Worcester, Westborough and Northborough, are nearby suburbs which are also worth exploring.
To really get a feel for Worcester, visit one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Find the treasures kept in some of the museums such as the Higgins Armory Museum, the Worcester Historical Museum and the Franklin D. Roosevelt American Heritage Center. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the popular performance venues such as Mechanics Hall and Tuckerman Hall. Enjoy the beautiful artworks at the Worcester Art Museum.
If you are travelling with kids, let them run around at the child-friendly attractions nearby. Experience some of the Earth’s most remarkable creatures at Barnyard Zoo.
There are a number of beautiful natural destinations here so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Families will enjoy a visit to the Regatta Point Park. There is a charming atmosphere here as well as well-designed gardens.
Shrewsbury is a place of proud sporting traditions. Join local fans at nearby Fitton Field, home to the Worcester Bravehears baseball team in summer and the Holy Cross Crusaders football team in autumn. Depending on the score, either celebrate or commiserate with friendly locals after the full-time siren blows in one of the nearby watering holes.
After exploring the streets of Shrewsbury, relax for the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Take your pick from the Hilton Garden Inn Worcester, the Courtyard by Marriott Worcester, or the Days Inn Shrewsbury - Worcester.