Salem Ferry, Salem, MA, Kate Fox
No Car, No Problem: Getting Around Salem, MA

February 7, 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….

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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,…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
Salem Together

June 11, 2020

The City of Salem has released a “Salem Together Pledge” to promote the shared responsibility required to keep residents, employees, and visitors healthy as businesses…

Read More
Postcards from Salem, Massachusetts

June 4, 2020

We’re joining the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism and the North of Boston CVB in sharing #PostcardsfromMA! Download the postcards below to share on…

Read More