7 days in Salem & Boston Itinerary

7 days in Salem & Boston Itinerary

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7 days in Salem & Boston Itinerary

Start: Boston
train:  30​min
1
Salem
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Boston
— 4 nights
End: Boston

2
nights
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 30th (Sat), explore the galleries of The House of the Seven Gables, examine the collection at Peabody Essex Museum, take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, then look for gifts at Magika - Chapel of Archangel Michael, and finally look for gifts at Hex: Old World Witchery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Good Harbor Beach, and then look for gifts at Crow Haven Corner.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salem online route maker .

Boston to Salem is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Salem are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Outdoors Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Gloucester
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

4
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 The Boston Pops, John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, Hampton Beach, and other attractions you added. Visit Freedom Trail and The Paul Revere House for their historical value. Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Newbury Streetfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of North End and look for gifts at Harvard Book Store.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston visit app .

June in Boston sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Provincetown, Harvard Book Store
Highlights from your plan
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Long Point ©
Long Point

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