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Salem, MA is located just 17 miles north of Boston. Our tour meets at 176 Essex Street, Salem, MA, which is the south entrance of the Witch City Mall. This location is directly adjacent to the Polonus Deli. Please note this part of Essex Street does not allow vehicle traffic.

By Car

For current traffic conditions on major roads servicing the Salem area (e.g., Routes 1, 90, 93, 95, and 128) please visit

Parking is located in a parking lot on Church Street as well as the Salem East India Square Garage which is located on New Liberty Street. Both parking locations are within a five minute walk of our Essex Street walking tour meeting location. Additional parking locations can be found at

Take the Train

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) services Salem with regular train service. Salem is accessible on the Newbury/Rockport Commuter Rail Line. It is a 10 minute walk from the Salem Depot to our Essex St. walking tour meeting location (176 Essex Street, Salem, MA).  Visit the MBTA’s website for schedules, maps, and fare prices.

Sail to Salem

Depart from downtown Boston, cruise along the picturesque New England coastline, and disembark in historic Salem. Visit the Boston Harbor Cruises website for ferry schedules and fares.

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