6 days in Salem, Boston & Rochester Itinerary

6 days in Salem, Boston & Rochester Itinerary

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Fly to Logan International Airport, Drive to Salem
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Salem
— 1 night
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Boston
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rochester
— 2 nights
Fly

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Salem

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): stroll the grounds of Old Burying Point Cemetery and then see the interesting displays at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salem trip planner.

Moline to Salem is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Moline to Salem is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

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Boston

— 2 nights

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 3rd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Bunker Hill Monument, witness the site of a historic battle at Minute Man National Historical Park, then get engrossed in the history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Lexington Green. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Old State House, stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, then take a stroll through Waterfront, and finally contemplate the long history of John F. Kennedy National Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston trip app.

You can drive from Salem to Boston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to fly to Rochester.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

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Rochester

— 2 nights

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
George Eastman Museum and Memorial Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mount Hope Cemetery and Artisanworks. Step out of Rochester to go to Le Roy and see Jell-O Gallery Museum, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's more to do: examine the collection at National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rochester trip website.

You can fly from Boston to Rochester in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rochester, with lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums · Historic Sites

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