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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…

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…

Joe's Fresh Fish Prints

Joe’s Fresh Fish Prints

New expanded gallery and workshop featuring prints and apparel made from actual fish. Sign up for fish print classes and fish print fishing charters. Like…

Lady of Salem Public Art

Lady of Salem Maritime Public Art Celebration

Salem is “Looking Up”! Enjoy a community public art display of over twenty whimsically decorated ship’s figureheads adorning downtown Salem through a self-guided tour brochure…

Mahi Mahi Cruises

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…

New England Pirate Museum

New England Pirate Museum

Features a guided tour where you will visit a re-created dockside village and pirate ship and experience the adventures of New England’s sea robbers. Open…

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 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 Harbor Shuttle

With lots to do and see in Salem, the on-call Salem Harbor Shuttle gets you to where you want to be in no time between…

Salem Historical Tours

As the oldest established professional walking tour company in the Witch City, we deliver an array of historically themed strolls and special event tours providing…

Salem Maritime National Historic Site

This National Park preserves one of America’s most influential ports, Historic buildings, wharves, and the vessel Friendship; describe the traders and sailors who brought the…

Salem Visitor Center

Salem Regional Visitor Center

Located at 2 New Liberty Street, a central location to all the museums, restaurants, and attractions, and information available, the Visitor Center is the perfect…

Salem Wax Museum

Salem Wax Museum of Witches & Seafarers

Salem’s original wax museum, family-owned and operated for over two decades! London-made wax figures depicting Salem’s history from the witch trials hysteria and bold seafarers….

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…

Schooner FAME

Schooner Fame of Salem

Our replica of the 1812 privateer FAME sails up to three times daily from Pickering Wharf, right in downtown Salem! See islands, forts & lighthouses…

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

Private Charters | Public Daysails | Sunset Sails | Regattas Come sailing aboard the traditional Friendship sloop, WENONAH, or General Patton’s historic Schooner WHEN AND…

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.

Waite & Peirce – National Park Service Information Center & Park Store

Visit Waite and Peirce and discover Salem’s bold maritime history while shopping our curated selection of authentic and exotic goods. Purchases support Salem Maritime National…

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…

Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch

Sightings guaranteed! Family owned and operated for over 50 years. Fully narrated. Expert naturalists. Free whale exhibit. Free parking. New England’s premier whale watch! ♿…

Titan Guide Service

Titan Guide Service

Titan Guide Service provides some of the most exciting fishing on the North Shore. We know where the fish are and how to catch them….

From the Calendar

Lighthouse Lovers on Bakers Island

Join author and fellow lover of the light, Jeremy D’Entremont on a special excursion out to Bakers Island Light Station, a historic property owned by…

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,…

Schooner Fame Sail for Gloucester Schooner Festival

On Sunday of Labor Day weekend,schooners will form up for a Parade of Sail and then head out to compete in the Mayor’s Race for…

Death & Rebirth: Ritual Transformation

Join Salem Witch elder and high priestess Sandra Mariah Power as you draw on the magic of Salem, the power of Witchcraft, and the strength…

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