6 days in Central Massachusetts Itinerary

6 days in Central Massachusetts Itinerary

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6 days in Central Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Spokane
Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
1
Royalston
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sturbridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Mendon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Spokane

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Royalston

Royalston ©
Royalston is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 26th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Royalston Falls, then trek along Bearsden Conservation Area, and then admire the sheer force of Doane's Falls.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Royalston day trip planning site .

Spokane to Royalston is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Spokane to Royalston, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Royalston sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sturbridge.

Things to do in Royalston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bearsden Conservation Area
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Royalston Falls ©
Royalston Falls
Doane's Falls ©
Doane's Falls

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nights
Sturbridge

Sturbridge ©
Sturbridge is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Shrine, look for all kinds of wild species at Rock House Reservation, stroll through Mass Central Rail Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Abbey, and finally stop by Sadie Green's Curiosity Shop. Keep things going the next day: gain insight at Old Sturbridge Village and then look for all kinds of wild species at Moore State Park.

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You can drive from Royalston to Sturbridge in 1.5 hours. In September in Sturbridge, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Mendon.

Things to do in Sturbridge

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Mass Central Rail Trail, Moore State Park, Rock House Reservation, Saint Joseph's Abbey
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St. Anne's Shrine ©
St. Anne's Shrine
Saint Joseph's Abbey ©
Saint Joseph's Abbey
Old Sturbridge Village ©
Old Sturbridge Village

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Mendon

Mendon ©
Mendon is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Breezy Picnic Grounds & Waterslides, and then explore the striking landscape at Purgatory Chasm State Reservation. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Cormier Woods and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Southwick's Zoo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Mendon travel route builder .

You can drive from Sturbridge to Mendon in an hour. September in Mendon sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mendon

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uxbridge, Breezy Picnic Grounds & Waterslides, Purgatory Chasm State Reservation
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Purgatory Chasm State Reservation ©
Purgatory Chasm State Reservation
Cormier Woods ©
Cormier Woods