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May 17

A Wicked Road Trip in Worcester!

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Posted by the Mass Office of Travel and Tourism

There’s nothing better than an adventure packed road trip with friends and family. Combined with the perfect playlist, and an itinerary full of activities, a Massachusetts-inspired road trip can be a special experience — one where driving is only part of the fun.

You’ll find no shortage of scenic drives around here — from leaf peeping along the Mohawk Trail to breathtaking, coastal views on Cape Cod — but all driving aside, this summer, we encourage you to embark on a road trip that’s chockfull of experiences. You know, things like splashing in the ocean, savoring a mouth-watering bite to eat, or just simply enjoying a leisurely afternoon exploring one of Massachusetts’ many gems.

In other words, have yourself a #WICKEDROADTRIP! Head to www.massvacation.com/wickedroadtrip, choose one of our pre-planned road trips (or create your own), and adventure out for some summer fun.

Today, on MassFinds, we’d like to introduce you to “The Heart of New England,” a road trip that spans Central Massachusetts, featuring local art, food, and the outdoors.

Starting with a visit to the Worcester Art Museum, a world-renowned museum known for its eclectic works, is a must. Currently featuring a number of exhibits, like Kennedy To Kent State, the Museum is also in the process of currently integrating a number of pieces from the Higgins Armory collection.

Also in Worcester, for lunch, head over to Coney Island Hot Dog featuring famously-delicious, award-winning hot dogs in a landmark location. Voted “Best Hot Dogs in Worcester,” and known as a Phantom Gourmet ‘Hidden Jewel,’ George’s menu is simple, but fittingly nostalgic.

A short drive over to Sterling, MA, and you’ll find Davis Family Farm, offering a number of family-friendly farmland adventures and activities, and even the Davis Farm Mega Maze (which is currently under construction), one of New England’s most-challenging corn mazes!

And after a day on the farm, you can top-off your adventure with dinner at O’Connor’s Restaurant & Bar, a casual Irish restaurant and bar with an urban feel, serving Irish, European and American favorites seasoned with contemporary culinary ideas. You can check out their full menu here.

Lastly, in part with your #WICKEDROADTRIP, we invite you to show us your summer adventures on Instagram for a chance to win weekly prizes.

It’s simple! Follow us on Instagram (@VisitMA), and complete these three steps:

  1. Take a photo of something you did or saw on your Massachusetts road trip.
  2. Upload the photo to Instagram & tag with “#WICKEDROADTRIP & @VisitMA.”
  3. Check your photo every week, as we’ll be selecting our favorite photos to win cool summer-themed prizes!

Start planning your next Massachusetts road trip here: http://www.massvacation.com/wickedroadtrip!

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