can get very busy. Get there early, before 9:00AM. Tons of specials. This is where the locals go for breakfast. Good lunches too. 508-347-2320
• Sunburst Restaurant, Corner of Main St (Rt 20) and Arnold Rd. 508-347-3097
• The Vienna Restaurant and More...
Sturbridge is a charming New England town located in southern central Massachusetts approximately 60 miles west of Boston. Sturbridge is probably most famous for the Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) living history museum. Besides OSV, Sturbridge offers an exciting shopping, dining, and recreation destination. Located in southern central Massachusetts, Sturbridge is easily accessible via major routes from all directions. Sturbridge has maintained a unique blend of modern convenience and historical charm. There are many lakes and outdoor activities in Sturbridge and the More...