House of the Seven Gables The house, built in 1668, was made famous by Salem author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Map
McIntire Historic District Features a walking tour that takes visitors past several of architect Samuel McIntire's significant houses.
Misery Islands Misery Islands offer coastal views, rolling rocky terrain, diverse wildlife habitats, and interesting ruins that recall the Islands' past as an exclusive resort and summer colony.
National Park Service Regional Visitor Center Located in the old Salem Armory building, the ENHC Visitor Center offers information on Salem and the surrounding area and also features maps, exhibits, dioramas, movies and a gift shop.
Peabody Essex Museum A museum of international art and culture, the PEM is America's oldest continually operated museum.
Phillips House A historic house museum with a unique collection from five generations of the Phillips family.
Salem 1630: Pioneer Village This living history museum is a re-creation of the English colony established by Samuel Conant.
Salem Maritime National Historic Site This was the first National Historic Site in the National Park System and it preserves and interprets the maritime history of New England and the U.S. Map
Salem Witch Museum Washington Square Salem, Massachusetts 01970 (978)744-1692 The Salem Witch Museum brings visitors back to Salem in 1692. Visitors are given a dramatic history lesson using stage sets with life-size figures, lighting and a narration - an overview of the Witch Trials of 1692. Their new exhibit, Witches: Evolving Perceptions, examines the stereotypical witch, aspects of witchcraft in the 17th century, modern witchcraft and the phenomenon of witch hunts.
Schooner Fame of Salem Pickering Wharf Marina, Salem, MA 01970. 978-729-7600 The full-scale replica of the 1812 privateer Fame sails three times daily from Pickering Wharf in Salem. Fame is also available for private charter and hosts summer camps for children.
Witch House The only house still standing in Salem with direct ties to the Witch Trails of 1692
Hawthorne Hotel 18 Washington Square West Salem MA 01970 978-744-4080. Elegantly restored full service hotel located in the heart of historic Salem. The Hawthorne Hotel offers 89 individually appointed rooms and 7,000 square feet of meeting function space. Walking distance to all museums, cultural sites and waterfront makes it an ideal location. Proud member of the Historic Hotels of America, a designation of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Salisbury Beach State Reservation Five miles of accessible white sandy beaches.
Breakheart Reservation 640-acre park boasts scenic views of Boston, 2 freshwater lakes, birding and more.
Fishermans Beach Swampscott beach with public swimming during the summer months.
Bradley Palmer State Park This 721-acre former estate features pine needled paths, acres of sunny rolling meadows and spectacular rhododendrons which line old carriage roads.
Alfalfa Farm Winery Visit Alfalfa Farm Winery and taste what New England has to offer! An historic farm that mixes New England charm with the latest wine making technology. Free wine tastings and functions. 978-774-0014 . 267 Rowley Bridge Rd. Topsfield, MA 01983
Wenham Museum The Wenham Museum invites visitors of all ages to explore how we have lived, worked, dressed and played from the 17th Century to today.