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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

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Salem has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Salem with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Salem hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Salem hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Salem

Fly in to Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), 26.7 mi (42.9 km) from central Salem. Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 37.6 mi (60.5 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
Top sights in the area include:
  • • United States Coast Guard Academy
  • • Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea

When to visit Salem

Wondering when the best time to visit is? Here are seasonal trends to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 12°C day, -9°C night
  • April-June: 27°C day, 0°C night
  • July-September: 28°C day, 7°C night
  • October-December: 20°C day, -8°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 280 cm
  • April-June: 317 cm
  • July-September: 306 cm
  • October-December: 331 cm
  • Family-friendly
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