30 days in Portland & Salem Itinerary

30 days in Portland & Salem Itinerary

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Salem
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Portland

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The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Bring the kids along to Museum of Science and North End. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Hampton Airfield (in Hampton), Ogunquit (Perkins Cove, Marginal Way Walkway, &more) and Boston (Louisburg Square, Shrine of Saint Anthony, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, and take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Portland road trip planner.

Orlando to Portland is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in November, things will get cooler in Portland: highs are around 49°F and lows about 30°F. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salem.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Museum of Science
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Faneuil Hall Marketplace
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Freedom Trail
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Salem

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Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Salem Witch Museum and Peabody Essex Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salem: Concord (The Old Manse, Minuteman National Park - Old North Bridge, &more), Tendercrop Farm (in Newbury) and Ipswich (Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, Russell Orchards, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, explore the galleries of Salem Toy Museum, stroll around Salem Witch Trials Memorial, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salem trip maker tool.

Getting from Portland to Salem by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in November, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Crow Haven Corner
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