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

Find things to do around Salem, Massachusetts without breaking the bank with these 20 ideas all under $20: 1. Myths & Misconceptions Walking Tour with…

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5 Green Spaces to Explore in Salem, Massachusetts

Get outside at one of the many green spaces around downtown Salem. Pack a picnic lunch, go for a walk or run along the waterfront,…

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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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Celebrating 200 Years of Salem’s Custom House

2019 marks the 200th anniversary of the Custom House at Salem Maritime National Historic Site. A custom house has been collecting taxes for the Federal…

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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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Black History Month in Salem, Massachusetts

February is Black History Month, and we’re sharing a walking tour that focuses exclusively on Salem’s black heritage. Voices Against Injustice sponsors an audio tour…

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