Worcester State University
Worcester-Area Attractions

Boston (highlights of the city)

Boston, a 45-minute drive from Worcester, is home to over 617,000 residents, many institutions of higher education, some of the world’s finest inpatient hospitals, and numerous cultural and professional sports organizations. Boston-based jobs, primarily within the finance, health care, educational, and service areas, numbered nearly 660,000 in 2002. Millions of people visit Boston to take in its historic neighborhoods, attend cultural or sporting events, and conduct business.

     TD Garden (Celtics, Bruins, entertainment, concerts, etc.)
     Boston Harbor Cruises
     Museum of Fine Art
     New England Aquarium
     Faneuil Hall Marketplace
     Fenway Park
     Boston Duck Tours
     Boston Museum of Science
     The Freedom Trail
     Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
     Children’s Museum

For details on free and almost-free things to do in Boston, visit.

Train transportation to Boston may also be available. Visit for the train schedule.

Related Links
  City of Worcester
  Central Massachusetts
  Unique Historical Facts
  Job Openings at WSU
  WSU Home Page
  West Side Resource Guide

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