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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Worcester?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 40 vacation rentals near Worcester. From 6 flats & apartments to 31 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Worcester for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Worcester?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Worcester. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Elm Park: 31 vacation rentals
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute: 32 vacation rentals
  • Worcester Art Museum: 32 vacation rentals
  • Union Station: 32 vacation rentals
  • Regatta Point Park: 31 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Worcester listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Worcester?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 6 Flats in Worcester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Worcester include:

  • Houses: 31 rentals available
  • Studios: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Worcester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Worcester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.