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Salem overview

Salem is a budget-friendly place distinct for its live music and sports, and known for its spas and casinos. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of United States Coast Guard Academy. Make some time to enjoy the 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 traveling for business or pleasure, Salem can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 114 hotels in the Salem area and you can shop as many as 60 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 34 2-star hotels with an average price of $45 per night
  • • 48 3-star hotels with an average price of $79 per night
  • • 23 4-star hotels with an average price of $86 per night

How to get to Salem

Fly in to Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), 26.7 mi (43 km) from downtown Salem. Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 37.6 mi (60.5 km) away.

What to see around Salem

Fun activities such as sporting events, pampering at the spa, and running are at hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Waterford Speedbowl
  • • Mohegan Sun Arena
  • • Senator Thomas J Dodd Memorial Stadium
Sights 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
Live music and theaters are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Colchester Historical Society Museum
  • • East Haddam Historical Society and Museum
  • • Amasa Day House
  • • Leffingwell House Historic Museum
  • • Slater Memorial Museum
Some 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's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 53°F day, 17°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 31°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 45°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 10.9 inches
  • • April-June: 12.5 inches
  • • July-September: 12.0 inches
  • • October-December: 13.0 inches