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Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love the shops on Pickering Wharf. The views are great. There is so much to see and do. Parking close by when other lots are full too.

Thank karenposner54
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the Peabody Essex Museum, we walked down to Pickering Wharf. There is a beautiful view of the sea from here, and it is a pleasant place to walk. There are a variety of interesting shops and restaurants on Pickering Wharf. We enjoyed lunch...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice area to walk around. There is a marina with interesting shops and restaurants. We did not however, see that ship there.

Thank Lov2travelz
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ship you see in pictures is currently being restored so the wharf is empty. It is OK to walk around but don’t go expecting to see anything interesting as there is nothing really there other than public restrooms. It is free so not a...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

walking the wharf is beautiful, lots of lovely shops and great restaurants all on the ocean. tis quite the scenery.

Thank Bridget B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ship is not docked in Salem and hasn't been there for at least 3 years. None of the locals have ever seen it!

Thank Randi E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked around after eating dinner locally. Beautiful views and grassy vistas. Watched the sunset and enjoyed it!

Thank coldinrochester
Reviewed August 28, 2018

very good sightseeing place to visit. Enjoyable place to walk around and see the local shops. It is nice to just enjoy the water views.

Thank stevebalac
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Plenty of shops down by the wharf, including some restaurants. The best part for us was walking TO the wharf through the nearby side streets with so many old homes. There is also a lighthouse that you can walk out to and visit. If you...More

Thank gabi_kansas
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a very pretty wharf and a wonderful place to walk. It’s interesting to think about the history of the wharf.

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flobo113
March 23, 2017|
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Response from Steve O | Reviewed this property |
Everything is pretty walkable so I would recommend looking for street parking somewhere near the warf. There are plenty of benches and little cafes or places to grab a seat if you need a rest. Always tell people to find a... More
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touringfriendsya
September 9, 2015|
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Response from Basbabru | Reviewed this property |
there is a drop off area right in front of the Friendship but the but the busses cannot stay there for a prolong period. neither at the witch museum buses usually proceed to large shopping malls or walmarts and wait there
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