Planning a Safe Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts

October 21, 2020

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

October 20, 2020

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

October 16, 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

October 15, 2020

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

October 13, 2020

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

October 12, 2020

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

October 12, 2020

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

September 24, 2020

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

September 3, 2020

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

September 1, 2020

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!

August 28, 2020

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

August 26, 2020

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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3 Harbor Cruises to Take This Summer in Salem, Massachusetts

August 1, 2020

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

July 15, 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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Salem, Massachusetts Business Index

July 15, 2020

Activities Museums & Attractions Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery, 217 Essex Street Cry Innocent, 32 Derby Square Frankenstein’s Castle, 288 Derby Street Friendship of Salem, 160…

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Shareable Health & Safety Graphics

July 6, 2020

Destination Salem’s priority is the health and safety of Salem’s residents, businesses, and visitors. Massachusetts has implemented public health guidelines and best practices to keep…

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