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Salem overview

Salem is known for its shops. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Take a campus tour or explore the area surrounding United States Coast Guard Academy. Make some time to enjoy local sights such as Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Salem is for you.

Where to stay in Salem

Salem is a welcoming city to all that boasts a variety of hotels and other accommodation options. You can shop for as many as 256 deals for Salem accommodation on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 40%. We have room prices as low as GBP 28 per night. Below, you'll find the number of hotels for each star rating in Salem as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 26 4-star hotels from GBP 59 per night
  • • 56 3-star hotels from GBP 44 per night
  • • 30 2-star hotels from GBP 33 per night

How to get to Salem

Fly into New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), 15.6 mi (25.1 km) from the heart of Salem. Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field) is the next-closest major airport, 20.2 mi (32.4 km) away.

What to see around Salem

Sights that are especially popular with families include:
  • • Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art
  • • Essex Steam Train
  • • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
  • • Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window shopping, here are some favourite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Flanders Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Crystal Mall
  • • Riverside Village Mall Shopping Center
  • • Essex Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Essex Saybrook Antique Village Shopping Center
Here are some of the recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Hopemead State Park (3.6 mi/5.8 km from the city centre)
  • • Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art (4.3 mi/6.9 km from the city centre)
  • • Colchester Historical Society Museum (7 mi/11.3 km from the city centre)
  • • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (7.7 mi/12.4 km from the city centre)
  • • Waterford Speedbowl (7.7 mi/12.4 km from the city centre)

When to visit Salem

Wondering which time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some typical temperatures to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • • January-March: 12°F day, -9°F night
  • • April-June: 27°F day, 0°F night
  • • July-September: 28°F day, 7°F night
  • • October-December: 20°F day, -8°F night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • • January-March: 276 inches
  • • April-June: 317 inches
  • • July-September: 306 inches
  • • October-December: 331 inches