Downtown Salem, Massachusetts









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Things to do in Salem, Massachusetts

Main Street of old Downtown Salem speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Salem the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Salem brings meaning to leisure time while enjoying the local yarn shop and wandering through in amazement with the different fibers and vast array of colors. Signing up for a class is easy and fun and serves as a great getaway for a few hours to enjoy the company of fellow knitters.

Downtown Salem has that special dining venue and you are sure to find something to please with numerous meals served to satisfy each palette. A wide variety of restaurants and delis are available to choose from with a nice selection of entrees and especially desserts.

Downtown Salem has so many great reasons to shop downtown as local merchants have come together to offer a wide selection of artisan gifts and foods that you are sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list of gifts. Shopping options are plentiful and all inventory is hand selected by the shop owner and then yourself so you are sure to find something special that has your style and likes in mind.

Downtown Salem is a great place to rent a bike and take it for a ride around downtown. There are many bike shops that sell bike and accessories as well as provide service and tuning on your ride. Don't forget your helmet and other protective gear such as reflective gear, headlight and horn.

Why do you love downtown?

Mary Warszynski
I have not been there yet. I am planning a family outing for March.

Melanie Kraus
I have not been there in a long time. Last time I was there was with my parents. I thought it was neat little town back then. Could you send me some information on reelsville Indiana.

Sophie Jacobson
I love downtown because it offers something for everyone!

Crstal Howley
Hoping to enjoy your downtown. This is my first trip!!!

Deborah Berg
It's beautiful.

Restaurants in Salem, Massachusetts


Bangkok Paradise Restauraunt

90 Washington
Downtown Salem



Adriatic Restaurant

155 Washington St # 1
Downtown Salem




Downtown Salem Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Salem can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Bring an actual credit card to avoid deposits and pre-authorizations consuming money in your checking account which will reduce your available balance. Hotels that accept paper cash often ask for a hefty deposit to cover potential damages in your room leaving you scrambling to find an ATM.

Avoid booking poolside for kids playing during the day and gatherings at night. Sound bounces off of the water and voices carry so ask for a room away from the pool either on the opposite side of the hotel or in higher floors.

Ask to be shown a room before you check-in which signals the front desk agent to show the best room available to sell it right away. This can put you in the best room available at that time and gives you the ability to check for cleanliness, smells and sounds before transacting with the hotel.



SALEM WATERFRONT HOTEL
225 DERBY STREET


HAWTHORNE HOTEL
18 WASHINGTON SQUARE WEST


Clipper Ship Inn
40 Bridge Street


Hawthorne Hotel
18 Washington Square W