Massachusetts Maritime Tour

  • Start: Massachusetts, United States of America
  • End: Newburyport, MA
  • Last Modified: 2011-09-13 20:39:35
  • Total Mileage: 110 Miles
  • Number of stops: 25


This tour guides you along the eastern edge of Massachusetts, offering a spectacle of the state's history and early foundations. Begin in Boston, where the Puritans colonized in 1630. Tour the Paul Revere house, Fenway Park, and the Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum before resuming north. Stop along the way in Salem, famous for the 1692 witch trials. The drive continues to Rockport, where the Paper House stands. Built in 1922 by Elis F. Stenman, the inventor of paper clips, the house is made entirely of newspaper, as is some of the furniture inside. In the historic town of Newburyport, explore the Parker River National Refuge, home to unspoiled beaches popular for bird-watching and surf fishing. It's a relaxing way to end your Massachusetts tour of the times.

Stop #1:

Bunker Hill Monument
Massachusetts, United States of America

Stop #2:

The Paul Revere House
Boston, Massachusetts

Stop #3:

New England Aquarium
Boston, Massachusetts

Stop #4:

Fenway Park
Boston, MA

Stop #5:

Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum
Boston, Massachusetts

Stop #6:

Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
Swampscott, MA

Stop #7:

Old Burial Hill
Marblehead, MA

Stop #8:

Jeremiah Lee Mansion
Marblehead, MA

Stop #9:

St. Michael's Parish
Massachusetts, United States of America

Stop #10:

Abbot Hall
Marblehead, MA

Stop #11:

Salem Witch Museum
Salem, Massachusetts

Stop #12:

Witch Dungeon Museum
Salem, MA

Stop #14:

Peabody Essex Museum
Salem, MA

Stop #15:

Hammond Castle Museum
Gloucester, MA

Stop #16:

Cape Ann Museum
Gloucester, Massachusetts

Stop #17:

Essex Shipbuilding Museum
Essex, Massachusetts

Stop #18:

Sleeper-McCann House
Gloucester, MA

Stop #19:

Sargent House Museum
Gloucester, MA

Stop #20:

The Paper House
Rockport, Massachusetts

Stop #21:

Ipswich Historical Society & Museum
Ipswich, MA

Stop #23:

Cushing House
Newburyport, MA

Stop #24:

Custom House Maritime Museum
Newburyport, Massachusetts

Stop #25:

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
Newburyport, MA

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