Sights & Attractions in Side Trips from Boston

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Name Category Location
 
The 1768 Jeremiah Lee Mansion
Marblehead's 18th-century high society is...
Houses / Mansions Marblehead
 
Abbott Hall
The town's Victorian-era municipal building,...
Museums / Galleries Marblehead
 
Adams National Historic Park
Receive a guided visit of the birthplaces, homes,...
Memorials / Monuments Side Trips from Boston
 
Battle Green
It was on this 2-acre triangle of land, on April...
Parks Lexington
 
Boott Cotton Mills Museum
Part of the Lowell National Historic Park complex...
Museums / Galleries Concord
 
Buckman Tavern
While waiting for the arrival of the British on...
Architectural Sites Lexington
 
Cape Ann Museum
Downtown in the Captain Elias Davis 1804 house,...
Neighborhoods / Streets Gloucester
 
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
This 59-room Stuart-style mansion, built in 1927...
Houses / Mansions Ipswich
 
Concord Museum
The original contents of Emerson's private...
Museums / Galleries Concord
 
Crane Beach
Crane Beach, one of New England's most beautiful...
Beaches Ipswich
 
Custom House Maritime Museum
Built in 1835 in Greek Revival style, this museum...
Museums / Galleries Newburyport
 
Essex Shipbuilding Museum
At what is still an active shipyard, this museum...
Museums / Galleries Essex
 
Fort Sewall
Magnificent views of Marblehead, of the harbor,...
Parks Marblehead
 
Good Harbor Beach
This beach has calm waters and soft sand, and is...
Beaches Gloucester
 
Hammond Castle Museum
Inventor John Hays Hammond Jr. built this...
Museums / Galleries Gloucester
 
Hancock-Clarke House
On April 18, 1775, Paul Revere came here to warn...
Houses / Mansions Lexington
 
House of the Seven Gables
Immortalized in Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic...
Houses / Mansions Salem
 
Long Beach
Just as its name implies, this soft-sand beach is...
Beaches Gloucester
 
Mayflower II
This seaworthy replica of the 1620 Mayflower was...
Nautical Sites Plymouth
 
Minute Man National Historical Park
West of Lexington's center stretches this...
Parks Lexington
 
Munroe Tavern
As April 19, 1775, dragged on, British forces met...
Architectural Sites Lexington
 
National Heritage Museum
View artifacts from all facets of American life,...
Museums / Galleries Lexington
 
National Monument to the Forefathers
The largest freestanding granite statue in the...
Memorials / Monuments Plymouth
 
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Established in 1903, this is the world's largest...
Museums / Galleries New Bedford
 
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
The city's whaling tradition is commemorated at...
Parks New Bedford
 
Old Manse
The Reverend William Emerson, grandfather of...
Houses / Mansions Concord
 
Old North Bridge
A half-mile from Concord center, at this bridge,...
Bridges / Tunnels Concord
 
Orchard House
The dark brown exterior of Louisa May Alcott's...
Houses / Mansions Concord
 
Peabody Essex Museum
Salem's world-class museum celebrates maritime...
Museums / Galleries Salem
 
Pilgrim Hall Museum
From the waterfront sights it's a short walk to...
Museums / Galleries Plymouth
 
Plimoth Plantation
Over the entrance to this popular attraction is...
Museum Village Plymouth
 
Plymouth Rock
This landmark rock, just a few dozen yards from...
Memorials / Monuments Plymouth
 
Ralph Waldo Emerson House
The 19th-century essayist and poet Ralph Waldo...
Houses / Mansions Concord
 
Rocky Neck
The town's creative side thrives in this...
Neighborhoods / Streets Gloucester
 
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
For a glimpse of upper-class life during New...
Museums / Galleries New Bedford
 
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
Near Derby Wharf, this 9ΒΌ-acre site focuses on...
Nautical Sites Salem
 
Salem Witch Museum
An informative, if somewhat hokey,...
Museums / Galleries Salem
 
Salem Witch Trials Memorial
Dedicated by Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in 1992,...
Memorials / Monuments Salem
 
Salisbury Beach State Reservation
Relax at the long sandy beach, launch a boat, or...
Beaches Newburyport
 
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
In the Author's Ridge section of this cemetery...
Cemeteries Concord
 
Sparrow House
Built in 1640, this is Plymouth's oldest...
Houses / Mansions Plymouth
 
Walden Pond
For lovers of early American literature, a...
Bodies of Water Concord
 
The Wayside
Nathaniel Hawthorne lived at the Old Manse in...
Houses / Mansions Concord
 
Wingaersheek Beach
With white sand and dunes, Wingaersheek Beach...
Beaches Gloucester

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