Salem Halloween & Shopping Tour

  • Oct 28th – Oct 31st, 2020

Book your seat on our weekend getaway to Salem and Boston during Halloween for a scenic and and spooky group tour.

We will enjoy a locally guided tour of Salem with stops that include the Witch Trial Memorial but also recognizing the colonial history and coastal views of the area. A stop will also be made at the 1692 Salem Witch Museum followed by a group dinner. The next day you have the option of spending more time in Salem or heading to Merrimack Premium Outlets for shopping.

Grab your costume and get ready for a ghastly good time. You’ll be haunted by your good memories with old and new friends.

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Pricing

$869 per person 4 per room

$909 per person 3 per room

$1009 per person 2 per room

$1309 per person 1 per room

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Wednesday, October 28th

 Portsmouth, NH

Meet your Driver and Tour Director and depart on your Salem Halloween & Shopping Tour. We begin in Halifax this morning with pick up in Dartmouth, Truro, Aulac, Salisbury, Lincoln, and Woodstock along the way. Transfers are available Charlottetown and Borden-Carleton. We will stop for lunch (not included) at the Acorn Restaurant in Lake George, NB.
Arrive at our host hotel this evening, the Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth Central in Portsmouth, NH. The complimentary hotel shuttle can provide transportation to nearby shopping and restaurants.

Overnight: Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central
Thursday, October 29th

 Salem, MA

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. This morning we will travel to Salem, MA. Upon arrival in Salem will be joined by a Local Guide to begin our tour of this bewitching seaport. Our tour will include the rich maritime and literary history as well as the infamous witchcraft hysteria of 1692, and a walk through the Witch Trial Memorial.
Please note: this tour includes one-hour of consistent walking. Please review our mobility requirements at the end of this document before booking this tour.
Following our guided tour we will visit the 1692 Salem Witch Museum where we will experience the drama of that dark time though thirteen life-size stage sets, figures, lighting and a stirring narration as they are witness to the web of lies and intrigue of the Salem Witch Hunt.

This afternoon you are free to spend time exploring the town on your own and have lunch (not included) at a local restaurant. Optional Activity: join your Tour Director for a visit to the House of the Seven Gables. This landmark is best known today as the setting of world-renowned American author Nathaniel Hawthorne’s 1851 novel. The cost is approximately $25 CAD per person. Please let us know at the time of booking if you are interested. A minimum of 10 guests is required for this activity.

This evening we will enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant before returning to our hotel in Portsmouth, NH. The remainder of the evening is at your leisure.

Overnight: Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central
Friday, October 30th

Salem, MA or Merrimack, NH Shopping

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. Today the choice is yours: spend the day shopping or have more time to explore Salem!

Optional Salem Excursion

This morning we depart from the hotel at 8:00 am and arrive in Salem at approximately 9:00 am where you will have the next six hours to explore on your own. We recommend hopping on the Salem Trolley Tour ($$) which offers a one-hour narrated historical tour and an all-day hop on-hop off shuttle service. There will be plenty of things to fill your time!

We depart from Salem at 3:00 pm and head to Merrimack Premium Outlets where you will have some time to explore the shops and take advantage of the great deals.

We depart from Merrimack at 6:00 pm and return to the hotel.

Optional Shopping Excursion

This morning we depart from the hotel at 8:00 am and arrive in Nashua, NH at approximately 10:00 am. Your day of shopping will begin with stops at Kohls, Christmas Tree Shops, and Burlington Coat Factory. Have lunch (not included) at a nearby restaurant or wait for the food fair at Merrimack Premium Outlets.

This afternoon we head to Merrimack Premium Outlets for more shopping at 1:30 pm. We depart from Merrimack at 6:00 pm and return to the hotel.

Overnight: Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central
Saturday, October 31st

 Return Home

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast and meet with your Tour Director. This morning we check out of the hotel and make our way back home. We will make a stop in Houlton for lunch (not included) and at Duty Free before crossing the border. No dinner stop has been arranged but you are welcome to grab a snack during one of the rest stops.

This evening we will arrive home in the Maritimes. Say goodbye to your Driver and Tour Director with many happy memories of your Salem Halloween & Shopping Tour.

  • Deluxe motor coach transportation
  • 3 nights accommodation at the Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central including breakfast
  • 1 dinner
  • Guided tour of Salem
  • Entrance to the 1692 Salem Witch Museum
  • Shopping at Merrimack Premium Outlets
  • Services of a professional Tour Director

This tour is available from the following locations:

Departures from PEI

You can meet this tour in:

  • Charlottetown (FREE transfers to Aulac provided*)
  • Borden-Carleton (FREE transfers to Aulac provided*)

*Please note, the transfer vehicle size will depend on the number of passengers being picked up at each stop. Transfer vehicles can range in size from vans to full size motor coaches. 

Departures from Nova Scotia

You can meet this tour in:

  • Truro
  • Dartmouth
  • Halifax
Departures from New Brunswick

You can meet this tour in:

  • Aulac
  • Salisbury (near Moncton)
  • Saint John (FREE transfers to Lincoln provided*)
  • Lincoln (near Fredericton)
  • Woodstock

*Please note, the transfer vehicle size will depend on the number of passengers being picked up at each stop. Transfer vehicles can range in size from vans to full size motor coaches. 

Departure from other Canadian Provinces
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