Explore Salem like the Real Housewives of New York

July 23, 2021

Did you tune in to watch Leah, Luann, Ramona, Sonja and Eboni travel to Salem? If you missed it, The Real Housewives of New York …

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Salem Weekend at a Glance: July 23-25, 2021

July 21, 2021

Click here to view this list as a printable pdf. Friday, July 23 9:00 am Discovering the Geology of Salem Sound Salem Ferry Dock |…

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Learn About Negro Election Day and the Evolution of the Black Vote with Salem United, Inc.

July 20, 2021

Salem United, Inc. recently unveiled a cultural exhibition, “Unmasking & Evolution of Negro Election Day and The Black Vote,” at Salem’s historic Hamilton Hall. The…

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Rainy Day Itinerary for Salem, MA

July 12, 2021

Don’t let the gray skies get you down! There is so much to see and do in Salem, Massachusetts even when the weather isn’t quite…

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Summer in Salem, Massachusetts – Day Trip Itinerary

June 23, 2021

We may be known for our Halloween festivities, but summer is an excellent time to visit Salem, Massachusetts! The weather is perfect for harbor tours…

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Schooner Fame
Raise the Sails in Salem, MA with Schooner Fame

May 28, 2021

Get out on the water this summer in Salem, Massachusetts with a sail aboard Schooner Fame, a full-scale replica of the ship thought to be…

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Three-Day Spring in Salem, MA Itinerary

May 10, 2021

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Salem! Most of our seasonal attractions reopen for the season in April (with harbor tours opening up mid-May)…

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Where to Buy a Mask in Salem, Massachusetts

May 5, 2021

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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How to Get Involved with Essex Heritage This Summer in Salem, MA

May 3, 2021

by Cheri Grishin As the non-profit management organization for the federally designated Essex National Heritage Area, the Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage) offers many…

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3 Harbor Cruises to Take This Summer in Salem, Massachusetts

May 2, 2021

With summer comes plenty of opportunity to spend time on the water in Salem, Massachusetts! For summer 2021, be sure to bring your mask/face covering…

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Find the perfect gift in Salem, MA
Salem, Massachusetts Mother’s Day Gift Guide

April 13, 2021

Salem’s shops are all ready for Mother’s Day! Find gifts for mom in downtown Salem or by shopping locally online. Visit store websites or follow…

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The Massachusetts Poetry Festival Returns May 13-16, 2021

April 9, 2021

The Massachusetts Poetry Festival returns to Salem (and virtually) May 13-16, 2021! This year’s festival marks its return to Salem since its 10-year anniversary event…

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Which Salem Walking Tour Should I Take?

April 9, 2021

One of the best ways to see Salem, Massachusetts and learn about local history is on foot with a guided walking tour around town. Salem…

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Salem, Massachusetts Awakens this Spring with Seasonal Reopenings & Outdoor Dining

March 30, 2021

After a long tough winter due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many restaurants and businesses in Salem, Massachusetts will reopen their doors for the season on…

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Salem Maritime History Walk

March 19, 2021

Follow along on a self-guided walk through Salem’s maritime history. This walk begins at the Peabody Essex Museum at 161 Essex Street and finishes at…

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St. Patrick’s Day in Salem, MA

March 16, 2021

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Salem, MA? Find drinks specials, traditional corned beef dinners, and more at these local restaurants: Regatta Pub at the Salem…

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