14 days in Boston, Salem & Newport Itinerary

14 days in Boston, Salem & Newport Itinerary

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Boston
— 4 nights
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Salem
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 7 nights

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Boston — 4 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Boston Public Library, Boston Common, Beacon Hill, and other attractions you added. Get a sense of the local culture at Freedom Trail and Trinity Church. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, visit Waterfront, wander the streets of Back Bay, and get engrossed in the history at The Paul Revere House.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Boston trip maker tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Boston. In September, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for Salem.
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Salem — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Witch House, Cry Innocent and Witch City Walking Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at The House of the Seven Gables and Old Burying Point Cemetery. Get some historical perspective at Salem Maritime National Historic Site and Pickering Wharf. There's more to do: walk around Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Salem trip maker site.

Drive from Boston to Salem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Salem, with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.
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Newport — 7 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
You've added Mystic Seaport Museum, Bowen's Wharf, Historic Federal Hill, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cliff Walk and Ocean Drive Historic District. The Breakers and Plymouth Rock are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River), Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum & Commercial Street) and Mayflower II (in Plymouth). It doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport day trip planning site.

Drive from Salem to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Newport sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night.
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