Historic Downtown Salem is an iconic neighborhood with a plethora of tourist attractions based around the historic Salem Witch Hunt and Trials. Tour the Salem Witch Museum for an intriguing presentation of the history of the 20 innocent people put to death during the Witch Hysteria of 1692. Venture to 17th century Salem in the home of Witch Trials Judge Johnathan Corwin at the Witch House. Based on Salem’s rich history, the Hocus Pocus Tours is a major attraction where you can discover the Salem locations used in the iconic movie Hocus Pocus.
Deterring from the witch craze, Downtown Salem houses the Peabody Essex Museum with beautiful art exhibits as well as delicious local restaurants. Try the Howling Wolf Taqueria for unique Mexican cuisine with the freshest ingredients made from scratch daily. Nestled in the center of historic downtown, Tavern in the Square offers the largest outdoor patio on the North Shore and was voted #1 Sports Bar on the North Shore, as well.