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Top Activities to Do in Marblehead this Winter

There’s so much to do and see in Marblehead during the winter, it can be a little overwhelming to narrow it down! Planning a trip can be difficult and time-consuming so we have put together this list for you to take some of the stress out of deciding what to do. Everything listed here comes with our own personal recommendation and we hope that you will enjoy each one just as much as we do. Read on for our top ten things to do in Marblehead this winter season.

winter at Harbor Light Inn

Visit Salem for a Wicked Good Time

Now that Halloween is over and the crowds have gone, why not visit to the infamous Salem, Massachusetts? There’s a great number of things to do on a day trip like visiting the Salem Witch Museum and House of Seven Gables, we highly recommend it. Check out our list of things to do in Salem to get ready for your visit.

Indulge your Creative Side at The Peabody Essex Museum

Featuring a wide variety of art from different periods and regions, a trip to “PEM” is a must for anyone visiting Salem. Take an afternoon, relax, and get artsy at one of the region’s best museum experiences.

Take in a Flick at The Warwick Theatre

If you’re itching for a good film, Warwick has you covered. Far from an ordinary movie theatre, Warwick shows art house films, big-budget blockbusters, and time-honored classics on a rotating basis, so you can see whatever suits your fancy. With a dine-in menu and fully stocked bar, see a movie in style and enjoy a night out at Marblehead’s premiere cinema destination.

friends having dinner and wine

Discover Delicious Local Dishes

For a lovely meal, look no further for delicious cuisine than Marblehead’s best restaurants. Particularly special is The Barnacle, the oldest family-owned restaurant in town. For the best lobster rolls in town and scenic oceanside views, there’s no better place.

Quench your Thirst at Notch Brewery

A must-visit for any lover of good beer, Notch Brewery is not to be missed. The first brewing company in America to focus exclusively on session beer, it boasts a unique selection and a beautiful Biergarten to enjoy it in. Stop by and enjoy some of the best beer the area has to offer.

Experience a Local Legend at Maddie’s Sail Loft

Easily one of the best restaurants in Marblehead, Maddie’s Sail Loft is a time-honored staple of the community and a local legend. Open since the end of WWII, they serve a delicious variety of traditional New England seafood as well as their famously strong cocktails like “The Thunderdome.” It’s located around the corner from the Inn, so you don’t have to go far for a great drink.

Tour Marblehead on Foot

With our Historic walking tour of Marblehead, you can see the town and learn more about its history along the way. A must for any history buff, learn more about the area’s storied past and take in the beautiful sights and sounds of Marblehead. Upon arrival, let your innkeeper know you’re interested in learning more about our walking tour!

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Indoor Amenities

If the weather outside is truly frightful and that fire is just too delightful, there’s no need to head out into the storm! Here at Harbor Light Inn, we have fantastic accommodations and amenities for those seeking shelter indoors. Check them out!

Relax by the Fire

Join us in the main atrium to enjoy wine and a selection of board games by the fire. Meet new people and participate in some friendly competition all while staying warm and dry. There’s no better way to spend an evening in.

Treat Yourself at The Spa

If the cold has stiffened up those muscles, might we recommend a massage to get you back in tip-top shape? You don’t even have to leave your room for this luxurious spa treatment that will have you feeling rejuvenated and relaxed. Make sure and book ahead of time for this exclusive experience.

Soak your Cares Away in a Jetted Spa Tub

Beat the freeze in one of our luxurious in-room hot tubs. With room for two, they’re a perfect way to wind down and relax after a long day exploring the town. Featured in seven of our rooms, six of these also feature fireplaces so you can stay extra warm.

cozy fire in guest room

Stay With Us

Now that you’ve seen what there is to do in our lovely town, why not come and pay us a visit? We’re always excited to meet new guests so they can experience everything this beautiful area has to offer. For premium accommodations, a delicious breakfast, and unmatched comfort and charm, stay at our historic Marblehead Inn in the heart of it all. We hope to see you here soon!

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