6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Manchester-by-the-Sea
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Rockport
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
3
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia


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1
night
Manchester-by-the-Sea

Manchester-by-the-Sea ©
Manchester-by-the-Sea is a town on Cape Ann, in Essex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Agassiz Rock, look for all kinds of wild species at Coolidge Reservation, and then stroll through Singing Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Manchester-by-the-Sea driving holiday planner .

Philadelphia to Manchester-by-the-Sea is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In March, Manchester-by-the-Sea is slightly colder than Philadelphia - with highs of 42°F and lows of 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rockport.

Things to do in Manchester-by-the-Sea

Parks Beaches Wildlife
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Singing Beach ©
Singing Beach
Coolidge Reservation ©
Coolidge Reservation
Agassiz Rock ©
Agassiz Rock

2
nights
Rockport

Rockport ©
Rockport is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Motif Number 1, then take some stellar pictures from Bearskin Neck, then go for a walk through Rockport Breakwater, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Halibut Point State Park. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Good Harbor Beach, then appreciate the history behind Fishermen's Memorial Monument, then take in the exciting artwork at Rockport Art Association & Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Old First Parish Burying Ground.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rockport day trip website .

Rockport is very close to Manchester-by-the-Sea. March in Rockport sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Salem.

Things to do in Rockport

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Gloucester
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Halibut Point State Park ©
Halibut Point State Park
Fishermen's Memorial Monument ©
Fishermen's Memorial Monument
Good Harbor Beach ©
Good Harbor Beach

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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.
On the 25th (Wed), get a new perspective on nature at Harvard Museum of Natural History, then have some family-friendly fun at Witch Pix, then see the interesting displays at Peabody Essex Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Salem journey tool .

Take a train from Rockport to Salem in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Salem sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

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The Harvard Museum of Natural History
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Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
The Harvard Museum of Natural History ©

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