5 days in Salem & Fall River Itinerary

5 days in Salem & Fall River Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Massachusetts vacation planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Salem
— 3 nights
Drive
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Fall River
— 1 night
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Drive to Logan International Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Salem

— 3 nights

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.
Salem is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Peabody Essex Museum, take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, stroll around Salem Witch Trials Memorial, and see the interesting displays at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salem trip planner.

Washington DC to Salem is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in October, with highs in Salem at 64°F and lows at 45°F. On the 27th (Tue), you'll travel to Fall River.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Fall River

— 1 night
Fall River is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Battleship Cove and then stop by Portugalia Marketplace. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Stone Bridge Farm, then examine the collection at New Bedford Whaling Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Lizzie Borden House.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fall River online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Salem to Fall River takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fall River

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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