Got your plane ticket booked and paid for and your suitcase ready to go? Read on for a few basic Salem tips before you head off.
To help you get your bearings, Salem lies 14 miles (23 kilometers) northeast of the significant city of Boston.
It is an area of Massachusetts that some 30,000 people live in.
Places to visit in Salem
You don't need to know your Monets from your Degas to enjoy an excursion to Peabody Essex Museum. It's home to a fascinating collection of exhibits that'll capture your interest and see your imagination run wild. Like some more options? Many have said that knowledge is power. With that in mind, you'll definitely feel more powerful after spending an hour or two at Salem Witch Museum. But that's not all. Nothing gives us an understanding of past times quite like old houses. Why not join a tour around Witch House and hear a few stories about the happenings behind its walls?
Where do you fly into for Salem?
The excitement of roaming a completely new place will never get old. Once you've disembarked at Logan International Airport (BOS), the main streets of Salem will be only 12 miles (19 kilometers) to the northeast from here.