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Boston's Gold Coast might of started in 1845 when a descendant of the Old Planters, Samuel Ober, stated to a friend, "There is a Boston man who wants to buy my lands for $2,000; taint worth it. What am I to do?" The friend answered, "I think he knows what he wants; let him have it." Ober then replied "It ain't worth it..." Franklin Gordon Dexter was the first to build their summer palaces on the North Shore over looking the ocean. Many would follow him in leaving Boston, especially after a Boston tax collector in 1870 became over zealous within his profession. Some claim this area from the Prides Crossing section of Beverly to Manchester-By-the-Sea rivals any mansion in Newport. Situated on Route 127, the Gold Coast winds through wooded byways and ocean vistas pasts these American Castles. Our Driving and Biking Tours invites you take in the grandeur and the history of this region. We will take you to the natural beauty of hidden beaches, grand ocean cliffs, farm stands, boutiques, shopping, and museums; the North Shore is one of the most spectacular destinations on the continent. Let us show you the magic which is the Gold Coast!

Joseph White murder'Clue' Murder Mystery Tour Book Bike Tour

3PM and 8PM on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays | Public and Private Tours~Can you solve the real murder the game was based on while walking through Salem? Tour last 2hrs. Private Tours of 1-4 people during the week. Public Tours on weekends up to 50.
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Biking Tour to Long Hill Garden Booking button for Biking TourVintage bike

3PM on Wednesdays~A Castle, Winding Wooded Roads, Garden Stroll, and a Dip! Tour lasts 4.5hrs.
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Motif #! RockportArt and Shopping on Cape Ann Tour Button to book driving tour

1PM on Thursdays~Three Museum Stops, Country Drive, and Boutique Walk. Tour last 4.5hrs. Group size is 1-7.
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Sunday Local Drive Button to book driving tourVintage car

1PM on Sundays~Learn the scenic routes in your area and be able to plan your own day trips. Tour last 2.5hrs. Group size is 1-4.
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The Natural Beauty of the Gold Coast
Power Brokers and Presidents of the Gold Coast

Self-Guided Tours

For a truly private tour...we offer several self-guided tours of Salem and the Gold Coast to the north on Cape Ann. Our multimedia tours are Google Maps enabled providing times between stops and easy directions. Each stop has a descriptive history, interruptive images, audio, video, and links for more info. All of our tours are compatible on your Android, iPhone, tablet, and laptop.

Tours start at $5 a download.


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