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Bakers Island Light Station

Boat Tours to Bakers Island Lighthouse

Adventure to Bakers Island Light Station-a place like nowhere else- aboard our unique landing craft Naumkeag. Roughly 2 hours. Seasonal. Tickets available online and at…

Dead Horse Beach

Dead Horse Beach

Located at the Salem Willows, Dead Horse Beach faces the Beverly harbor. It is one of the larger sandy beaches at The Willows and can…

Derby Wharf Light Station

The Derby Wharf Light Station was constructed in 1871 to better assist ships entering Salem Harbor. The lighthouse features a unique square design, and is…

Forest River Park

Forest River Park

With lots of trees, a dazzling view of the harbor, bike paths, picnic areas, two beaches, a playground, swimming pool, a baseball field, and even…

Friendship

Friendship of Salem

The National Park Service owns and operate this replica tall ship. Friendship commemorates Salem’s role as a center of global trade in post-Colonial America. Tours…

Mahi Mahi Cruises

Mahi Mahi Harbor Cruises & Private Events

Discover and relax with Salem’s leading cruise company. Offering a wide variety of daily harbor cruises May-October. Let loose with live music or absorb the…

Pickering Wharf

A harbor side shopping-village, filled with history and landmarks alike. This is the perfect place to explore what Salem has to offer: from local shops…

Salem Common

Salem Common

Right in the heart of downtown Salem, this grassy green 8-acre public park has been a common area since the 17th Century. Great for picnics,…

Salem Harbor

Salem Harbor

One of the sites of the major international ports in the colonies, the Salem Harbor spans both north and south of Salem. During the late…

Salem Harbor Shuttle

Whether you’re heading back in time at The House of Seven Gables or the US Custom House from the Blaney Street dock, or want to…

Salem Heritage Trail

Salem Heritage Trail

What’s that red line on the ground? It’s the Heritage Trail, and it connects all of Salem’s main sites. Navigate your way through Salem and…

Salem Willows

Salem Willows

The Salem Willows is a scenic, seaside public park. One of Salem’s Treasures, Salem Willows is a great way to spend the day. With a…

Salem Woods

Salem Woods

Recognized by the Massachusetts Historical Commission and once used as a “common land” for pasturage of livestock in colonial times, the Salem Woods is now…

Sea Shuttle

Discover the history and mysteries of Salem Sound on the catamaran Endeavor. Touch live sea creatures from our onboard aquarium. Optional drop-off and pickup at…

Sunset Sail Salem

Offering private sailing charters for up to six guests aboard the classic Friendship sloop Wenonah. 90 minute harbor tours and custom longer trips available. Let’s…

Chestnut Street

The McIntire Historic District

In 1981, the City of Salem named its largest historic district after Samuel McIntire. Encompassing Broad, Chestnut, Essex, Federal and connecting streets, the district showcases…

Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach

Located at Winter Island, Waikiki Beach is a great place to go swimming, walking, or sightseeing with family, friends, or a special loved one.

Winter Island Light

Winter Island Light, or the Fort Pickering Lighthouse was established in 1871 as part of the joint effort with the Derby Wharf Light Station and…

Winter Island Park

Winter Island Park

Come explore Winter Island! RV and tent camping, May 20-November 1. Walking tours of Winter Island, camp and gift store, function hall, public beach with…

Zagster bike share bikes in salem MA

Zagster Bike Share

Zagster is an “on-demand” bike share service that has cruiser bikes available across stations: Federal Street at Washington Street (near the MBTA), Front Street/Derby Square, Blaney…

From the Calendar

14th Annual Wild Turkey 5 Mile Run

The 13th Annual Wild Turkey 5 Mile Run will take place on Thanksgiving Day, November 23 in Salem, Mass. Proceeds from the 14th Annual Wild…

Derby Square Market

Love Halloween? Witches, goblins and ghouls? Well, there’s no better place to spend a spooky weekend in October than in Salem, MA! And what could…

Devils Chase 6.66 Miler

The Devils Chase 6.66 Mile Run, named to the Top Nine Costume Runs in the World, is the best and most unique event you will…

Salem, MA, Hocus Pocus

Haunted Movie Series: Hocus Pocus

Magic 106.7 hosts weekly movie nights in October on Salem Common. 300 years after the Sanderson Sisters were executed for witchcraft in Salem, MA, the…

Preschoolers in the Park at Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Calling all Toddlers, Tots, and Preschoolers ages 2-6! The Park Rangers at Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site invite you to attend free monthly story-time…

Salem Award Foundation Tent Talk

The Salem Award Foundation for Human Rights and Social Justice invites you to hear a series of free 15-minute talks that bring visibility to the…

Salem Haunted Happenings 2017

A festive celebration of Halloween and fall in New England, more than 250,000 people come to Salem Haunted Happenings each year.  Events include a Grand…

SCNA Kids Carnival

Visit Salem Common for rides, face-painting, and family-friendly fun at the SCNA Kids Carnival! There is no admission fee to enter the carnival. Tickets for…

Sea Creatures Great & Small with Sea Shuttle

Sea Shuttle, located on Salem Wharf, has joined Salem’s lineup of fun and fantastic October Wicked Wednesday activities. Every Wednesday in October, from 3 p.m….

Trick Or Treat on the Wharf

The Annual “Trick or Treat on the Wharf”! Kids will love dressing up and getting an early treat from the merchants on Pickering Wharf. Add…

Gallows Hill

Wicked Weekends at Gallows Hill

Free outdoor entertainment featuring character appearances! (Characters vary). Add to Itinerary

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