If you like beaches, witches, seafaring and freedom (and who doesn’t?), the North of Boston region is for you. Here on the North Shore, you can explore 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline, with stops along the way as varied as the Salem Witch Museum and the New England Pirate Museum. Further inland, in the Greater Merrimack Valley, you can relive the revolution (just the fun, non-Bayonet-y, parts) in Lexington and Concord.  Did we mention there’s a North of Boston Seafood Trail that even has its own app? Yep, we just did. Tie on your lobster bib.

For more information on the North of Boston region, visit these sites:
North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
Greater Merrimack Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau

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  • Witch City Segway

    Salem

    Witch City Segway provides historic tours of Salem, MA via Segway. It truly is a new way to see an... more

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  • The Witch House

    Salem

    17th century home of Judge Jonathan Corwin, member of the court that condemned twenty people during the Witch Trials of 1692. more

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  • Christmas in Salem

    Salem

    Join us for the oldest holiday house tour in the country, each year, in the first weekend of December. Historic... more

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  • Harbor Sweets

    Salem

    Sweet confections and a production tour of the factory. Call for a factory tour, no chocolate production on Saturdays and... more

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  • Maudslay State Park

    Newburyport

    Nineteenth-century gardens & plantings; ornamental trees; walking, biking, horseback riding, and picnicking; cultural events. more

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  • Pioneer Village: Salem in 1630

    Salem

    Re-created 17th-century fishing village depicts early settlement life as it would have been when Salem was the first capital of... more

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  • Ryan and Wood, Inc. Distilleries

    Gloucester

    Visit our distillery, just minutes from historic downtown Gloucester, to see how we handcraft Beauport Vodka, Folly Cove Rum, and... more

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  • The Salem Heritage Trail

    Salem

    A 90 minute walking tour of Salem's most historic sites. Tour is lead by costumed licensed guides. more

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  • Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

    Saugus

    This is the site of the first successful integrated iron works in North America, which produced both cast iron and... more

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  • Witch Tee's

    Salem

    The best t-shirt and sweatshirt selection in Salem. Salem,Boston,Nature,Fairies,Dragons,Pirates etc. Infant -adult 3x more

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  • Capt's Waterfront Grill & Pub

    Salem

    Capt's Waterfront Grill and Pub offers a highly, convivial environment with an active bar scene, widescreen televisions and beautiful views... more

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  • Essex National Heritage Area

    Salem

    Covering 500 square miles of northeastern Massachusetts, Essex Heritage is home to over 200 historical sites, renowned museums, wildlife refuges, working farms... more

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  • Plum Island Beach/Parker River Wildlife Refuge

    Newburyport

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  • Salem Witch Village

    Salem

    History of witchcraft; costumed tour guides. more

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  • Singing Beach

    Manchester-by-the-sea

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  • Taste Gloucester

    Gloucester

    There are many ways to experience Gloucester MA, however none are as fun or as satisfying as our Taste Gloucester... more

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  • Turkey Shore Distilleries

    Ipswich

    We are a small craft distillery in the heart of historic Ipswich, producing high quality rum. We aim to reconnect... more

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  • The Vintage Bazaar

    Salisbury

    'An Inspiring Experience!' Join us in June and September for a semi-annual, two-day event you won't soon forget. Held... more

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  • Bewitched After Dark Walking Tours

    Salem

    Consistently described as the "BEST TOUR IN SALEM" by TripAdvisor reviewers! Historical walking tours led by a Salem... more

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  • City of Gloucester's Maritime Trail Walk

    Gloucester

    Four self-guided trails through America's first seaport. Call for map or pick one up at Stage Fort Park Information Center. more

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