How far is Salem from Boston?
- Salem is only about 15 miles from Boston, but the heavy traffic means it can take an hour to drive the distance. An efficient alternative is to take public transportation, since it is only a half an hour long ride on the commuter rail line from North Station in Boston.
- Click here for directions and public transportation information.
Can you visit Friendship?
- Friendship is open to the public free of charge, but available dates and times vary by season. Please call the Visitor Center at 978-740-1650 to inquire about visiting Friendship.
Does Friendship sail?
- Yes, she is a fully operational sailing vessel. At this time, only NPS staff and her volunteer crew can sail her because of U.S. Coast Guard regulations.