Visiting Salem’s Enchantment
Just half an hour away from Boston, this historic city offers a vast array of activities that will enchant you. The easiest way to get to Salem from Boston is by train. There are trains leaving from the North Station every 20 minutes. The trip only lasts 30 minutes and the train leaves you near the city’s main attractions. You can also take the 450 Bus at Haymarket Station or the 459 Bus at Downtown Crossing. Schedules vary, so be sure to check their respective times.
Salem’s Witch Historical Past
Famous for the historic witch trials of 1692, the important presence of Puritans back in the day and its harbor history with Pirates.
There are various museums and tours that you can take in order to learn a bit more about the historic events that took place in this town. Some of the places that you can visit are the following:
An excellent way for visitors to recreate what the “witches” went through in 1692, how it all started and how it all ended with life-size stage sets. The staff will also give you a guided tour about witches and how the Hitch Hunt developed in Salem until the Present time.
The only building directly related to the Witch Trials. Visitors are able to walk in Judge Jonathon Corwin’s House and see the way Corwin and his family lived at the time the terrible Witch Trials were taking place.
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Now that you have some background about the horrific events that took place in the 17th century, you should consider taking an enchanted walking tour throughout the city. Some of the most interesting tours are:
Visitors will also see that there are many Psychic Reading places throughout the city and stores that sell interesting and Witch related souvenirs. Also, there are many different cuisines and places where you can dine. Italian, Thai, Mexican or American cuisines. Sea food, Vegan or Vegetarian options for every palate in Salem.
Accommodation – Bed & Breakfast
If you are planning on staying the night, check some of the Bed and Breakfast options around town. There are also various hotels near the city and iconic houses that you can rent if you are travelling with a large party. Feel free to check Salem’s official website to see what matches your criteria.
Be sure to enjoy your trip to this amazing city full of history and enchantment, especially in Halloween and Spring, you won’t regret it!