Marblehead has over 200 homes and buildings that predate the Revolutionary War. Not only does Marblehead have beautiful historic houses, they also have smaller homes as well as the amazing mansions on the neck. These mansions were once summer homes and converted into full time homes overtime.
Marblehead is an historic, seacoast town easily reached by car (40 minutes from Boston), by boat, or by Boston’s MBTA.
Originally settled in 1629, Marblehead is a beautiful town on the North Shore of Massachusetts. What sets this town apart from others in the area is that it is surrounded mostly by water and offers an almost nostalgic view of New England as one might imagine it ought to be. Marblehead offers an array of beautiful beaches as well as amazing views of the ocean, and a beautiful small town. A few different parts make up this small town. The main parts of the town, are "Old Town", which is the historic part of Marblehead that to this day has homes that were built when the town was first settled. Another part of town, is the "downtown" are which has become a little more urbanized overtime. They have many shops as well as stores like CVS. The last part of the town is Marblehead Neck. Marblehead Neck was once an Island, until the down decided to build a causeway to connect it to the rest of the town. Know for its amazing mansions and yacht clubs, the Neck is truly the prettiest part of the town. Marblehead has a website that offers the history and various links for what you can do in the town, http://www.marblehead.org/.
The Barnacle, 141 Front Street on the harbor, Phone: 781-631-4236. Seafood restaurant, lunch and dinner.
SHE, 86 Washington St, Marblehead MA 01945, ☎ 781-639-9800. This store is very cute and set in the heart of Old Town. They carry various women's clothing lines such as Free People and JBrand Jeans. You will definitely find something to add to your wardrobe. edit
Three Cod Tavern, 141 Pleasant St, Marblehead MA 01945, ☎ 7816393263, . This restaurant offers grab food at an affordable price, and it great for families. It also has a bar that is separate from the restaurant that is great for watching your favorite Boston sports teams. edit
Cafe Vesuvius, 18 Bessom St, Marblehead MA 01945, ☎ 7816398120, . A great, family owned, italian pizza shop. They serve amazing sandwiches and salads. What is great is that all of their entrees are named after the greek gods. Affordable too!edit
Marblehead House of Pizza, 7 Atlantic Ave, Marblehead MA 01945. A part of history in Marblehead. Everyone can remember getting house of pizza since they were born. Great pizza and amazing service, you are going to want more right after you finish!edit
F.L. Woods, 76 Washington St, Marblehead MA 01945. This is a great store that is located in Old Town Marblehead. It truly catches the towns love for sailing and anything to do nautical. This company was the first to create a clothing line using the original color "Marblehead Green", which was originally used to paint the bottom of boats. edit
Over 30 romantic inns and B&Bs offer a respite from the frenzy of city life.
The Seagull Inn Bed & Breakfast, 106 Harbor Ave. (Marblehead Neck), ☎ 781-631-1893, . checkin: 2 pm; checkout: 11:30 am. On beautiful Marblehead Neck just steps from ocean and harbor, this old New England inn has been restored with cherry floors, Shaker furniture, and original paintings. Comfortable and private guest suites, expandable for families. Water views from porch, dining room, some suites. Beautiful gardens. Kayaks and bikes free for guests. Beaches nearby. All rooms have private baths, TV/VCR/DVD, phone and refrigerator. $140 - $250. (42.500805,-70.836180)edit