- Our list of the best things to do in Salem, Massachusetts, features the top 756 nearby activities — including 348 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Salem, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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The Art House features live performers during Provincetown's busy tourist season. The business also has two cafes preparing food like salads, soups, and sandwiches to order at lunch and when the theater is not open, as well as a restaurant with a daily dish when it is, and a bar.
Experience Cape Cod whale watching and fishing with SeaSalt Charters, where seasoned captains are sure to find the picture worthy humpback whales or giant striped bass for the catch. The location in Cape Cod is notable as the home of the famous humpback whale, Salt.
96% 23 votes
237 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 MoreLess Info
Water sport rentals are available at Venture Athletics Kayak Shop, including kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. Guided kayak tours in one or two-person cockpit style kayaks are available. Open for the summer season.
Sightings of the world's largest mammals are guaranteed through Provincetown Whale Watch. The small fleet of boats take guests along the Stellwagen Bank to view humpback whales, pilot whales, seals, and dolphins.
100% 5 votes
237 Commercial St, 2nd Fl, Provincetown, MA 02657 MoreLess Info
Waters Edge Cinema is a multi-screen theatre that shows first run movies. Amenities include state of the art HD Digital video and sound; a 2nd multipurpose screening room to offer first run animation, documentary, foreign language and short films.
92% 84 votes
460 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 MoreLess Info
Considered to be the most attended art museum on Cape Cod, the Provincetown Art Association & Museum. The permanent collections include just over 2,500 items, and the institute conducts roughly 40 exhibitions every year.
Named after a famous pirate ship, Whydah Museum offers an inside look at the only pirate treasure ever discovered. Visitors can learn about the history of pirates at the exhibit and visit a gift shop with pirate related paraphernalia.