Adventure. It’s what our founders did, and it’s still out there for anyone who seeks it. What will you discover? Click the filter categories to start your journey.

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…

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 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…

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 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

36th 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…

Salem Celebrates the Fourth

Celebrate Independence Day with live music and family programming at Salem Maritime National Historic Site and a fireworks extravaganza! Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. with…

Salem Maritime Festival

Join Salem Maritime National Historic Site for the 20th Annual Salem Maritime Festival as we celebrate our rich maritime history with ships, music, historical demonstrations,…

Pioneer Village

Salem Spice Festival

Celebrate Salem’s long and fascinating history with exotic exports from around the world at Salem’s third annual Spice Festival. Spices, herbs and teas in food,…

Witches Cup Race

The Witches Cup is back for 2018! In the cycling boom of the 1980’s, Salem proudly hosted annual elite caliber bicycle races with national exposure. It’s…

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