Destination guide

Lively Worcester will entice you

Take a holiday to Worcester and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums. Renowned for its university setting, art and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Worcester

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Worcester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barnyard Zoo (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Ski Ward Ski Area (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Westborough Country Club (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Apex Entertainment Center (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Nashoba Valley Winery (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Wachusett Mountain Ski Area (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Worcester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Worcester is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Elm Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • EcoTarium (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Regatta Point Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Hopkinton State Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • River Bend Farm Visitors Center (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Ghiloni Park (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Worcester

Fly into Worcester, MA (ORH-Worcester Regional), the closest airport, located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 28.7 mi (46.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Worcester Union Station.

Where to stay around Worcester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 77 holiday lettings near Worcester. From 32 Houses to 7 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Worcester for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Elm Park: 70 holiday lettings
  • Regatta Point Park: 66 holiday lettings
  • College of the Holy Cross: 71 holiday lettings
  • American Sanitary Plumbing Museum: 71 holiday lettings
  • Worcester Art Museum: 72 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Worcester 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 Worcester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 32 Houses in Worcester. Our other popular types of Worcester holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 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 Worcester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Worcester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.