slides: Last Chance for Summer Fun - Rain or Shine in Central MA
Sunday, August 07, 2016
GoLocalWorcester has put together a list of ten fun things to do rain or shine in Central Massachusetts over the last weeks of summer
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Spoiler Alert: The list includes a lot of eating. However, there's a lot of active fun and running around as well.
The ten activities below are fun for both children and adults and will be time well spent together before the busses begin making their rounds and school begins.
Here are 10 last chance summer fun activities in Central Massachusetts:
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18 Holes at FORE! Indoor Golf Range
FORE! is a 10,000 sq foot facility in Westborough that provides eight PGA Tour golf simulators, a full bar, restaurant and plenty of TVs to catch any sports action.
The best part is its only $25 for 18 holes.
Address: 153 Turnpike Road, Westborough
Website: Fore! Golf Entertainment
Get a Lobster Roll at Tweed's
Nothing says good summer eating like a Lobster Roll.
Tweed's in Worcester are famous for there lobster rolls stuffed with huge pieces of lobster on a toasted bun.
Comes with french fries and coleslaw...and the best service in the city.
Address: 229 Grove Street, Worcester
Explore the Ecotarium
Visit the Ecotarium and their cool exhibit Wild Music: Experience the Sounds and Songs of Life.
Wild Music is a hands-on experience that allows you to "discover how nature is filled with “musicians” that create distinct musical masterpieces to communicate with and relate to one another. And, explore how human music is inspired by the music of other living creatures – from tiny insects to giant whales."
Address: 222 Harrington Way, Worcester
Take the Worcester Diner Car Tour
There are eight famous diners in the Worcester area - and you can visit them all in one day.
Start out by heading east on Shrewsbury Street to check out the Boulevard Diner (pictured) and the Parkway Diner.
Be sure to check out the Kenmore Diner, Corner Lunch, Miss Worcester Diner, Central Diner, Carl's Diner and Ralph's Diner.
Load Up on Candy!
With four days left, let's get the energy going and follow that up with a sugar crash.
Be the cool kid that shows up with candy on the first day of school, or the parent that indulges themselves once the kids are out of the house - either way, Candy Hop in Shrewsbury has nearly every candy imaginable, including their famous Jelly Bean wall.
Address: Christmas Tree Plaza - 1000 Boston Tpke (Ste 7), Shrewsbury, MA
Website: Candy Hop
Scale the Wall
With only a few days left of summer, the Central Rock Gym in Worcester is a great place to spend some of that leftover summer energy.
A fun workout for kids and adults alike, challenge your friends to see how high you can climb.
Address: 299 Barber Ave, Worcester
Website: Central Rock Gym
Relax at Elm Draught House
If you haven't been to this place, you're missing out. They serve food, beer and wine during the movies. All the movies are second-run, so if you miss it in the big theaters, you can always catch a few here. Or if you're like us, you just wait for them to get to this place so you can drink a beer and watch a good movie.
Where: 35 Elm Court, Millbury
Website: Elm Draught House
Get Some Ice Cream at Gibby's
Ice cream won't go bad in the rain. It's science.
There's no better place in Central Massachusetts to get your ice cream fix than Gibby's in Worcester.
With more than 60 flavors of ice cream, you can't go wrong.
Indulge in several more scoops of the areas best ice cream before summer comes to a close.
Address: 50 Sunderland Road, Worcester
Website: Gibson's Dairy
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