Pappa Don’t Need Another Necktie Cruise

April 13, 2021

Sunday, June 20th 12:00-1:30 PM Pappa: $1 Everyone Else: $40 The most popular gifts for Pappas are neckties, but this year instead of a tie,…

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Father’s Day Cruise with Mahi Cruises

March 15, 2021

Father’s Day boat ride! What more could the men in your life ask for? We’ve got live music to jam to, ice cold draft beers…

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Momma’s Lucky #17 Cruise

March 15, 2021

Momma’s Lucky #17 Cruise Sunday, May 9th 12:17-2ish 17¢ mommas $40 everyone else Moms get just 17 minutes of “me time” a day! That’s nuts…so…

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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….

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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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Experience Summer in Salem, Massachusetts

July 30, 2019

Destination Salem recently hosted a “Summer in Salem, MA” experience for New England travel and lifestyle bloggers, and it was such a great day, we…

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Essex Heritage Launches New Harbor Tours to Misery Island

June 26, 2019

Essex Heritage is offering two new harbor tours this summer in addition to their Boat Tours to Bakers Island Light Station! The Island Hops Tour…

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The Draken Experience Comes to Salem, Massachusetts

August 2, 2018

The Draken Harald Hårfagre, the largest Viking ship sailing in modern times, is making Salem, Massachusetts the next stop on her 2018 East Coast Tour!…

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Spend Labor Day Weekend in Salem, Massachusetts

August 31, 2017

Fall may be just around the corner but there is still time to catch up on our favorite summertime activities this Labor Day weekend in…

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5 Reasons to Take the Salem Harbor Shuttle

August 29, 2017

Looking for a quick and carefree way to get around Salem? The Salem Harbor Shuttle offers stops near the Salem Ferry landing on Blaney Street,…

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Summertime in Salem Day-Trip for Families

July 28, 2017

To make the most of your summertime day-trip to Salem, plan to arrive early to park and make your way to your first destination. Information…

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Summertime Day-Trip Itinerary to Salem from Boston

July 7, 2017

Looking for day-trip ideas from Boston? Salem is located just 16 miles north of the city, making it a convenient and memorable day-trip to take…

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7 Tall Ships to See in Salem Before Sail Boston 2017

June 8, 2017

Seven sailing ships will be in port in Salem before joining the 44 additional tall ships taking part in Sail Boston 2017. From June 13…

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FAME’s Visit to Sail Boston Recalls Tumultuous War of 1812

May 23, 2017

by Capt. Michael Rutstein Although the Salem-based schooner FAME is one of the smaller vessels attending next month’s Sail Boston event, she has a fascinating…

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The Maritime Fan’s Guide to Salem, MA

May 5, 2017

With the sailing season is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start planning a maritime fan’s visit to Salem, Massachusetts. Most known…

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Downrig or Die!

November 1, 2016

Celebrate the “last dying gasp of the sailing season,” with Downrig or Die!, an annual program presented by the Salem Maritime National Historic Site in…

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