4 days in Boston, Methuen & Salem Itinerary

4 days in Boston, Methuen & Salem Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Massachusetts sightseeing planner

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Boston
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Methuen
— 1 night
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Salem
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and then stroll around Boston Common.

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

Miami to Boston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in October, things will get much colder in Boston: highs are around 64°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Methuen.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping · Parks · Museums
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Methuen

— 1 night
Methuen is a city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Methuen trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Boston to Methuen takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. You'll set off for Salem on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Methuen

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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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 list of things to see and do now includes Salem Witch Village, Witch Dungeon Museum, Witch House, and other attractions. Step out of Salem with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, admire the masterpieces at Peabody Essex Museum, and stroll the grounds of Old Burying Point Cemetery.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Salem driving holiday tool.

Drive from Methuen to Salem in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Shopping · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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