4 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

4 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

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4 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

Start: Miami, Florida
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Train:  45​min
2
Salem
— 1 day
Train:  45​min
3
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Miami, Florida

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Boston Opera House. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch a live performance at Boston Opera House, then walk around Boston Common, then get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square, and finally take a stroll through North End.

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Miami to Boston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, Boston is colder than Miami - with highs of 37°F and lows of 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

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Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Common ©
Boston Common
North End ©
North End

1
day
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.
On the 26th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, then see the interesting displays at Peabody Essex Museum, then contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, and finally make a trip to The Derby House.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salem tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Boston to Salem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Salem, expect temperatures between 36°F during the day and 21°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

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

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, then browse the collection at Boston Public Library, then observe the fascinating underwater world at New England Aquarium, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

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Getting from Salem to Boston by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Boston Public Library ©
Boston Public Library
New England Aquarium ©
New England Aquarium

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