Manchester is the perfect place to stay while you are exploring North Shore as a large number of the area’s most popular attractions are within easy reach. Two of the most popular attractions here are the marvelous Hammond Castle and the remarkable Ravenswood Park. Two other recommended attractions close by Manchester are the Sargent House Museum and Marblehead Light.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. Learn, admire and become intrigued in the most popular museums including the Salem Witch Museum in Salem, the Salem Wax Museum and the Salem Toy Museum.
If you are spending a while in and around Manchester, treat yourself with a visit to the House of the Seven Gables in Salem, Schooner Adventure in Gloucester and the Salem Custom House. To learn more about the local historic attractions, don't miss Fort Sewall in Marblehead.
At the end of a long day seeing the sights around Manchester, get a good nights sleep at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Wylie Inn and Conference Center at Endicott College, Beverly, the Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, and the popular Bass Rocks Ocean Inn, Gloucester.