Only if needed: (Merritt Parkway North to Route 91 North. Take 91 North to Route 84 East towards Boston. Route 84 East to the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90). Mass Pike East towards Boston ** to Route 128 North (Exit 14). Pay toll at end of Mass Pike and get onto 128 North.)
**( Take the Mass Pike into Boston. Follow signs for Logan Airport (the blue airplane). You'll go through a couple of tunnels (Ted Williams tunnel is one of them). Once airport bears to the right, follow Route 1A North
In Revere, at the rotary, bear right and continue on 1A North and pass Wonderland Dog Track on your left and the Wonderland MBTA station on your right. Continue to follow signs for 1A North at another rotary.
Continue on 1A North over a bridge and continue on the "Lynnway" (Walmart on your right and lots of auto dealerships). There are many traffic lights on the road.
As the Lynnway curves right (after U-Haul dealer on right) DO NOT follow route 1A as it turns left at the traffic light. Stay straight (do not follow 1A here) and follow the signs to the right for Swampscott/Nahant. Once you pass the restaurant, The Porthole, on your right, you will approach a rotary. Go 2/3 the way around and follow the signs for Marblehead/Swampscott. Follow this road through Lynn and into Swampscott with the ocean on your right. Pick up Route 129 East.
At the first fork in the road, bear left onto Humphrey St. with White Hen Pantry on your left and Gibbs Gas Station on your right. Go approx. 1 ½ miles to another fork in the road. Continue Straight picking up Atlantic Avenue. Humphrey Street bears left.
Shirat Hayam is straight ahead on your RIGHT)
OR, Start here: Take 128 North to exit 25A which is Route 114 East.
At the end of the ramp, gradually work over to the left lane.
At the next set of lights be in the left lane to turn left. You will pass St. Joseph's Church. You will still be on 114 East.
At the next set of lights turn right onto Gardner Road. Follow that road until the end. Turn right onto North Street still following Route 114 East. Treadwell's ice cream will be on your right. Follow Route 114. You will enter Salem when you see a large church and cemetery on the left. Follow Route 114 East signs always.
When you get into "Salem Center" the post office will be on your right (lots of flagpoles). At the lights turn right. At the next set of lights go straight and pass Dominoes Pizza on your right. This is Canal Street. Continue straight. You will pass a McDonald's on your right. Keep going straight. At the next set of lights bear left. DO NOT TURN LEFT AND DO NOT TURN RIGHT but follow the main road.
You will pass "Salem State College South Campus" on your right.
When you see Fantasy Island and Kentucky Fried Chicken on your right, bear Left at this light following the curve in the road. This is Vinnin Square. Staples shopping center is on your left.
At this set of lights, turn left on Tedesco/Vinnin Street. Staples will now be on your left.
After the left, take your very next right at the light onto Salem Street. Mobil gas station is on your right. Follow this road to the end through the golf course to the blinking yellow light.
At the end of Salem Street, take a right onto Humphrey Street. Take your second left onto Ocean Avenue (a residential street).
Follow Ocean Avenue to the next intersection (very short) and turn right onto Atlantic Avenue. Shirat Hayam will be on your left side of the road and it comes up quickly.