The whole reason I choose the Salem ferry as transportation from Boston to Salem was my aunt has breathing issues and can't walk long distances. It turned out to be a great choice letting you off at the Salem trolly stop, which we took right to our hotel door.
Fast, interesting, value, and there is a small snack bar inside that serves beer, wine , pop and snacks. If u print your receipt online, you still have to take that to there sales booth on long wharf to trade for your tickets.
You can sit inside or ride outside, but its windy! And blew my headband away to the water. I would recommend them.More