5 Lighthouses to See in and Around Salem, Massachusetts

March 8, 2021

Lighthouses in Salem, Massachusetts have served the town since the 17th century in helping ships safely access the harbor. Here are lighthouses downtown and in…

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Bell, Watson, and the First Long Distance Phone Call

March 2, 2021

Alexander Graham Bell placed the first long distance phone call from The Lyceum Hall, what today is Turner’s Seafood. On February 12, 1877, nearly a year…

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February 2021 Salem Tourism Stars

March 1, 2021

This year, we’re sharing the people and places that make Salem Salem; the shopkeepers, housekeepers, cooks, tour guides, maintenance, museum greeters, restaurant servers, and more!…

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10 Favorite Breakfast Spots in Salem, Massachusetts

February 19, 2021

Salem has no shortage of breakfast spots, from local favorites to new and innovative brunch offerings. Start your day of exploring downtown with a hearty…

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January 2021 Salem Tourism Stars

February 8, 2021

This year, we’re sharing the people and places that make Salem Salem; the shopkeepers, housekeepers, cooks, tour guides, maintenance, museum greeters, restaurant servers, and more!…

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With Gratitude for the People & Places of Salem, Massachusetts

February 5, 2021

2020 was a tumultuous year for destinations around the world. As business slowed to stop the spread of the coronavirus, we had the opportunity to…

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Native History & Indigenous Acknowledgement of Salem, Massachusetts

February 4, 2021

Before Roger Conant and his group of Europeans arrived on the land that is now Salem, the area was home to the Naumkeag band of…

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Black History Month in Salem, Massachusetts

February 3, 2021

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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The Tea Lover’s Guide to Salem, Massachusetts

February 1, 2021

Whether you’re shopping local for a new mug, or sampling new loose leaf teas to try at home, Salem, Massachusetts has plenty of ways to…

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Salem's So Sweet ice sculptures
Experience the Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival, February 1-14, 2021

February 1, 2021

This year’s Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival takes place February 1-14, 2021 all around downtown Salem, Massachusetts! This annual event has been…

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Subscription Boxes from Salem, Massachusetts

January 26, 2021

Did you know you can get a little bit of Salem mailed directly to your home each month? Some of Salem’s small businesses now offer…

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The Journey from 1692 to Salem’s Modern Witch Community

January 25, 2021

Salem’s connection to the Witch begins with the tragic events that unfolded during the Witch Trials of 1692 when 20 innocent men and women were…

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Warm Up With Winter Comfort Food in Salem, Massachusetts

January 22, 2021

This winter, local restaurants are stepping up their menus with a variety of comfort food perfect to warm up downtown between shops or bring home…

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Trip Planning Checklist for Visiting Salem, Massachusetts

January 19, 2021

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

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Shop Local This Valentine’s Day in Salem

January 15, 2021

This Valentine’s Day, were shopping local and picking up chocolates, jewelry, cards, and more from retailers throughout Salem, MA! Use the guide below to find…

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What’s New in Salem, MA for 2021

January 12, 2021

2021 is bringing lots of new events, shops, and more to Salem, Massachusetts! With even more ways to explore our city while wandering through downtown…

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