About Worcester

Union-StationThe 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.






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.
GlassTowerAn innovative city with a rich history, Worcester has emerged as a leader in education, health care, biotechnology and life sciences, and financial services, with more than 5,000 businesses located in the city.





Worcester is home to over 100 delicious, local restaurants. From 111 Chophouse to Antonio’s Pizza, Worcester’s restaurant scene has everything in between. Below find an interactive map of the vast dinning offerings Worcester has to offer.

View Worcester Restaurants in a full screen map