11 days in Salem & New York City Itinerary

11 days in Salem & New York City Itinerary

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11 days in Salem & New York City Itinerary

Start: Salem
1
Salem
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Salem

6
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.
Explore Salem's surroundings by going to Strawbery Banke Museum (in Portsmouth), Walden Pond State Reservation (in Concord) and St. Ann's Episcopal Church (in Kennebunkport). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, and take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Salem trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Salem. October in Salem sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ogunquit, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Walden Pond State Reservation, Tributary Brewing, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City vacation maker site .

You can drive from Salem to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salem in October; daily highs in New York City reach 70°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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