3 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

3 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

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3 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

Start: Boston
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Boston
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
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Salem
— 1 night
End: Salem

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail and then take a stroll through North End.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Boston sightseeing planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Boston. In October, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. You'll set off for Salem on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
North End ©
North End

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, browse the exhibits of The House of the Seven Gables, and then take in the waterfront activity at Pickering Wharf.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salem trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by train from Boston to Salem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 45°F in Salem. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum

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