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No Car, No Problem: Getting Around Salem, MA

July 14, 2021

No car, no problem, we’ve got you covered! Salem is a very walkable city with plenty of ways to get around without using a car….

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10 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Visit to Salem, Massachusetts

July 12, 2021

by Oscar Collins With its rich variety of restaurants, shops and museums, Salem is a beautiful city you won’t forget soon. But while you’re here,…

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COVID-19 Traveler FAQ – Destination Salem

March 18, 2021

As Massachusetts goes through the phases of reopening, we have compiled some answers to frequently asked questions that have been inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic….

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Salem Ancestry Days

March 14, 2021

Save the date! Salem Ancestry Days return April 29-May 2, 2022.  Celebrate genealogy and ancestral connections to Salem, Massachusetts, during a weekend of lectures, tours,…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Salem, Massachusetts

March 11, 2021

Massachusetts is currently in the the process of reopening, which varies by business type and location. All of our businesses in Salem have reopened however,…

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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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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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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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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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Experience Witch Pix, Salem’s Premier Witch Costume Photo Studio

October 27, 2020

Witch Pix, Salem’s premier witch costume studio, is the ultimate photography experience allowing you to step into the glamorous side of being a witch. With…

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FAQs for October Weekends 2020

October 22, 2020

With everyone’s safety at top of mind, the City of Salem has issued new protocols designed to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community…

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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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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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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 Following…

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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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