Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Salem

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Salem Maritime National Historic Site is located in Salem. Plan to see Salem Maritime National Historic Site and other attractions that appeal to you using our Salem trip itinerary planner .
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  • October 4, 2017
    Great area that provides history for those who enjoy that about the Custom House and Derby Wharf area. If history isn't your thing, it is a beautiful spot to watch the boats and have your lunch. Many ...  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    Everybody knows Salem for the 19 executed witches but forget the rich nautical background of the town. The ports growth thru shipping and receiving goods. N. Hawthorn worded here in the Customs House ...  more »
  • September 6, 2017
    My wife and I fell upon this site as we were walking from our B&B to the center of Salem - and we are very grateful we took the time to stop. We both love history of the revolution and after, and the ...  more »
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  • June 2, 2017
    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!
  • July 4, 2017
    A gorgeous spot in the heart of downtown Salem. Beautiful views, and a ton of maritime, industrial, and Polish history.
  • June 7, 2017
    Lonely walk along the water collecting shells and shiny rocks learned a lot
  • May 20, 2017
    love the history spot. great walking tour through salem.
  • May 20, 2017
    Very nice. Would have loved to have been allowed upstairs.

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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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