North of Boston

The North of Boston region is comprised of two unique tourist areas. North of Boston and The Greater Merrimack Valley. 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
Destination Salem


Video courtesy of Mark Kanegis

Video courtesy of Mark Kanegis


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    Far From The Tree Cider


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    Salem Waterfront Hotel and Suites


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  • Salem Day Tours +
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    Salem Day Tours


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    Turner's Seafood at Lyceum Hall


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    Hocus Pocus Tours


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    62 Restaurant


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    Adriatic Restaurant


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    Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours


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    Andiamo Restaurant + Bar


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    Notch Brewery & Taproom


  • Witch Dungeon Museum


    Reenactment of witch trial; dungeon tour. more

    + 72 saves
  • Salem Trolley


    The Salem Trolley is the best way to see Salem and to experience the Witch City's unique and colorful past.... more

    + 68 saves
  • The Terror Trail and Witch Trial Trail


    The Terror Trail walking tour features spooky tales of local ghosts, a haunted ship, and a famous local murder. The... more

    + 62 saves
  • Witch History Museum


    Historically-accurate untold stories of 1692; live presentation and guided tour. more

    + 60 saves
  • New England Pirate Museum


    Colonial seaport, pirate cave, and 60 life-size pirates including notorious captains Kidd and Blackbeard. more

    + 38 saves
  • Salem Maritime National Historic Site


    From the Orientation Center, National Park Service rangers will take you on tours of Friendship, Salem's own three-masted tall ship;... more

    + 26 saves
  • The Salem Night Tour


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

    + 22 saves
  • Salem's 13 Ghosts


    3-D Haunted House in October Salem Time Machine- 3-D Journey thru Salem from 1600 to the present Walking Ghost Tours Walking... more

    + 22 saves