8 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

8 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

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Boston
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Salem
— 3 nights
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Boston — 4 nights

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 museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take a stroll through North End, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at New England Aquarium.

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London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Boston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, expect Boston to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Salem.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

Salem — 3 nights

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
When in Salem, make a side trip to see 1634 Meadery in Ipswich, approximately Ipswich away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Peabody Essex Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burial Hill, contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, and get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Salem trip planner.

Getting from Boston to Salem by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January in Salem, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Classes
Side Trips