Moving to Worcester? Find Five Fab Places to go Downtown
You’re thinking about moving to Worcester. Good choice. Not only was it ranked among the top ten best places for families to live in 2014 by Parenting.com, but, according to BestPlaces.com, it also has a median income of $46,105 and an average home price of $227,500 – meaning it’s a family-friendly, affordable place to live.
But everyone from singles to seniors can enjoy a Massachusetts lifestyle without the Boston price tag here. Rent is very economical, so apartment hunting is enjoyable and easy..
Worcester is car-friendly but still very walkable. If you’re near the Grid District in downtown Worcester, you’ll find plenty of cool restaurants, shops, museums and more to visit.
5 Places to Go In Worcester
Whether you want to live in the Worcester suburbs or downtown, Worcester always has something fun to do. Check out:
- Worcester Art Museum: From Roman mosaics to Tiffany stained glass to medieval armor, the Worcester Art Museum offers art lovers everything they want. It also hosts cultural events and art classes for all levels. You can’t beat free parking, either. Hanover Theater for the Performing Arts: Right off of Portland Street, HTPA is ranked by Pollstar as one of the top theaters in the world. enovated in 2008, this theatre is a gorgeous place to catch a Broadway show, comedian, or musical act. There’s not a bad seat in the house.
- Crompton Collective: This venue offers local vendors store space to sell their unique products. Grab some brunch at a nearby restaurant, then spend the day browsing everything from antiques to locally made soaps. Every Saturday, there’s a farmer’s market nearby.
- The Beer Garden: This brewpub on Franklin Street (the main drag in Worcester) is one of downtown’s newest. It provides live music and a house DJ to entertain you and offers an outdoor patio open from spring till fall for your outdoor dining and drinking pleasure.
- Elm Park: Recently renovated, the first public park in America is a great place to spend the day. It features a walkway for joggers and walkers and plenty of events in the warmer months.
The Bridge at Elm Park in Worcester, MA.
Wherever you choose to live in Worcester, you’ll be near all these happening places. Enjoy them as you explore this fantastic, up-and-coming city. You’ll always find new things springing up to do.
Make the Move to Downtown Worcester