Marblehead (Massachusetts)

Marblehead is a scenic coastal town in the North Shore region of Massachusetts. It is a well-known yachting resort.

Understand

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.

Get in

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/.

Get around

To get around the town, there are a couple different options:

1) MBTA Bus

There are four different bus routes you can take:

  1. 441
  2. 442
  3. 448
  4. 449

There are major bus stops in most parts of the town, for more information on schedules visit:

See

Do

Buy

Dozens of imaginative, family-owned boutiques & galleries along with scores of antique, gift and specialty shops dot the walkable town.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Over 30 romantic inns and B&Bs offer a respite from the frenzy of city life.

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