5 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

5 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

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Boston
— 3 nights
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Salem
— 1 night
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Boston

Beantown

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.
Popular historic sites such as National Shrine of our Lady of La Salette and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House are in your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace or TD Garden. Next up on the itinerary: visit North End, steep yourself in history at The Paul Revere House, get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Boston trip planner.

Roanoke to Boston is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Roanoke in December, expect nights in Boston to be about the same, around 31°F, while days are little chillier, around 43°F. You will leave for Salem on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Nightlife

Side Trips

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Salem

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, then explore the galleries of The House of the Seven Gables, and then look for gifts at Crow Haven Corner.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Salem route planner.

Getting from Boston to Salem by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Salem, expect temperatures between 42°F during the day and 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip