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Salem Heritage Trail Tour

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Address: 127 Essex St, The Historonic Academy, Salem, MA 01970-3706
Phone Number: +1 978-741-1170
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The Salem historical tour is well laid out, and like the Boston Freedom Trail, they used red paint to outline the path for tourists to take. There is a big difference between this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 May 2012
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We met the group outside of Salem Visitors Center at 1 p.m. on Oct. 29, 2016 (weekend before Halloween) and the area was hopping! Gazillions of people wandered around and street performers created a drum circle with everyday items. It was loud. Seth was not. It was quite difficult to hear him and his microphone didn't work. He didn't speak... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Took my niece and sister in law to Salem today and we took the Heritage Tour with Seth. It was a beautiful day and Seth's enthusiasm and knowledge made the tour both fun and informative.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Unlike its more famous cousin in Boston, the primary purpose of the Salem Freedom Trail is to pass you by as many local businesses as possible while taking you between the few real landmarks in town. Aside from the Peabody-Essex Museum, the House of Seven Gables and the Customs House, there really is very little in town that has not... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

I found it distracting to move three centuries from historic to local businesses presentation. For me it was confusing as I felt like I was drifting in and out of advertisements for local businesses.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

The Salem historical tour is well laid out, and like the Boston Freedom Trail, they used red paint to outline the path for tourists to take. There is a big difference between this tour in Boston – Boston is ONLY focused on the historical points and the Salem Tour seems to also be interested in leading tourists by businesses and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2011

First of all, I have to admit we were not there at the best time to be moving around in a crowd....we were there two weekends before Halloween, a fall festival was going on and the downtown area was packed. Our guide, who was supposed to be a highwayman, seemed more interested in honing his stand-up act than giving serious... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2009

I enjoyed the tour but i didnt really get the point of this!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2009

Growing up, and hearing of the tragedy of the Salem WitchTrials.. I had always wanted to visit the haunted town. My husband suprised me with the vacation and off we went. This was my first time being further north than oklahoma and I absolutely adored the hospitality and charm of Salem. The walking tour was very informative but wear comfy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2009

Spent a wonderful full day in Salem MA, followed all points of the Heritage Trail, and did a bit of wandering on my own. Besides the obvious visit to the Witch House and Museum, and all connnected with the infamous witch trails, be sure to see Pickering Wharf, and the House of Seven Gables, (they have a very good guided... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2008

First trip to Salem. The city, waterfront and parks are absolutely beautiful. We were visiting for only a day so we wanted to see as much as possible. We realize now we will have to go back for at least a full weekend. The best part of our visit was a tour called "Salem's Heritage Trail". We signed up for... More 

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