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Danvers, MA

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Originally known as “Salem Village,” and closely associated with the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, Danvers, MA has grown into a Massachusetts destination all its own. With various interesting places to visit, from historic sites to one of New England’s largest indoor water parks, Danvers offers visitors and residents plenty of fun things to do year round. Danvers is located on the Danvers River, near the northeastern coast of Massachusetts.

Founded:
1636

Population:
27,400

City Website:
https://www.danversma.gov/

 

Accommodations

If you need a place to stay when visiting Salem or the North Shore, Danvers may be the spot for you. At just a short drive from Boston and Logan Airport, Danvers provides comfortable places to rest your head.

Educational Institutions

Danvers is the home to some of the North Shore’s finest technical and community educational institutions, providing lifelong learning opportunities to all who wish to enroll.

Historic Sites

Danvers has roots throughout history, including the now infamous Salem Witch Trials. Visit the homes of some of the tragic events’ most notable figures.

Local Resources

The North Shore Chamber of Commerce and the Essex County Community Foundation provide excellent resources and information for local businesses and residents alike.

Museums & Attractions

There’s always something interesting to do in Danvers. Alongside the numerous historic sites and museums the town is also home to one of New England’s largest indoor water parks.

Getting Here

From Logan Airport: Get on I-90 E from Airport Rd. Then, Take MA-1A N to MA-107 N/Salem Turnpike in Revere. Continue on MA-107 N/Salem Turnpike. Take Hamilton St and Walnut St to US-1 N/Broadway/Newburyport Turnpike in Saugus. Follow US-1 N/Newburyport Turnpike and I-95 N to MA-62 E/Maple St in Danvers. Take exit 69 from I-95 N. Continue on MA-62 E. Drive to Coolidge Rd. (via Google Maps)

MBTA from North Station: Take the Newburyport/Rockport Line to the Beverly, Montserrat, or North Beverly lines. From there, take a rideshare/taxi to Danvers.