Essex Heritage Launches New Harbor Tours to Misery Island

Essex Heritage is offering two new harbor tours this summer in addition to their Boat Tours to Bakers Island Light Station! The Island Hops Tour…

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4 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 June through September 2. Sail aboard landing craft…

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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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ArtWeek in Salem, Massachusetts

Share your creative side in Salem, Massachusetts during this year’s ArtWeek events! ArtWeek is an award-winning state-wide festival that encompasses hundreds of events all related…

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Salem State Celebrates Earth Days Week, April 8-12, 2019

Salem State University is celebrating its 16th year of Earth Days Week events in 2019! This year’s theme “Sounding the Alarm on Climate Change: Critical…

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40th Anniversary of the Witch Dungeon Museum

The Witch Dungeon Museum is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019! The museum has been sharing its award-winning live reenactment and tours of the recreated…

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April Vacation is a Perfect Time to Visit Salem!

Come for the Witch Trials of 1692, maritime trade, and The Scarlet Letter. Stay for the culture, art, restaurants, shopping, and New England experience!  Here…

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Salem Film Fest 2019

Salem Film Fest is the largest documentary film festival in New England, and it has been featuring exceptional works of film for the past 12…

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Museums Celebrate Women’s History Day

Salem Mayor Kimberly Driscoll proclaimed March 24, 2019, Salem Women’s History Day. Special programs will be held at the following museums and attractions around town:…

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A Hot Chocolate Crawl in Salem, MA

Does the winter weather have you down? Why not warm up with a cup of hot chocolate? Thankfully Salem, Massachusetts is home to plenty of…

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Where to Find the Best Margaritas in Salem, Massachusetts

Looking for the best margaritas in Salem, Massachusetts? Luckily there are plenty of spots around the city serving cool, refreshing margaritas perfect for kicking off…

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How to Visit Salem’s Historic Cemeteries

Salem’s earliest cemeteries were established in the 1600s when Puritanism was widely practiced in Massachusetts. Puritans understood the Bible literally, and thus never used religious…

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February School Vacation Week in Salem, Massachusetts

February Vacation is a Perfect Time to Visit Salem! Spend a day downtown exploring our museums and attractions, or make your trip into an overnight…

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17th Annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival

Salem Main Streets, the Salem Chamber of Commerce, Destination Salem, and local retailers, restaurants, and businesses invite you to attend the 17th annual Salem’s So…

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Discounts for Federal Employees During the Government Shutdown

Salem Maritime National Historic Site is affected by the government shutdown and is closed until further notice. Here are some things you can do to…

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5 Must-Do’s During Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Salem with the sweetest event of the year during the 17th annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival! The…

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