Latitude: 42.22957 to 42.31178
Longitude: -71.75984 to -71.90262
Area code(s): 508, 774, 978
Zip Code(s): 01601, 01602, 01603, 01604, 01605, 01606, 01607, 01608, 01609, 01610, 01612, 01613, 01614, 01615, 01653, 01654, 01655
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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...
• Coney Island Hot Dogs, 158 Southbridge Street, 753-4362, Open W-M. (best hot dogs, best sign)
• Long Island Hot Dogs, 68 Stafford Street, 753-9223. (best burger)
For breakfast the wealth of diners opens up and it is near impossible to choose. Here are some of the most cool and comfy:
• Parkway Diner, 148 Shrewsbury Street, 753-9968.
• Jeans Place, 136 Cambridge Street, 753-9466.
• Gold Star Diner