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4 Must-Visit Museums in Salem, Massachusetts

If there’s one thing Salem knows, it’s museums. Throughout our city, you can find numerous museums all offering unique, educational, and engaging experiences. From pirates to witches to art and historic architecture, Salem has it all. So if you’re interested in “museum-hopping,” here’s our picks for must-stop locations. 1. Real Pirates Salem Address: 285 Derby…

6 Family-Friendly Attractions In Salem, MA

In case you haven’t heard, Salem, Massachusetts is a wonderful place to bring the whole family. The various tours, places to eat, outdoor activities, and historic museums make the city an engaging and educational destination for visitors of all ages.  Below, you’ll find just a few of the many family-friendly places to visit during your…

7 Best Beer & Cocktail Spots In Salem, MA

We all know how much pirates enjoy their drinks – especially rum! If visiting Real Pirates has you thirsting for a few adult beverages, we don’t blame you. Below, you’ll find a few key spots in Salem within walking distance to grab a few drinks with your friends and family (those 21+, of course!). 1….

7 Delicious Restaurants To Try In Salem, Massachusetts

Visiting the various attractions spread out across Salem, MA will surely work up an appetite. Luckily, there is an incredible selection of great restaurants all throughout the area. And most of these restaurants are within walking distance of Real Pirates! Continue reading to find our picks for the best places to eat in Salem, MA….

Pirates And Privateers: Sailing The Schooner Fame

There is an abundance of maritime history in Salem, Massachusetts. The Schooner Fame and Real Pirates offer the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with privateer and pirate history, especially when it comes to North Shore maritime history. We spoke with Captain Michael Rutstein of the Schooner Fame in Salem, MA to learn…

Visit The Salem Maritime National Historic Site Near Real Pirates

One of the best ways to complement your trip to Real Pirates in Salem, Massachusetts, is by visiting the nearby Salem Maritime National Historic Site.  The site is within walking distance of Real Pirates and contains 9 acres of historic land and 12 buildings/structures along the beautiful Salem waterfront.  America’s First Historic Site The historic…

11 Fun Things To Do In Salem Near Real Pirates

Are you planning your visit to Real Pirates in Salem, Massachusetts? Complimenting all the swashbuckling fun to be had at the museum, there are so many fun things to do around Salem. Below, we have put together a small list of local sights and experiences to help plan your visit. Visit Salem, MA Museums There’s…