FAQs for October Weekends 2020

With everyone’s safety at top of mind, the City of Salem has issued new protocols designed to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community…

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Planning a Safe Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts

Discouraging travel to Salem is completely counterintuitive to the goals of Destination Salem. Recommending travel to Salem be postponed is a communication point that has…

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Spreading Out from Salem for Fall Fun

by North of Boston Convention & Visitor’s Bureau  There’s no better celebration than Halloween in Salem, MA. But due to COVID-19 pandemic, things have changed….

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City of Salem Announces Additional Public Safety Measures for October 16-29, 2020

On October 16, 2020, the City of Salem made additional announcements regarding COVID-19 safety for the remainder of October 2020: Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll, Salem…

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Peabody Essex Museum
Salem for All Ages

by Patricia Zaido In almost four years Salem has made tremendous strides to encourage active aging, provide opportunities for good health, inclusion and security, and…

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Around Salem

Nothing is better than Salem in October. It is magical. But this year Salem is working with restrictions and guidelines that have been established to…

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Advisory from the City of Salem Following the First Weekend of October

The following is an update from the City of Salem. For additional updates throughout October and on the City’s response to COVID-19, visit salem.com: Following…

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Experience Salem, Massachusetts from Afar this October

Fall and Halloween are a major part of what Salem is known for. This year everything is different, but there are still ways to celebrate…

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Storytelling in Salem

by Evana Tamayo As an enthusiastic student of history, I seek to travel to places that are passionate about telling their stories. I have been…

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Dance//Salem

by Sarah Dulong As a photographer, I constantly strive to challenge myself to continue growing as an artist. When I create my own project, it…

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Where to Buy a Mask in Salem, Massachusetts

Salem’s shops are stocked with locally made masks featuring unique prints and enhanced designs for comfort and convenience. We recommend packing a mask or two…

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Download the Destination Salem, Massachusetts App!

The all-new Destination Salem app is now available for iOS and Android! Download the app to get the latest updates on everything Salem, including events,…

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Side Ways Salem

by Susanna Baird Out-of-towners in hand, I love to show off Salem. We visit the Peabody Essex Museum, we visit the Salem Witch Museum, we…

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Trip Planning Checklist for Visiting Salem, Massachusetts

Travel may look different in 2020, but Salem, Massachusetts is open for business with everyone’s health and safety in mind. Museums and attractions, walking, harbor…

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3 Harbor Cruises to Take This Summer in Salem, Massachusetts

With summer comes plenty of opportunity to spend time on the water in Salem, Massachusetts! For summer 2020, be sure to bring your mask/face covering…

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#DestSalem Photos We Loved in June 2020

We love seeing everyone’s posts from around Salem, Massachusetts on social media and wanted to share a few of our favorites from last month. Check…

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