8 days in Salem & Boston Itinerary

8 days in Salem & Boston Itinerary

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8 days in Salem & Boston Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
Fly:  9​h
1
Salem
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
2
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Little Rock

3
nights
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.
Visit Strawbery Banke Museum and The House of the Seven Gables for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Long Sands Beach and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salem: Castle Hill on the Crane Estate (in Ipswich), Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton) and Good Harbor Beach (in Gloucester). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Peabody Essex Museum, take an in-depth tour of USS Albacore Museum, explore the galleries of Gedney House, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salem holiday website .

Little Rock to Salem is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Little Rock to Salem is 1 hour. Traveling from Little Rock in July, expect Salem to be little chillier, temps between 82°F and 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Long Sands Beach, Nubble Lighthouse, Hampton Beach State Park
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Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery ©
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery
USS Albacore Museum ©
USS Albacore Museum

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Bunker Hill Monument and Trinity Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill and Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and The Paul Revere House. Take a break from Boston with a short trip to Minute Man National Historical Park in Concord, about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old North Church & Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and take an in-depth tour of Old State House.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Boston itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Salem to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Boston, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Concord
Highlights from your plan
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery ©
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Minute Man National Historical Park ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

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