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Salem Ferry

10 Blaney St, Salem, MA 01970-5603
+1 978-741-0220
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Salem High-Speed Ferry
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10 Blaney St, Salem, MA 01970-5603
+1 978-741-0220
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our trip to historical Salem via the Ferry. Trip was entertaining and beautiful. The crew even offered my mom some Ginger to ease her stomach. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sure -- you can take the boring train or bus (or, heavens, even drive) to Salem from Boston. But, isn't a nice water trip enticing. The catamaran leaves from the Long Wharf in Boston and drops you at the Salem Ferry terminal, about a 15...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Salem ferry is a great way to see the coast and also to learn some interesting facts about the area.When you arrive in Boston it is just a short walk to the North End or to the New England Aquarium. During the season there...More

1  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best way to go between Salem and Boston with a 50 minute trip. Free Parking. Refreshing, especially on a hot day. Pricey BUT the secret of saving is to take the Salem to Boston at 7 am in the morning and return 5:30 PM-...More

1  Thank Vicky A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ferry is a one hour trip from Boston-Salem. My trip was canceled due to rough seas from the remnants of a hurricane. I rebooked the return from Salem to Boston. Glad I did. The train is faster, and cheaper, but approaching Boston by sea...More

Thank Greg G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great way to travel from Boston to Salem and back. The boat is pleasant and clean with plenty of seating. It takes only 55 minutes to do the trip. We all very much enjoyed the trip.

Thank Worldwatcher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Boston and booked ferry on line for a day trip to Salem. Booking was straight forward. Wharf was easy to find. The ferry staff were efficient we left and arrived on time both ways. The ferry was clean and offers a bar with...More

Thank HollySK
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The ferry was great and the guide told us about historical spots along the way. It was some great history!!

Thank Lori A
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Whether you're arriving on or departing from the Nathaniel Bowditch or just wandering around downtown Salem and looking for a fun place to enjoy some libation, the Landing at Salem Ferry is a great place to start or end up. Given that the Landing literally...More

Thank Car Keys
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We took the ferry from Boston to Salem on a gorgeous summer day. I have taken many harbor cruises, whale watches, etc, but Jim's commentary on the sights of Boston Harbor and Salem Harbor were the best! His knowledge of history and the contemporary was...More

Thank Kathleen O
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26 September 2017|
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Response from Car Keys | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking garage next to the Aquarium (a great take for families) which is next to the dock where you get the ferry to Salem. It is not inexpensive, but there is a cap (which we hit) of approx. $40 for the 10 hours... More
3 August 2017|
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Response from ckirtley | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but for one night parking was free. My guess is yes based on the fact that it didn't look like they scrutinized the Salem parking.