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Address: Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970
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Nice Tourist Spot

A bunch of shops and restaurants. A nice place to poke around, even for locals. Crowded and fun during the summer.

Reviewed 24 March 2017
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West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent a long Easter weekend in Salem and returned to Pickering Wharf 4 days in a row! Restaurants, shops (loved Salem Spice Company) and the wharf itself. . . .a pleasure to walk around!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ship wasn't there and there wasn't a sign I could see that explained why. The area surrounding it had shops that were boring and deserted whichoat might find a good thing. I took it as no one was interested. This is one you can skip besides getting awesome pics of water.

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Thank Ericka R
Boston, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pickering Wharf has consistently reinvented itself over the years, always providing a fresh array of shops, restaurants and sites. Great walking areas, views of the water and boats and a nice safe, relaxed atmosphere. All types of food and budgets can be found here. Whether for a quick bit, a fried seafood lunch or a more elegant dinner, the Wharf... More 

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Thank Joel137
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an area filled with eclectic little shops and multiple restaurants and pubs. We visited in early April so some of the shops were just preparing for their season. The boat tours that you can book are not available until the summer so keep that in mind when planning your trip. It is also quite brisk in April so... More 

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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Salem during March, so the big ship wasn't there to see. The wharf is a nice place to take an after dinner walk, but nothing incredible. Makes for some nice pictures though!

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Thank alissa216
Reading, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend upon visiting Salem to stop at the ward. Many shops and great places to eat overlooking the warm area.

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Thank reddeviler
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Victoria Station - excellent lunch and the wait staff was unusually attentive and extraordinarily cheerful.

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

A bunch of shops and restaurants. A nice place to poke around, even for locals. Crowded and fun during the summer.

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Thank BHthegood
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

There's a number of restaurants and shops down on the Wharf. It's also a great place to walk around and enjoy the views!

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Its a lovely place to walk around. Very beautiful and peacefull. On cold weather the breeze its crazy but did love it anyways.

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