The City of Worcester – a five-time recipient of the All America City Award – is located in the heart of Massachusetts. As New England’s second largest city, with a population of 185,000, Worcester combines the historic charm of a small town with the conveniences and attractions of a thriving metropolis. Centrally located, Worcester is 45 minutes west of Boston and north of Providence, Rhode Island. Worcester boasts 10 colleges and universities and 60-plus parks. With more than 70 cultural venues, including world-class museums, concert halls, theatres, and delicious eateries, Worcester offers visitors plenty to do and see in this central location with convenient access to all of New England.

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