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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…

SalemSpins

Salem Spins

Salem Spins is a free bike-sharing program provided by the City of Salem in partnership with Salem State University. Simply visit the front desk of…

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…

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…

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…

Salem, MA, Car Meet

16th Annual Phillips House Car Meet

Join Historic New England and the North Shore Old Car Club for the Annual Car Meet, where vintage and antique vehicles are displayed on historic…

2017 US Senior Open

The 38th U.S. Senior Open will return to Salem Country Club in 2017.  The Senior Open will feature a field of 156 of the world’s…

35th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival

You don’t get to see boats like this every day! See a wonderful variety of rare vintage motor yachts and sailboats. Meet skippers and crews…

3rd Annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade

Salem is going to the dogs, and we couldn’t be happier about it! Salem Main Streets is very pleased to host the third annual Howl-o-ween Pet Parade,…

5th Annual Bridge & Back 10K Road Race

The races starts at 8:00am on Charter Street and the post party will be held at the Tavern on the Square in Salem. The race…

Art in the Park

Come to Lappin Park and paint with us! Minimal materials will be provided, so if you have your own, bring ’em! Paint with us! Bring…

Ashwick Plantation Playtest

Ashwick Plantation’s first playtest is set to take place at Pioneer Village. Colonial garb is not necessary, but encouraged. Boffer weapons and food will not be…

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…

Mahi Cruises’ First Day of the Season – Sunset Cruise

Join Mahi Cruises as they open for the 2017 sailing season on May 5 with a sunset cruise! Sunset and twilight are a special time…

Mahi Kickin’ Jazz Brunch

Kick-back to the smooth sounds of a live jazz band (featuring Andrew Gravel of The Gravel Project), and indulge in our delectable buffet options and…

Mahi Mahi Cruises

Mahi Mahi Father’s Day Brunch Cruise

Give your dad a reminder about how much he rocks this Father’s Day with a summertime cruise!  Explore the Salem coastline and celebrate with your…

Mahi Summer Music Series

What could be better than relaxing on the water to the sound of live music? With a full bar stocked with your favorite tropical cocktails and cold…

Mahi’s 3rd of July Fireworks Cruise

You’ll get your oohs and ahhs as the fireworks shoot across the sky above us. Enjoy unobstructed views out on the water, as we cruise…

Mahi’s 4th of July Fireworks Cruise

You’ll get your oohs and ahhs as the fireworks shoot across the sky above us. Enjoy unobstructed views out on the water, as we cruise…

Mahi’s Mothers Day Brunch Cruise

Treat your mom to an experience she won’t soon forget! Cruise through Salem Sound to the melodic and soothing music a live jazz band. This 2-Hour…

MDA Halloween Witch Ride

A scenic ride from Boston Harley Davidson – Revere, MA to Shetland Park in Salem, MA– arrives in Salem between 1 pm and 2 pm….

North Shore Pride Parade

Celebrate Pride at the annual parade and festival in Salem, MA! Add to Itinerary

Salem Celebrates the Fourth

Celebrate Independence Day in downtown Salem with live music, family programming, and more with a fireworks extravaganza to end the evening! Add to Itinerary

Salem Farmers’ Market

The Salem Farmers’ Market is a tradition that dates back to 1634. Every Thursday, Derby Square turns into a largely volunteer-run market that, for five…

Salem Food Truck Festival

The Salem Food Truck Festival is a two-day event being hosted in the Salem Common in historic downtown Salem, MA. The event will feature 25 food…

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…

Salem Spice Festival

Join us for a celebration of Salem’s long and fascinating history with exotic spices from around the world. Spices, herbs and teas will be explored…

Salem Willows Firemen’s Muster

This is a free event at the Salem Willows featuring hand pumped fire engines built in the 1800s competing to see which crew can play…

Sea Shuttle’s First Day of the Season

Sea Shuttle splashes down into Salem Sound on May 13 for the 2017 sailing season! Sail with Sea Shuttle’s catamaran Endeavor and enjoy a 90…

The Haunted Happenings Grand Parade

The Salem Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to participate in the 22nd Annual Salem Chamber of Commerce Haunted Happenings Grand Parade on Thursday, October…

Toast of the Sound Evening Cocktail Cruise with Sea Shuttle

Join Sea Shuttle for some quality time on your date night. Our destination is calm waters. Enjoy our bar, music and HD video. Tickets ($15)…

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…

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