9 days in Boston, Salem & Rockport Itinerary

9 days in Boston, Salem & Rockport Itinerary

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Boston
— 2 nights
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Salem
— 2 nights
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Rockport
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights

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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 TD Garden, Ether Dome at Mass General Hospital, Brattle Book Shop of Boston, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): engage your brain at Museum of Science, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museum of Bad Art, thenlearn more about the world around you at The Harvard Museum of Natural History, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Harvard University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, look for gifts at Brattle Book Shop of Boston, thenexamine the collection at Ether Dome at Mass General Hospital, thenenjoy some music at TD Garden, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of HarborWalk.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary planning website.

Naples to Boston is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Naples in August; daily highs in Boston reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Cambridge, Museum of Bad Art
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The Harvard Museum of Natural History ©
The Harvard Museum of Natural History
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
TD Garden ©
TD Garden

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Witch House, Witch Dungeon Museum, Hocus Pocus Tours, and other attractions you added. Let the collections at Hammond Castle Museum and Salem Witch Museum capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wicked Good Books and Ravenswood Park. It doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of The House of the Seven Gables and explore the world behind art at Peabody Essex Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Salem trip maker.

Drive from Boston to Salem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Salem, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rockport.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gloucester
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Hammond Castle Museum ©
Hammond Castle Museum
Witch House ©
Witch House
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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Rockport

Rockport ©
Rockport is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dogtown Common as well as Cape Ann Museum. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Halibut Point State Park, thentrek along Dogtown Common, and then explore the world behind art at Cape Ann Museum.

Plan trip to Rockport with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Salem to Rockport in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Rockport can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Boston.

Things to do in Rockport

Parks Trails Museums

Side Trips

Gloucester, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Halibut Point State Park ©
Halibut Point State Park
Cape Ann Museum
Cape Ann Museum
Local Colors ©
Local Colors

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Boston

Boston ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Boston Public Garden and Franklin Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Franklin Park and then explore the galleries of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rockport to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ©
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Franklin Park ©
Franklin Park

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