On the coast, 16 miles north of Boston, Salem is easily accessible by major highways. Shuttle service from Boston's Logan Airport and train service to and from Boston are available. Marblehead, yachting capital of America, is 10 minutes by car. Gloucester and Rockport, New England seaport villages, are 30 minutes driving distance.  Check out also Destination Salem Online and download the Visitor's Guide and Salem Map !
 
The Salem Willows can be found at the northeastmost point of Salem, located at 167 Fort Avenue, Salem, MA 01970
 
Directions to Salem Willows:
 
From points South and West of Salem
(I-93, 1-84, I-95(RI), I-90):

You want to get to Interstate 95 North in Massachusetts.
(This is Exit 14 off I-90) Continue below...

From points North (Maine and Eastern New Hampshire):
You want to get to I-95 heading south into Massachusetts.
Maine Turnpike is I-95. Continue below...

From North and South:
  • Take I-95 to Exit 45 (Route 128 North - Gloucester).
  • Take Exit 26, Lowell Street East (Peabody and Salem).
  • Follow Lowell Street through 2 sets of traffic lights.
  • Pass the Fire Department on your left and then Town Hall on your right.
  • Keep straight through the center of Peabody.
  • Lowell Street becomes Main Street.
  • Pass McDonald's on your right.
  • Pass "Entering Salem" sign on your right.
  • Main Street becomes Boston Street.
  • Keep straight in the left lane.
  • Pass Peter's Laundry on your right.
  • At 2nd set of traffic lights, (Dunkin Donuts is on your left and Walgreen's is on your right).
  • Go left at lights onto Bridge Street (Route 107 North).
  • Follow Bridge Street for about a mile.
  • Go past the MBTA train station entrance, up the hill in the right lane.
  • At intersection at top of hill, take a right onto Washington Street.
  • Follow Washington Street to the next main intersection. Stay in left lane.
  • At intersection, take a left onto New Derby Street.
  • Follow New Derby (Walgreens on the right, fire station on the left).
  • New Derby Street becomes Derby Street.
  • Continue to follow Derby Street through the next intersection.
  • Go past the House of the Seven Gables (on your right).
  • Continue on Derby Street until it ends at Fort Avenue.
  • Continue in the same direction along Fort Avenue until it ends.
  • Find parking on-street or in any of the local lots.
  • Enjoy the Willows!
 Directions from Logan Airport:
  • Exit the airport and follow the signs for Route 1A North (Revere/Lynn).
  • You will follow Route 1A for 16 miles to Salem.
  • You will go through several small towns.
  • Keep straight on Route 1A North, the coastal road out of Boston.
  • Stay in right lane at both small rotaries and continue on Route 1A North.
  • Enter Lynn
  • Pass several car dealerships, Walmart, and Ferguson Enterprises.
  • Take a left after Ferguson, just before North Shore Community College.
  • Pass through Lynn and Swampscott.
  • Watch for signs at intersections and continue on Route 1A North.
  • Enter Salem.
  • Pass Salem State College South Campus on your left.
  • Pass Central Campus Parking on your right and continue on Route 1A North.
  • Pass Salem State's Main Campus on your right.
  • At traffic lights, go left onto Lafayette Street.
  • Keep straight on Lafayette Street (Route 1A North/Route 114 West).
  • Pass Christina's Pizza on your right.
  • Pass St. Joseph's Church on your right.
  • At traffic lights, Fire Station will be across the street.
  • Take a right onto Derby Street (Route 1A North).
  • Continue to follow Derby Street through the next intersection.
  • Go past the House of the Seven Gables (on your right).
  • Continue on Derby Street until it ends at Fort Avenue.
  • Continue in the same direction along Fort Avenue until it ends.
  • Find parking on-street or in any of the local lots.
  • Enjoy the Willows!
Public Transportation
For Boston area public transportation, see MBTA Schedules.

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