You don’t always need to shell out hundreds of dollars to have fun in and around Boston. In fact, if you just head a few miles towards the north, you’ll find yourself at North Shore. This area in abundant in natural and architectural beauty and there are plenty of activities to do here without spending a single cent!
At Be Driven, we provide comprehensive North Shore tours to both tourists and locals, and everybody seems to enjoy the tours. Here are some things that you shouldn’t miss when you’re there.
- Coolidge Reservation- If you love outdoorsy activities and are fond of hiking, trekking, and exploring the woods, you should head towards Coolidge Reservation. You can carry out various activities here free-of-cost. The reservation spans across 66 acres so there’s plenty of space for you to explore. You can walk along the famous Ocean Lawn, hike towards Bungalow Hill, and catch freshwater fish in Clarke Pond.
- Salem Maritime National Historic Site- The North Shore has a rich history as it is the birthplace of US Navy and Coast Guard and it’s nowhere more apparent than at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site. The Orientation center here is focused on educating tourists about the history of this region.
They show a free documentary about Salem’s role in maritime activities. There are many beautiful illustrations of the city’s history and legacy. There are also several exhibits held in the Scale House and the Public Stores. This is a place worth visiting on your North Shore tours.
- Sedgwick Gardens- A lover of nature would have a blast in Sedgwick Gardens. You don’t have to pay anything to explore the beautiful gardens in the Long Hill Estate. This is an unforgettable experience. The gardens are well designed and meticulously maintained and all of them have their separate identity and character.
There’s something for everyone here, including children’s gardens, woodlands, a meadow, and an apple orchard. You can spend an entire day here without becoming tired of its beauty. Many consider Sedgwick Gardens the highlight of their North Shore tours.
To know more about the North Shore tours, you can contact us at Be Driven. Just fill in this contact us form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. If you require an immediate response, give us a call at 1 800 233 7483. We’ll be happy to hear from you and answer any questions you might have.
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