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THINGS TO DO AND SEE
Popular as the ‘City of Witch Trails’, Salem is abundant with museums and galleries centring around witch trials.
The Pickering House which is Salem’s oldest continuously lived-in house is a must-visit. Quite questionably, it is also lived-in by the same family! The Salem Visitor Centre showcases an interesting film on the history ofthe Essex county. The Salem Maritime National Historic Site features two of the historic custom houses (1819), two colonial residences that date back to 1672 and 1761, along with a full-scale replica of the 1805 ship the "Friendship." Additionally, the Peabody/Essex Museum is a great opportunity for anyone who is fond of maritime art, as it is home to the world's largest collection of Asian export art, as well asother art forms such as 18th and 19th century Chinese oil paintings.
The Salem Witch Museum and the Witch Dungeon Museumoffer narrative insights into the witch trials and witch trial re-enactment, respectively.
Other must-sees in Salem include New England Pirate Museum, Witch History Museum, Salem Willows Amusement Park, Salem Trolly, the Salem Toy Museum and the Salem Wax Museum.
If you crave some eerie adventure then go ghost hunting! Yes, you read that right! There are several tour operators offering ghost hunting ventures for an out-of-the-world experience, quite literally. All things paranormal and wicked, these tours will giveyou an adrenaline like no other!
Taking the phenomenality, a little further are the many magic shops and parlours in Salem.
And if all this gets a tad overwhelming, cruise out of the town in an all-inclusive charter!
Below we have a list of things to do in Salem and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Salem getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Salem with confidence.