|Massachusetts - THE NORTH SHORE:
THE NORTH SHORE
There are 30 miles of coastline leading from Boston up
to the New Hampshire border. For a relaxing escape, travel
up historic Route 1, stopping to visit one of the great
sandy beaches, the historic fishing villages or the great
marinas. Stop for lunch or dinner in the town where the
catch just came in off the boat.
Make sure to visit Salem, home to one of the greatest
tragedies in American history, the great witch hunt and
trials. There is a museum devoted to the era, magic and
regional history that is like nothing available anywhere
else. Salem is also home to the House of the Seven Gables
- the home of Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Marblehead is a world-class sailing town and offers many
points of interest, both current and historic.
Gloucester is one of the world's busiest fishing ports,
providing the nation - and the world - with a large percentage
of our seafood. One can experience both the history behind
this community as well as see it at work firsthand in the
If you're interested in seeing how and where our country
was begun or if you're interested in experiencing all a
major city has to offer - or both! - then Boston is a must-see
destination on any trip to the New England area.