6 days in Salem, Gloucester & Boston Itinerary

6 days in Salem, Gloucester & Boston Itinerary

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6 days in Salem, Gloucester & Boston Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Gloucester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Dallas

1
night
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 7th (Sat), walk around Salem Common.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Salem road trip website .

Dallas to Salem is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Salem. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in September: high temperatures in Salem hover around 75°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Salem

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

1
night
Gloucester

The still waters off the Gloucester shore are immortalized in paintings and prints produced by the hundreds of artists who visit this town.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, then kick back and relax at Niles Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gloucester trip planner .

Gloucester is very close to Salem. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Gloucester

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Niles Beach ©
Niles Beach

3
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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, walk around Boston Public Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and take a stroll through North End.

Before you visit Boston, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Boston are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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