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Address: Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970
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Love the Wharf

Love to go here and walk around the shops and restaurants. Great place to just hang out for an afternoon.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kimberly K
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Thurmont, Maryland, United States
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Thurmont, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love to go here and walk around the shops and restaurants. Great place to just hang out for an afternoon.

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Thank Kimberly K
Whitman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I felt as though every window of every story reflected witchcraft, wizards, etc. I realize that perhaps I am indifferent to following witchcraft, wizards, etc. I felt it was a bit too much and took away from a romantic get-away!

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Naperville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pickering Wharf was only about a block walk from our hotel. We found ourselves going there for various reasons. We first went there to check out the ship, which was not there this trip, the Maritime Museum, and the lovely ocean. The weather was outstanding for mid November. We then discovered the many cute shops on Wharf Street, which we... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is THE place to stroll when in Salem.Its on the waterfront with tall ships and great photo ops.There are shops and restaurants and a few bars as well as seating areas to relax and enjoy the view.

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Suffield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area of boutiques and restaurants is also home to great views as well as being relatively close to many points of interest such as the Customs House and the House of Seven Gables. A great place to take in the sea air!

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South Canaan, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views but my gosh what an extravagant ship! So neat to explore around. We went on a foggy morning that turned out to be a beautiful day.

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Massachusetts
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I really feel Pickering Wharf is the heart of Salem. You can walk to most historic & tourist sites from here. Many little shops and places to eat; you can also see part of the ocean & Salem's historic ship is right there. We always check out Pickering Wharf when visiting. If visiting in October, let your kids wear their... More 

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Whitby, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The buildings have been restored and all the shops are well kept and adorable. Lots of places to get a coffee and rest.

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Thank Carol M
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Pickering Wharf is the most stunning place in Salem. It offers beautiful views of the ocean and is an excellent place to come with your friends or significant other to just relax. A great way to spend an afternoon and there are great restaurants nearby too!

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Thank chan928
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful waterfront in Salem, a great place to sit and relax and take a breather after walking around. Grab a tea or coffee at Jaho and then find a bench or bring a blanket and just relax. Normally the Friendship is in harbor, but it was not there when I went this time.

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