Take Our 2018 Visitor Survey & Enter to Win!

Destination Salem is conducting a brief survey to learn more about how our guests planned and spent their time in Salem in 2018! If you…

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Small Business Saturday 2018 in Salem, MA

Salem, MA will celebrate Small Business Saturday with the support of the Salem Chamber of Commerce, Salem Main Streets, and a number of local small…

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Celebrate the Holidays with Santa’s Arrival and the Holiday Tree Lighting

Start the 2018 holiday season by catching Santa’s arrival and the annual holiday tree lighting with Salem Main Streets and the City of Salem. Santa…

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Fall & Winter Fun in Salem, Massachusetts

Explore Salem this holiday season and make your own magic with holiday attractions, special events, comfort food, and pop-up shops. Museums & Attractions The House…

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20 Things to Do for $20 or Less in Salem, Massachusetts

1. Myths & Misconceptions Walking Tour with Essex Heritage ($6-9) The Salem Witch Trials occurred over 300 years ago and have since been dramatized in…

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Salem, Massachusetts’ Hamburger Trail

Salem, Massachusetts has become quite the foodie’s paradise over the years, and the local burgers are no exception. Whether you’re craving a standard (yet delicious)…

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Literary Salem

Salem is an inspiring town! Perhaps there is something in the water or maybe it’s Salem’s turbulent history. Whatever it is, Salem has inspired many…

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The Draken Experience Comes to Salem, Massachusetts

The Draken Harald Hårfagre, the largest Viking ship sailing in modern times, is making Salem, Massachusetts the next stop on her 2018 East Coast Tour!…

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Celebrate 350 Years of The House of the Seven Gables at Gables Fest

It’s time to celebrate! The House of the Seven Gables is having its biggest party in its 350 year history on Saturday, August 4. All…

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Salem in Two Days

There is so much to see and do in Salem you can easily make a day-trip into an overnight stay. And with so much to…

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5 Harbor Cruises to Take This Summer in Salem, Massachusetts

Boat Tours to Bakers Island Lighthouse with Essex Heritage Visit Bakers Island Lighthouse with Essex Heritage weekends through September 3. Sail aboard landing craft Naumkeag…

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5 Ways to Start Your Visit to Salem, Massachusetts

Salem Regional Visitor Center Start at the Salem Regional Visitor Center at 2 New Liberty Street to pick up a map, watch short films on…

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10 Things to Know About Salem, Massachusetts

With a festival or celebration every month of the year, a robust local theater scene, active nightlife, and ever-changing museum programming, you will always find…

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Spend Mother’s Day Weekend in Salem, Massachusetts

Celebrate mom this week in Salem with thoughtful gift ideas, Mother’s Day events and dining options, and special offers to make your visit an overnight…

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Rainy Day Itinerary for Salem, MA

Don’t let the gray skies get you down! There is so much to see and do in Salem, Massachusetts even when the weather isn’t quite…

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Salem in One Day

Salem is a town for all seasons. Planning your visit between November and April? Read this post as attractions run seasonally. Getting to Salem Arrive…

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