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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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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Happy Holidays from Destination Salem

December 22, 2020

We extend our gratitude to the people, places, and events that make Salem a unique and wonderful place to visit  throughout the year, to everyone…

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How to Plan a Winter Staycation in Salem, MA

December 11, 2020

Stay local and explore our historic seaport with a Salem staycation! Relax with an overnight stay within walking distance to shops and restaurants, and visit…

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Salem Witch Museum
How to Support Small Businesses in Salem, Massachusetts

December 10, 2020

Salem’s small businesses typically rely on spring and summer business to get through the quieter winter months, and this year our support is more important…

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New Sculpture Garden Coming to the Harbor Connector Path

November 30, 2020

The City of Salem recently announced the upcoming installation of seven sculptures along the Salem Harbor Connector Path. The sculptures will be on display December…

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Giving Tuesday in Salem, Massachusetts

November 29, 2020

Giving Tuesday is here and we’re sharing ways you can give back to local nonprofits in Salem, Massachusetts! Salem is home to numerous museums and…

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Christmas in Salem

November 24, 2020

by Anne Sterling When Destination Salem asked me to write about a favorite Salem event, the annual Christmas in Salem House Tour immediately sprang to…

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Stay Local in Salem this Holiday Season

November 18, 2020

Stay local and shop and dine in Salem this holiday season Downtown Salem is home to scores of small, locally-owned businesses that need our support!…

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A Local’s Guide to Shopping in Salem

November 5, 2020

Shopping local is more important now than ever and Salem’s small businesses are excited to welcome residents back downtown. Join the businesses in taking the…

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A Hot Chocolate Crawl in Salem, MA

November 3, 2020

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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Things to Do in Salem, Massachusetts in November 2020

October 30, 2020

This November, start your holiday shopping in Salem, hop aboard the Salem Trolley, or enjoy your favorite local museums and restaurants. Many restaurants have been…

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Shop for Christmas Ornaments in Salem, Massachusetts

October 28, 2020

During COVID-19, masks are required in downtown Salem in all public spaces, both indoors and outdoors. Click here to learn more about Salem’s COVID-19 response,…

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