11 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

11 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

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1
Boston
— 7 nights
2
Salem
— 3 nights

7
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.
Museum of Fine Arts and Charles-Baltivik Gallery and Sculpture Garden will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Freedom Trail and North End. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Concord (Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House & Walden Pond State Reservation) and Massabesic Audubon Center (in Auburn). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, contemplate the long history of The Paul Revere House, make a trip to Newbury Street, and identify plant and animal life at Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Boston tour planning site.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. April in Boston sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown, Concord, Middlesex Fells Reservation, Marginal Way Walkway, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

3
nights
Salem

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 9th (Tue), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, and then stop by Crow Haven Corner. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Peabody Essex Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Sands Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Salem sightseeing tool.

Getting from Boston to Salem by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Salem are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Salem

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Long Sands Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum

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