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Summer Stops Near Burlington

Ahhh — in less than an hour

Guests who stay at Archer Hotel Burlington not only experience our luxe digs, five-star beds and walkable Third Ave neighborhood — they also enjoy excellent proximity to some of New England’s beloved experiences. In an hour or less, they can be shopping, eating fresh seafood, discovering art, visiting a museum and on the beach in some of the East Coast’s disarmingly charming towns.

Here’s a short list of just a few of Archer’s favorite pastimes in these coastal havens, all close to Burlington.

Photo courtesy of Nordblom Company


Dining, shopping, boat tours, sightseeing:

Photo by Aaron Doucett on Unsplash


Seafood, boat tours, beaches:

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Scenery, beaches, shopping, dining, arts:

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Historic tours, sightseeing, boat tours, shopping, dining:

  • Mahi Cruises — Daily harbor cruises May through November
  • Ledger Restaurant & Bar — Upscale New England cuisine in a 19th-century bank building
  • The Lobster Shanty — An old-school dive bar at heart, with fresh seafood and comfort food
  • Turner’s Seafood — Providing fresh New England seafood since 1920
  • Museums — Salem Wax Museum, Friendship of Salem, House of the Seven Gables, Peabody Essex Museum
  • Salem Willows Arcade — Games, rides, food, ice cream, plus picnic grounds, park paths and beaches
Photo courtesy of Salem Witch Museum


Seafood, dining, shopping (all on the strip of the beach), concerts, activities for kids:

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