No trip to Massachusetts would be complete without visiting Salem and if you’re staying in Boston, Boston Harbor Cruises makes it easy to get there. Take advantage of their Fast Ferry, leaving from the Long Wharf, located just minutes from the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf, and enjoy a picturesque trip to Salem in under an hour.
The Salem Ferry, the Nathaniel Bowditch, features two decks with booth-style and bench/table seating as well as an open-air sundeck, perfect for viewing the Massachusetts shoreline along the trip. After Boston Harbor Cruises gets you to your destination, the question is where to go first?
Salem Witch Museum Receive a dramatic history lesson of the 1692 Witch Trials complete with life-size figures, lighting and narration.
Peabody Essex Museum PEM is one of the nation’s largest museums, featuring art and culture from New England and around the world, including a 200-year-old Chinese House.
Salem Maritime National Park This National Historic Site is dedicated to telling the tales of the sailors, merchants and privateers who brought the riches of the world to this thriving port.
House of Seven Gables Enter the world of American author Nathaniel Hawthorne and unlock the countless secrets hidden beneath its legendary gables.
Whether your trip with Boston Harbor Cruises helps you to discover Salem’s infamous history or its seafaring past, your time spent will certainly be worth it. Make your reservations now to stay at the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf and make sure your adventure in Massachusetts is beyond your expectations.