By Travelzoo Staff
Soak in the "beautiful waterfront of Salem Sound" during a sail aboard the schooner Fame, which Yankee Magazine names the Best Day Sail in its 2013 Best of New England list. For $18 per person, take a one-hour and 45-minute cruise.
Why we love it
- Featured in Yankee Magazine's Best of New England 2013
- Fame is a full-scale replica of an 1812 privateer
- Sails run on Salem Sound through October
- Earns 4.5 stars from TripAdvisor users
June 22, 2013 - Oct. 27, 2013
The Schooner Fame of Salem
Pickering Wharf Marina
86 Wharf St.
Salem, MA 01970
- Cruises depart from Pickering Wharf on weekends only until June 29, daily from June 30-Sept. 2 and on weekends through Oct. 27
Soft drinks, wine and beer are available for purchase onboard
Guests are also welcome to bring nonalcoholic beverages and snacks to enjoy during the sail
Or for $299, book a four-hour, private charter for up to six people aboard the S/V Treasure, a Sabre 38-foot sailboat
The $299 package includes fuel and a Coast-Guard-licensed captain
The fine print
Subject to availability and weather conditions. Outings scheduled on a first-come basis; call ahead and check schedule. Advanced reservations are not accepted for $18 day sails. Schooner Fame day sails depart from Pickering Wharf on weekends only until June 29, seven days a week from June 30-Sept. 2 and on weekends only through Oct. 27. For $299 voucher, reservations are required and subject to availability; not valid on major holidays or holiday weekends. Cancellation policies apply for private charters. Limit 1 per person per visit.
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