Day 1 Boston - Marblehead - Salem - Boston(40 miles)
Guests will be picked up in Boston in the morning. We will drive North to historic Marblehead, birthplace of the American Navy, where we will visit Abbot Hall to hear a short lecture and view the original painting, "The Spirit of 76." Afterward, we will continue on to Salem. We will have time on our own to explore the many attractions and museums in the area. With our Gray Line Discount Cards, we will receive a special discount admission rate if we visit the Custom House, the House of the Seven Gables, or the Salem Witch Museum. Guests will return to Boston in the evening.
A historic American town that has retained its colonial atmosphere, Marblehead is considered the birthplaces of the American Navy. Abbott Hall is home to the famous painting "The Spirit of 76."
Abbot Hall in Marblehead is the central office for the town's government. It also houses "The Spirit of 76," a famous painting of the American Revolution by Archibald MacNeal Ward.
Salem is a city on the north coast of Massachusetts above Boston. It is well known for several local landmarks including Witch House and the Peabody Essex Museum with a rebuilt Qing-era Chinese house.
This kitschy show in historic Salem, Massachusetts uses wax figures to give visitors an overview of the Salem Witch Trials. Its fun gift shop and unique presentation make is a tourist favorite. It may be scary for young children.
A large colonial mansion that has been converted into a museum, the House of the Seven Gables was made famous by Nathaniel Hawthorne in his novel of the same name. It is a National Historic Landmark.
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 10:00am - 7:00pm
The site of a custom house since 1649, Salem's current historic customs building was erected in 1819. It was once the office of American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Complimentary pick-up service is available from most downtown Boston hotels prior to scheduled departure times.
For those not using a hotel pick up, you can go directly to the departure point on your own at the Mass Transportation Building. *Please arrive at least 15 mins in advance or you will miss the bus.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Hotel pick-up, where available
Museum and Attraction Admissions
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