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Northshore October 2015

Northshore magazine showcases the best that the North Shore of Boston, MA has to offer.

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38 | OCTOBER 2015 Salem Trolley Take this one-hour historical trolley tour to brush up on your Salem knowledge and get the lay of the land. 8 Central St., 978-744-5469, Salem Food Tours Learn about Salem's history and delicious cu- linary scene as you stroll and sample at the tour's many partners, including Far From the Tree Cider, Harbor Sweets, Opus, Scratch Kitchen, Ye Olde Pepper Candie Compa- ny, and many more. 978-594-8811, salemfood Pickering Wharf Browse waterfront shops like Ocean Chic Boutique, Salem Spice, and others at Pickering Wharf, and then check out restaurants like Finz, Must-Do List Items for Your Salem Itinerary photographs by Robert Boyd 62 Restaurant & Wine Bar, and Victoria Station. Peabody Essex Museum The world-renowned museum has fantastic permanent and rotating exhibitions, lively pro- gramming, a celebrated museum shop, and many historic houses, manu- scripts, and documents in its collection of more than 1.8 million objects. 161 Essex St., 978-745-9500, Salem Beer Works Tasty pub food, a fun atmosphere, and an ever-changing lineup of locally inspired brews make Salem Beer Works a worthy stop. 278 Derby St., 978-745-2337, Artists' Row Stroll down the season- ally open Artists' Row to see local artisans at work. End your explora- tion with dinner, drinks, and live music at The Lobster Shanty. The House of the Seven Gables Visit and tour the house and garden that inspired Nathaniel Hawthorne's famous novel, and don't forget to climb the secret staircase! Get spooked in October with theatrical performances like Spirits of the Gables. 115 Derby St., 978-744-0991, The Witch House Be immersed in 17 th -cen- tury Salem at the beauti- fully preserved home of witch trials judge Jonathan Corwin. 301 1/2 Essex St., 978-744-8815, Salem Witch Museum Gain a fuller undertanding of what really happened during the 1692 trials. 19 1/2 N. Washington Sq., 978-744-1629, McIntire Historic District Federal- and Georgian- style homes designed or inspired by late 18 th - and early 19 th -century archi- tect Samuel McIntire will leave you awed. Includes portions of Essex, Chestnut, Federal, and other streets Salem Willows The Willows offers access to Salem Sound, picnic grounds, a bandstand for concerts and events, arcades, an antique carousel, and eateries including E. W. Hobbs, with its beloved popcorn and saltwater taffy. 167 Fort Ave., 978-741-4600, Longboards Restaurant & Bar A fantastic little spot to make a quick pit stop. Known best for their lobster rolls, crab cakes, and artisan sandwiches, their recently added flatbreads have been an instant hit, too. 72 Wharf St. 978-745-6659, Salem Maritime National Historic Site This richly nuanced, nine-acre park preserves and interprets Salem's maritime history. 160 Derby St., 978-740-1650, Howling Wolf Taqueria Find authentic Mexi- can food in a relaxed atmosphere at Howling Wolf Taqueria. 76 Lafayette St., 978-744-9653, Hawthorne Hotel The historic and centrally located Hawthorne Hotel is perfect for a Salem getaway, or simply for dining at its two on-site restaurants, Nathaniel's and The Tavern. 18 Washington Sq. W., 978-744- 4080, P LACE S Longboards Restaurant & Bar Peabody Essex Museum

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