10 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

10 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

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Boston
— 3 nights
2
Salem
— 4 nights

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Family-friendly places like World's End and USS Cassin Young will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Charlestown Navy Yard and Greenway Carousel. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, walk around Jamaica Pond, contemplate the long history of The Vilna Shul, and pause for some photo ops at Paul Revere Statue.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Boston online trip maker.

Dubuque to Boston is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubuque to Boston is 1 hour. Traveling from Dubuque in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Boston, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

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Side Trip

World's End
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World's End ©
World's End
Paul Revere Statue ©
Paul Revere Statue

4
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parker River National Wildlife Refuge and Winter Island Park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Custom House and Clipper City Rail Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salem: Wingaersheek Beach (in Gloucester) and Waterfront Park (in Newburyport). The adventure continues: walk around Salem Common, don't miss a visit to The Pickering House, explore the galleries of Salem Toy Museum, and steep yourself in history at Salem Maritime National Historic Site.

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Traveling by car from Boston to Salem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in October, Salem is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Newburyport, Wingaersheek Beach, Lynn Museum and Historical Society
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The Custom House ©
The Custom House
Wingaersheek Beach ©
Wingaersheek Beach
Parker River National Wildlife Refuge ©
Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

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