Worcester Among 2021's 50 Worst Places for a 'Staycation'

 by TWIW StaffJune 2, 2021

Following a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic, industry experts expect travel this summer to be exponentially more than in 2020.

For Worcester residents without travel or vacation plans this summer,  you may be in for a long few months.

According to the data experts at WalletHub, Worcester isn't the best city for a stay0at-home vacation or "staycation."

In their latest report -- 2021's Best & Worst Cities for Staycations -- WalletHub ranks Worcester #140 out of 182 cities studied for their potential of a fun-filled, but wallet-friendly stay-at-home vacation.

WalletHub measured each city on 46 key indicators -- ranging from parks per capita to restaurant-meal costs to the share of residents who are vaccinated. -- across three categories: recreation, food & entertainment, and rest & relaxation. Worcester ranked in each of those categories #89, #155 and #115, respectively.

Among New England cities, Worcester did rank better than Nashua, NH; Lewiston, ME and Bridgeport, CT.

To see how Worcester compared to the rest of New England and other cities in the U.S., scroll the map below:

Source: WalletHub
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