Things to Do in Salem, MA
Four Points Wakefield Boston is just a short drive from Salem, MA - famously known for the witch trials in 1692. Many attractions from the trials are still available to see including the Witch Trial Memorial and the Old Burying Point Cemetery. For history buffs, the Peabody Essex Museum is a great stop and is considered one of the oldest museums in the United States. Salem, MA is also known for its vibrant downtown with many great shops, restaurants, cafes and coffee shops. Check out all of the interesting things to do in Salem, MA.
If you're visiting Salem in the spring, be sure to check out the annual Salem Spring Fling in March. This food & wine festival celebrates the end of winter and the coming of spring at the Old Town Hall in the heart of Salem. Enjoy fine wine, craft beer, and food from various restauranteurs in New England.
During the summer, explore Bakers Island on a two-hour boat tour. Enjoy the views from the Island's lighthouse and tour the historic island with your guide.
October is one of the best times to visit Salem with the crisp air, fall colors and all of the Haunted Happenings events taking place. For the entire month of October, there are various events including haunted houses, ghost tours, physic fairs, séances and more.
Enjoy a beautiful tour of the House of Seven Gables during the holiday season. The house, made famous by author Nathaniel Hawthorne is decorated every year for the season. This tour is open November 26 - December 31.