Boston North Shore Accommodations: Gloucester, Marblehead, Swampscott, Salem, Ipswich
Swampscott, Massachusetts once served as the "summer White House." Ipswich has some of the oldest homes and the best fried clams in the country, and Gloucester has one of the oldest, still active fishing fleets in the country. Marblehead was the birthplace of the American Navy and has stunning harbor views of its many sailing clubs, while Salem is known for its 1692 witch trials and the lucrative maritime trade that led to a wealth of stunning Federal period homes. Quaint towns, wonderful waterfronts, world-class museums and lots of history define the North Shore of Boston, Massachusetts.
A Gloucester MA bed and breakfast is an experience with total New England charm. Ipswich has an outstanding forest preserve where Chickadees feed from your hands. Marblehead bed and breakfast inns are quaint and some have spectacular harbor views. Salem Massachusetts bed and breakfast inns bring history to life. Swampscott is nestled along the ocean.