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The Custom House, Salem

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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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  • Maritime history is rich in Salem and each time we visit we learn more. The customs house tour is free, given by our National Parks Service. The best thing you can do is read some of its history onlin...  more »
  • Gives you a good insight in to the history of Salem from when it was the main port on the eastern seaboard. Full of original maritime artefacts. Worth a visit.  more »
  • went in as part of a tour , the group was large and they could only let 25 inside at a time, it ios 3 small rooms, and nothing particularly remarkable about the customs house, they told of the period ...  more »
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  • Cool historic building where Hawthorne worked.
  • Old US Custom House