5 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

5 days in Boston & Salem Itinerary

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Start: Dublin
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Salem
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Dublin

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nights
Boston

Boston
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Trinity Church and HarborWalk. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Back Bay and Freedom Trail. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, don't miss a visit to The Mapparium, contemplate the long history of Old South Church, and step off the mainland to explore Castle Island.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boston visit site.

Dublin, Ireland to Boston is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Boston is minus 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in May, with highs in Boston at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the world behind art at Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery, look for gifts at Hex: Old World Witchery, admire the striking features of Phillips House, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Episcopal Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at The House of the Seven Gables.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salem trip planning website.

Getting from Boston to Salem by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Salem are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery ©
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery
Phillips House ©
Phillips House
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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