Marblehead (Massachusetts) in Salem

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Marblehead is a scenic coastal town in the North Shore region of Massachusetts. It is a well-known yachting resort.

Understand

Marblehead has over 200 homes and buildings that predate the Revolutionary War.

Get in

Marblehead is an historic, seacoast town is easily reached by car (30-minutes from Boston), by boat, or by Boston’s MBTA.

Get around

See

  • Fort Sewall, Front St. (Rt. 114), [1].
  • Frost Folk Art Museum, 170 Washington St., Phone: 781-631-1768, [2].
  • G.A.R. & Civil War Museum, Phone: 781-631-1768, [3]. Open Memorial Day, July 4th, and Christmas Walk or by appointment.
  • Jeremiah Lee Mansion, 161 Washington Street, 781-631-1768,[4].
  • King Hooper Mansion, 8 Hooper St., Phone: 781-631-2608. Tu-Sa, noon–4PM; Su 1–5PM.
  • Abbot Hall, 188 Washington St., [5].

Do

  • Atlantic Charters, 13 Drumlin Road, Phone: 781-639-0055, [6]. Sailing charters, lessons, rentals.

Buy

Dozens of imaginative, family-owned boutiques & galleries along with scores of antique, gift and specialty shops dot the walkable town.

Eat

  • The Barnacle, 141 Front Street on the harbor, Phone: 781-631-4236. Seafood restaurant, lunch and dinner.

Drink

Sleep

Over 30 romantic inns and B&Bs offer a respite from the frenzy of city life.

  • [www.seagullinn.com The Seagull Inn Bed & Breakfast] (address: 106 Harbor Ave.) (directions: Marblehead Neck) 781-631-1893
    price: $140 - $250
    On beautiful Marblehead Neck just steps from ocean and harbor, this old New England inn has been restored with cherry floors, Shaker furniture, and original paintings. Comfortable and private guest suites, expandable for families. Water views from porch, dining room, some suites. Beautiful gardens. Kayaks and bikes free for guests. Beaches nearby. All rooms have private baths, TV/VCR/DVD, phone and refrigerator.

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