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Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Salem

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Salem Maritime National Historic Site is located in Salem. Take a look at our Salem trip builder to schedule your visit to Salem Maritime National Historic Site and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Even though the ship is being repaired, the outside displays are a great place to learn about Salem's sea heritage.  more »
  • The Visitor Center at 2 New LibertySt has movies and an exhibit of ships from 1600s. Important since none are currently in dock. Also, the junior ranger program is good and we found the staffed ranger...  more »
  • It's free to visit the House. It's a beautiful jewels of history. Visit I recommend especially if like me you are disappointed with the business side of the witches.
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  • It's always lovely to see the Friendship, and if you are interested in history the buildings are fascinating. The ones with little tours can be extra fun if you get the right guide!
  • A gorgeous spot in the heart of downtown Salem. Beautiful views, and a ton of maritime, industrial, and Polish history.
  • Lonely walk along the water collecting shells and shiny rocks learned a lot
  • love the history spot. great walking tour through salem.
  • Very nice. Would have loved to have been allowed upstairs.

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Where to stay in Salem

There are a number of accommodations within walking distance of downtown, enabling you to make the most of Salem’s nightlife and dining options. Those who want a room rich with character should look to the outskirts of the city. There you can find a number of charming bed and breakfasts, several of which are in restored century-old homes. A house or apartment rental is ideal if you're on vacation for a longer period of time.
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