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Salisbury (Massachusetts)

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Salisbury is a town in the North Shore of Massachusetts.

Get in[edit]

Main roads that enter the Salisbury area are I-95, Route 1, and route 110.

The nearest bus station is called C&J Bus Lines and it is located a town over in Newburyport, MA. (C&J buses offer complimentary WI-FI connection). Newburyport, MA 90 Storey Avenue, 01950 Conveniently located off I-95 (Exit 57) and Route 113

The nearest airport to the Salisbury area is the Boston Logan International Airport. Boston, MA 02128 (617) 428-2800

The MBTA commuter rail makes a stop in Newburyport, MA a town over. 25 Boston Way, Newburyport MA, 01950

The nearest boat entry to the town is from the mouth of the Merrimack River which separates Salisbury from the Newburyport/Plum Island area. There is docking available along the river.

Get around[edit]

Port Taxi: 52 Elm Street, Salisbury MA. (978) 465-2333

Seacoast Taxi: 156 Bridge Road, Salisbury MA. (978) 499-9990

See[edit][add listing]

Salisbury Beach fireworks every Saturday night at 9pm during the summer! The entire beach fills with people waiting to see the show. While people wait they listen to music (sometimes live), play arcade games, enjoy pizza, ice cream, cotton candy, and enjoy each others company on the waterfront.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Salisbury Beach, [1] The beach is lifeguard protected from Memorial Day to Labor day, weather permitting. Unless you are staying in the town of Salisbury it may be more convenient to to use the state park (Salisbury Beach State Reservation, $9 entry fee Memorial Weekend through Labor Day) to access the beach since they offer a large parking area, bathrooms and outdoor showers.

Salisbury’s beachfront is the perfect place to take a long walk and enjoy all the beach has to offer allowing beach goers a place to enjoy summer activities like sun tanning, snorkeling, and boogey boarding. Some other attractions include Joe’s Play Land Arcade, physic readings, and many small shops.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Being a summer hot spot the majority of small stores along the beachfront sell merchandise like sunglasses, towels, sunscreen, shell necklaces, and bathing suits. These stores are fun to walk around through offering endless types of candy and toys anyone would enjoy!

Eat[edit][add listing]

Seaglass is a fancy restaurant located on Salisbury beach about two minutes walking distance from the square. Seaglass offers a vast dining room with large windows overlooking the oceans shore. The menu offers seafood’s and steak house selections. 4 Oceanfront North Salisbury, MA 01952. (978) 462-5800

Lena’s Seafood (located about 10 minutes from the beachfront without traffic) is an order at the counter, take your number, chose your own booth kind of restaurant and the locals wouldn’t have it any other way. Very popular during the summer seasons people travel from all around to order Lena’s popular fried seafood dishes, famous battered onion rings, and delicious fish and clam chowder. Almost everything is fried so if you’re looking for anything baked or grilled you’re at the wrong place. 131 Rabbit Road, Salisbury MA, 01952. (978) 465-8572

Don’t leave without ordering a slice of beach pizza from Cristy’s Pizza! The thin crust, square shaped pizza is wildly popular and sold by the slice. If you’re a cheese lover you might want to order yours with extra cheese since it’s mostly sauce but even that is still delicious depending on your preference. 13 Broadway Street, Salisbury MA, 01952. (978) 462-2640


Sleep[edit][add listing]

Hampton, located a few miles to the north, has additional lodging options.

Hotels[edit]

  • Stripers Inn, 175 Bridge Road, (1) - (978) - 463 -3343, [2]. Their food ranges from Seafood to Steaks.  edit

Cabin Beach Road Grove Cabins: 104 Beach Road, Salisbury MA (978) 465-5813

Motels[edit]

Shoreline Motel: 41 Atlantic Avenue, Salisbury MA (978) 465-2929

Michael’s Oceanfront Motel: 40 Central Avenue, Salisbury MA (978) 499-0260

Campgrounds[edit]

  • Black Bear Campground, 54 Main St, +1-978-462-3183.  edit
  • Rusnik Family Campground, 121 Lafayette Road, +1-978-462-9551 (Summer).  edit
  • Salisbury Beach, Route 1A (just a few miles south of Hampton Beach), [3]. The state park in Salisbury is open during the summer. It offers camping (484 sites) and beach access.  edit

The Pines Camping Area: 28 CCC Road, Salisbury MA (978) 465-0013

Beach Rose RV Park (Private): 147 Beach Road, Salisbury MA. (978) 463- 0226

Contact[edit]

Salisbury Police Department: 24 Railroad Avenue, Salisbury MA. (978) 465-3121

Salisbury Fire Department: 37 Lafayette Road, Salisbury MA. (978) 465-3631

(Nearest Hospital) Anna Jaques Hospital: 25 Highland Avenue, Newburyport MA. (978) 463-1000

Get out[edit]

Main roads that exit the Salisbury area are I-95, Route 1, and route 110.

The nearest bus station is called C&J Bus Lines and it is located a town over in Newburyport, MA. (C&J buses offer complimentary WI-FI connection). Newburyport, MA 90 Storey Avenue, 01950 Conveniently located off I-95 (Exit 57) and Route 113

The nearest airport to the Salisbury area is the Boston Logan International Airport. Boston, MA 02128 (617) 428-2800

The MBTA commuter rail leaves Newburyport, MA (a town over from Salisbury). 25 Boston Way, Newburyport MA, 01950

The nearest boat exit to the town is from the mouth of the Merrimack River which separates Salisbury from the Newburyport/Plum Island area.


Routes through Salisbury
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