Ride Around Salem Haunted Happenings with Zagster’s “Wicked Bikes”

October 3, 2017

Salem’s bike share program is getting a wicked twist during this year’s month-long Haunted Happenings Festival! Zagster and the City of Salem are working to…

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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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A Day in Salem for $50 or Less

August 17, 2017

A day-trip to Salem doesn’t have to break the bank. From free events and tours to reasonably priced attractions and restaurants, there is so much…

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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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Salem Heritage Trail
See the Sights from Salem’s Heritage Trail

June 12, 2017

Salem’s Red Line – or Heritage Trail – exists to guide visitors between historic sites and destinations. Intended to inspire self-guided exploration, there are a…

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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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5 Ways to Stay Fit in Salem, MA

January 31, 2017

A true walking city filled with fresh local food and a variety of ways to get moving, Salem is a great place to stay fit…

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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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Salem, MA to Host Its First Food Truck Festival

September 23, 2016

New England Open Markets will bring a cornucopia of food trucks to Salem Common to kick off the city’s annual Halloween celebrations with the first…

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A new way to cruise around Salem

July 22, 2016

The City of Salem and Boston Harbor Cruises have launched the new Salem Harbor Shuttle as a way to travel around Salem with a ocean…

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Aloha Hōkūleʻa!

July 13, 2016

Salem will say Aloha to Hawai‘i’s iconic voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa when she arrives at Salem Maritime National Historic Site on Thursday, July 14. The 62-foot…

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Tour Bakers Island Light Station

June 30, 2016

Salem Harbor is home to five lighthouses, three of which are in Salem:  Derby Light is part of the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Pickering…

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