Morning arrival in Salem, the city most famous for the Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692, where you will meet your
local tour guide and discover what really makes this "a small city with a big history". One of Salem's most famous residents was Nathaniel Hawthorne who penned the novel The House of the Seven Gables. This house
was considered a mansion in its time and you will have the opportunity to see the treasures that are still on display
as well as experience a secret that this house still holds.
Your next stop will be the Salem Witch Museum. Here you will learn about the dark days of the Salem Witch
Trials and view the exhibit, "Witches: Evolving Perceptions ". You will learn about the glorious days of Maritime Trade as you walk down Derby Wharf and see the Friendship, tall ship docked at Central Wharf in Salem Harbor.
Lunch on your own in Salem. After lunch, you continue to Marblehead, a town that has one of the most beautiful harbors in the world. Stop at Castle Rock for a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean. You will visit Abbot Hall where you will see the famous painting "Spirit of 76". Everyone has seen pictures of this famous painting, but you
will not believe just how large and impressive it really is!
Add any of these exciting options to make it a full-day Salem experience: Salem Wax Museum, Salem Witch Dungeon, New England Pirate's Museum, the Witch History Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, or create your own Salem Day!
Call Hawthorne Tours today to inquire or get a quote, 800-287-5744. Minimum group size - 20 people.