4 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

4 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

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Boston
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Salem
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Boston
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Boston

Beantown

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get curious at Museum of Science, examine the collection at Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, then get a new perspective on nature at The Harvard Museum of Natural History, then take in panoramic vistas at Skywalk Observatory, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Boston vacation maker tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Boston. In October, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Salem

Witch City

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 11th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Peabody Essex Museum and then examine the collection at Salem Witch Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salem planning site.

Drive from Boston to Salem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in October, Salem is a bit cooler at night with lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Museums

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Boston

Beantown

Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at New England Aquarium.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salem to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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