Central Massachusetts Trip Planner
Welcome to Central Massachusetts!
Dubbed the Heart of New England, Central Massachusetts offers a myriad of attractions, recreation, lodging and shopping to satisfy a range of tastes. Take advantage of the fruit orchards dotted around the countryside, or pay a visit to Old Sturbridge Village, a historical attraction that re-creates life in a 19th-century village. The coming of fall is an impressive experience in north-central Massachusetts, where mild weather and vibrant colors abound. For the sports fan, check out Worcester's American Hockey League team, the Sharks. Hockey games are played in the Centrum Centre, a popular venue for various events and exhibitions. A few other attractions that warrant a visit include the Lucky Dog Music Hall in Worcester, the Willard House & Clock Museum in North Grafton, and Davis Farmland and Mega Maze in Sterling. Skiers and snowboarders enjoy a visit to Pine Ridge Snow Park in Barre, which features seven trails and two lifts.