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Wicked Fun Things to Do In Salem, MA

The Salem Witch Trials might still cast a shadow over the old seaside town of Salem, Massachusetts, but this historic destination has so much more to offer than the macabre. It’s a coastal city rich with culture, entertainment, and nightlife that’s more hip than haunting. Spend days strolling the cobblestones in Essex Street or take in the beauty of the Waterfront District. Whether you come for the history or the mystery, you can squeeze so much into a day or weekend in Salem.

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01 Get spooked at the Salem Witch Museum

Most locals would agree that no first-timer’s visit to Salem is complete without a spell in the Salem Witch Museum. Explore exciting stage sets or take a tour exploring the 1692 and ’93 Salem Witch Trials that put Salem on the map worldwide. You get a new perspective on the city, including a brief education on modern witchcraft, which is now thriving in the town. Horror fans will love the Vincent Price-esque booming voice narrating some presentations, and there’s always something spooky to take home at the Museum Store.

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