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Adriatic Restaurant

Adriatic Restaurant

Located in Downtown Salem, in the historic Salem News Building. Adriatic is a modern European restaurant featuring fresh fish, seasonal vegetables, homemade pastas, and bread….

Finz Seafood & Grill

Finz Seafood and Grill

Waterfront dining, raw bar, outdoor patio, and innovative seasonal menus with seafood, steak, chicken, and vegetarian options. Outdoor fireside lounge. Open for lunch and dinner….

Hamilton Hall

Historic Hamilton Hall is Salem’s best kept secret, nestled in the heart of the McIntire Historic District. Enjoy your special day in an elegant setting…

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…

NOW Age Travel

Small group tours that aren’t touristy! We explore a different side of Witch City with unconventional themes, and thoughtful perspectives. Our tours are intimate, fun,…

Old Town Hall

Old Town Hall

The earliest surviving municipal structure in Salem, Old Town Hall has always been used as a public hall and is still used as such today….



Award-winning cocktails and sushi, new American cuisine, veg-friendly specialties, sharing plates, glowing glass bar, nightly entertainment, weekend lunch, and outdoor dining.  Soon-to-be-married? Learn more about weddings…

Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum

The Peabody Essex Museum is one of the nation’s fastest-growing art museums. Features art and culture from New England and around the world, including a…

Salem Food Tours & A.M. Coffee Walks

Salem’s original, award-winning food and cultural tours. Delicious tastings at finest local shops and restaurants. Meet chef’s, learn about Salem’s spice trade history, and more!…

Salem Trolley

Salem Trolley

Ride the Red Trolley! Salem’s original Trolley tour. Experience nearly 400 years of diverse history in our one-hour narrated tour with same-day shuttle service. Special…

Salem Waterfront Hotel

Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites

Best North Shore Hotel (6x); Trip Advisor Excellence (4x); 86 room/suites; indoor pool; marina; dining; exercise room; 4600 sq. ft event space; walk to Salem…

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 Level Oyster Bar

Waterfront dining on historic Pickering Wharf overlooking Salem Harbor. Indoor/outdoor bar, outside deck dining, raw bar, fresh seafood, gourmet pizzas, and an amazing beer selection….

The Hotel Salem

Exposed brick, loft-style rooms and suites, and rooftop bar lend a funky vibe to this new boutique hotel. Features two restaurants and bars. Wi-Fi. Soon-to-be-married? Learn…

House of the Seven Gables

The House of the Seven Gables

Embark on an unforgettable tour of The House of the Seven Gables. Admission also includes the Nathaniel Hawthorne birthplace, waterfront views, and a unique Museum…

The Merchant Hotel

The Merchant

An exquisite boutique hotel stay in the heart of Salem, The Merchant offers large, luxurious guest rooms with much of the original woodwork and the…

Turner's Seafood

Turner’s Seafood at Lyceum Hall

Winner of Northshore Magazine’s “Best of the North Shore” for Best Seafood 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. An authentic New England seafood restaurant. Classic oyster…

Village Tavern

Village Tavern

Upbeat American tavern serving the #1 Voted Best Burgers in Salem along with tasty appetizers and entrees – a beautiful outdoor patio, game room, and big…

Ye Olde Pepper Companie

Ye Olde Pepper Companie

Got a sweet tooth? Visit America’s oldest candy company with a little history in every bite! Soon-to-be-married? Learn more about weddings and functions here. Like &…