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SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS

Exploring Salem: A Literary Trail, Witches on Trial, the Peabody Essex Museum

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Program #1571RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Dwight from Arlington, VA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 09/15/14 - 09/19/14
The Salem program covers several aspects of Salem's long history: as an important American seaport with a trading range as far as Asia; as a seat of literary activity; and as the location of the witchcraft trials of 1692. Five days in Salem is enough to give a good feel for the development of the town from a fishing village to an important international seaport to an industrial city to the tourist destination it is today. Accommodations are centrally located, all the activities are an easy walk from the hotel, and parking is next to the hotel and free. I give the overall Salem experience an excellent rating.

Joyce from Skillman, NJ Number of programs attended: 11
Date attended: 09/15/14 - 09/19/14
The program in Salem MA more than met my expectations. The town is delightful with a world class museum (the Peabody-Essex Museum), which I did not expect. The group size, 19, was perfect, The lecturers all vey knowledgeable and the acomodations in a historic hotel in the center of town was perfect.

Barbara from Hobart, NY Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/14/14 - 07/18/14
Outstanding!! Give yourself a gift...experience the Salem tour.

Joan from Philmont, NY Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 07/14/14 - 07/18/14
It was a small group which made it easier to meet each other and talk. The group was very friendly at meals or when touring due to the friendly and welcoming tone set by Joan Paguliuca, the group leader. The lecturers were very knowledgable and sites we visited were well chosen. The week was well planned.

Judith from Warwick, RI Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 04/15/13 - 04/19/13
Salem ..What a great trip! Excellent accomodations and meals. Just the right amount of activity...Leasership and lectures outstanding!! Interesting and friendly participants..and Yes..We are seniors..76 & 80 years old. One cal always learn spomething new..no matter the age.


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4 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips

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