Visit the birthplace of the American Navy at Marblehead and explore historic Salem on your own. Don't miss out on Nathaniel Hawthorne's Custom House or the Salem Witch Museum!
Go on an exciting historical tour of Boston way back into the 16th century.
Start of by travelling north from Boston to the historic place of Marblehead, a town most famous for being the birthplace of the Marine Corps Aviation and the American Navy. This place is also a very popular yachting destination for people sharing the same interests.
Then, come to the Abbott Hall where you will get a chance to see the original painting, "The Spirit of 76". This particular painting symbolizes the spirit of the American Revolution. Due to the popularity of this painting, it has been hailed as the world's most inspiring patriotic painting.
Next on the itinerary is a visit to the old, mysterious town of Salem. This town has been popularized with its elements of witchcraft and other paranormal beings. Visit the Salem Witch Museum where you can learn all about the witch trials and witch hunts that occurred in Salem during the 16th century. See life-like displays of how the witch trials started and ended.
Travel down to Derby Street and pass by Nathaniel Hawthorne's Custom House and the House of the Seven Gables. Stop by for lunch at the Pickering Wharf and explore the beauty of the place while you're at it.
Pick-up from most Boston hotels (View list)
Spirit of 76 painting viewing
Abbott Hall visit
Custom House and House of Green Gables exterior visit
Admission to museums and attractions in Salem
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Children below 3 years old are free of charge provided no seat is occupied.
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Check-in at Gray Line Ticket Office & Pick-up at Select Boston Hotels
Explore the attractions found inside Abbot Hall. Learn Marblehead's history and how it became known as "The Birthplace of the American Navy". Among the many artwork displayed in the building, the famous painting "The Spirit of 76" is the one you have to see.
Enjoy some free time in Salem and uncover why it's nicknamed "The Witch City". See the Salem Custom House and The House of the Seven Gables from Nathaniel Hawthorne's famous works. Learn all about the terrifying 1692 Salem Witch Trials at the Salem Witch Museum.
Cap off your trip to Salem with a stroll along its many museums and shops for unforgettable memories and great souvenirs. Have lunch at your own expense at the Pickering Wharf on Salem Harbor before heading back to Boston.
Check-out at Gray Line Ticket Office & Drop-off at Select Boston Hotels
Price & Options
Children under 3 are free provided they don't occupy a seat. If your child will occupy a seat, please purchase a child ticket.
For any special accessibility needs, please call the activity provider 48 hours before your activity.
If less than 10 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
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Participants booked with a child's rate will require a guardian.
Museum and attraction admissions are not included in the price.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
Gratuity is not included in the price.
Meals are not included in the price.
Drinks and meals are available for purchase
If you are driving on your own, you will be required to pay a parking fee.
Frequently Asked Questions
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