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What's Salem like for family-friendly vacations?
You might want to consider the historic destination of Salem if you’ve been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The museums, walking trails, and local tours are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation spot for families. Take to the air and fly into Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), which is the closest airport, or Logan Intl. Airport (BOS), which is located 12 mi (19.2 km) from the city center.
What's the best hotel for families in Salem?
Hawthorne Hotel is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 2 restaurants and free parking. Other good options to stay with the kids include Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites and The Salem Inn.
How many family-friendly hotels are there in Salem?
Expedia has 6 family-friendly hotels and other accommodations in Salem.
What's the weather like in Salem?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 65°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 30°F. The snowiest months in Salem are December, January, October, and February, with each month seeing an average of 6 inches of snowfall.
What's there to see and do with your family in Salem?
While you and your family are staying in Salem, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Salem Witch Museum, Salem Museum, and Witch History Museum. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like The Freedom Trail, Boston Harbor, and TD Garden.
What's the best way for us to get around Salem?
Head over to Salem Station to catch metro. If you’d like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

Best Salem Family Hotels

Leslie's Retreat: Spacious Home Ideally Located to Everything
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (70 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, skiing nearby, outdoor tennis court, extra beds/cribs
Beautiful house

"Not a far walk into Salem center and the house was a perfect mix of old town charm and modern amenities."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Leslie's Retreat: Spacious Home Ideally Located to Everything
Hawthorne Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $109 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (941 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...

"This hotel was great. It was located in downtown Salem and was a short walk away from wherever you may want to go. We ate the Nathaniel’s restaurant within the hotel and the service and food was excellent. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Hawthorne Hotel
Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
225 Derby St, Salem, MA
The price is $119 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (856 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"The services and staff were spectacular. All employees at the hotel were exceptionally accommodating."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites
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The Salem Inn
3.5 out of 5
7 Summer St, Salem, MA
The price is $103 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.3/5Excellent! (600 reviews)

"Loved the couch set into a nook surrounded by windows overlooking the backyard, the shower was great. Wish the room had a small fridge and the tv wasn’t working."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

The Salem Inn
Clipper Ship Inn
2 out of 5
40 Bridge Street, Salem, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $95 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
3.9/5Good! (991 reviews)

"The lady’s that work there were super friendly and helpful!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

Clipper Ship Inn
Apartments in Salem
3 out of 5
40-42 Dow Street, Salem, MA
The price is $197 per night from Dec 17 to Dec 18
3.8/5Good! (24 reviews)

"Cute and clean"…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Apartments in Salem
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Family Friendly Hotels with Indoor Pools

Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites
3.5 out of 5
225 Derby St, Salem, MA
The price is $119 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (856 reviews)

"The services and staff were spectacular. All employees at the hotel were exceptionally accommodating."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Family friendly Hotels with Connecting Rooms

Apartments in Salem
3 out of 5
40-42 Dow Street, Salem, MA
The price is $197 per night from Dec 17 to Dec 18
3.8/5Good! (24 reviews)

"Cute and clean"…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Apartments in Salem
Hawthorne Hotel
3.5 out of 5
18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $109 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (941 reviews)

"This hotel was great. It was located in downtown Salem and was a short walk away from wherever you may want to go. We ate the Nathaniel’s restaurant within the hotel and the service and food was excellent. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Hawthorne Hotel
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Where Should We Stay in Salem?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your kids, the historic destination of Salem is a good choice. The museums, walking trails, and local tours are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Fly into Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), which is the closest airport, or Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), which is located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Salem, you might want to consider one of the 6 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:

Leslie's Retreat: Spacious Home Ideally Located to Everything - Offers in-room kitchens, an outdoor tennis court, and sofa beds. Guests like the overall comfort at this vacation home.

Hawthorne Hotel - Features 2 restaurants, free parking, and laundry facilities. This 3.5-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites - Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort at this 3.5-star hotel.

Apartments in Salem - Features free parking, free continental breakfast, and free WiFi. The overall comfort and quiet location make this 3.5-star bed & breakfast popular with guests.

When Should We Visit Salem?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Salem.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 78°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 18°F
  • Driest months: August, July, February, and June, with an average rainfall of 3.44 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, November, October, and April, with an average rainfall of 4.54 inches

What Should We See and Do in Salem?

While you are visiting Salem, you might want to round up the kiddos and make time to see interesting attractions such as Salem Theatre Company, Salem Museum, and Witch History Museum. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like USS Constitution Museum, TD Garden, and Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Salem is also well-known for its:
  • Museums
  • Historical sites
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Tours
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants

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