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Short Visit Is Adequate

Be sure to walk to the around the wharf to enjoy the water views and sailboats in the area. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
teacher152015
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Lexington, Kentucky
Great views and shopping

I love the shops on Pickering Wharf. The views are great. There is so much to see and do. Parking... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
karenposner54
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty seaside marketing area. Visually appealing with a number of good shops and several nice restaurants. Not as appealing as it was a number of years ago and could use additional shops to improve the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jackd_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to walk to the around the wharf to enjoy the water views and sailboats in the area. We even saw an old ship that looked like it was in the process of being restored. There are shops and restaurants along Wharf Street where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank teacher152015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked around did some shopping and enjoyed the scenery! Beautiful filled with quaint shops! I was looking for a hat due to the unexpected cold coming through! Found exactly what I needed!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Beth M
Reviewed 4 November 2018

When we are in Salem, Massachusetts we always go to and visit the Pickering Wharf as they have different old ships and they have a lot of great places to eat around it. We would recommend that if you go here make sure to try...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

The wharf is ok, but not the main reason anyone visits. The rest of the town is much more beautiful and interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenn_Steinle
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

What a great place to take a stroll along the waterfront. There are several nice shops and restaurants around too. More importantly there was parking.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Ocean Chic Boutique - wonderful experience - did most of my Christmas shopping. Thank you for all your help! GREAT fun! See yo on my next trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jagette
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I love the shops on Pickering Wharf. The views are great. There is so much to see and do. Parking close by when other lots are full too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karenposner54
Reviewed 11 October 2018

After visiting the Peabody Essex Museum, we walked down to Pickering Wharf. There is a beautiful view of the sea from here, and it is a pleasant place to walk. There are a variety of interesting shops and restaurants on Pickering Wharf. We enjoyed lunch...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Nice area to walk around. There is a marina with interesting shops and restaurants. We did not however, see that ship there.

Date of experience: October 2018
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flobo113
24 March 2017|
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Response from SteveO172 | Reviewed this property |
Everything is pretty walkable so I would recommend looking for street parking somewhere near the warf. There are plenty of benches and little cafes or places to grab a seat if you need a rest. Always tell people to find a... More
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touringfriendsya
10 September 2015|
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Response from Basbabru | Reviewed this property |
there is a drop off area right in front of the Friendship but the but the busses cannot stay there for a prolong period. neither at the witch museum buses usually proceed to large shopping malls or walmarts and wait there
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