Central Mass

Central Massachusetts is a hidden gem, full of art & culture, unique family fun, and gorgeous natural vistas. Here in the heart of Massachusetts, you can go to “sugar camp” at Old Sturbridge Village’s living history museum; explore everything from treetops to the solar system at the totally unique indoor-outdoor museum, the Ecotarium; and take on Wachusett Mountain on skis in the winter, and in hiking boots the rest of the year. While in Central Mass, don’t miss out on the burgeoning culinary scene, memorable art, or rockin’ live music venues of Worcester, New England’s third largest city.

For more information on Central Massachusetts, visit these sites:
Discover Central Massachusetts
Johnny Appleseed Trail Association

  • Moore State Park, Paxton - Credit: Chelsea Ouellet

  • Red Apple Farm, Phillipston - Credit Chelsea Ouellet

  • Credit - Chelsea Creekmore

  • Tower Hill Botanical Garden, Boylston - Credit: Chelsea Creekmore

  • Cycle New England

    Sutton

    self-guided bike tours featuring charming and historic villages, cozy B&B's, spectacular coastline and interesting sites. more

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  • Haymakers Country Store

    West Brookfield

    A country store located in two rooms of our old farmhouse built around 1850. The shop is fashioned after an old... more

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  • International Fairgrounds: Uxbridge, MA

    Uxbridge, Ma

    The International Fairgrounds provide a family fun environment dedicated to bringing international acts and performances locally. Experience the wonder of... more

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  • Lalajava

    Northboro

    Lalajava is not your typical coffeehouse. Your first impression will feel like you are on vacation. The music, the colors,... more

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  • LANNI ORCHARDS, INC.

    Lunenburg

    Lanni Orchards, Inc. is a local family operated orchard. We offer PYO apples and other fruits in the spring and... more

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  • Louisa Lake Park

    Milford

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  • Meadowbrook Orchards

    Sterling

    Enjoy Lunch or weekend breakfast looking over our 100 acre apple orchard. Offering fresh breads and homemade soups. Our breakfast is... more

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  • Rock House Reservation

    West Brookfield

    Built by the glacier and blessed by indigenous tribes who hunted and worshiped here, the cave-like shelter and its surroundings... more

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  • Rota Spring Farm

    Sterling

    Rota Spring Farm in Sterling Massachusetts is an oasis for New Englanders who enjoy the taste of good old-fashioned delicious... more

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  • Skeleton Crew Theater

    Gill

    Part scavenger hunt, part theater. People go on a interactive story walk in the woods and meet huge animechanical characters... more

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  • Skyfields Arboretum

    Athol

    The historic Willis farmstead at Skyfields, with its beautiful stone walls, is now the home of Mount Grace Land Conservation... more

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  • Still River Winery

    Harvard

    Today, Still River Winery's apple ice wine is sold at fine wine shops, served at respected hotels and restaurants, and... more

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  • Sturbridge Antique Shops

    Sturbridge

    Visit the most active group antique shop in Central New England and browse our extensive selection of quality, affordable antiques... more

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  • Wachusett Mountain State Reservation

    Princeton

    Popular resort for skiing and snowboarding; year-round activities and events; hiking, bird watching, fall foliage, and biking. more

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  • Worcester Common Oval

    Worcester

    Historic Worcester Common offers some uncommonly cool fun! Public ice skating Saturdays & Sundays, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. throughout... more

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  • Yogi Bear's Sturbridge Jellystone Park

    Sturbridge

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  • Active By Nature

    Hubbardston

    ABNI specializes in high-quality trips that seek to enhance the body, mind, and spirit of it's participants. Offering personal growth... more

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  • American Antiquarian Society

    Worcester

    Research library founded in 1812 by printer Isaiah Thomas; collections document American life from colonial era through Civil War and Reconstruction. more

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  • Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park

    Uxbridge

    The Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park recalls the role of canals in transporting raw materials and manufactured goods... more

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  • Blackstone Valley Visitor Center

    Uxbridge

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