4 Tips for Booking Accommodations for October in Salem

July 11, 2021

Looking for the best place to stay this October in Salem? Start planning your overnight stay with the tips below.

Photo by John Andrews

Book your accommodations early

Occasionally reservations change and rooms may open up, so it never hurts to keep checking if you’re still looking for accommodations in or around Salem this October.

Plan a midweek visit

If you’re able to visit Salem midweek, you’ll not only have an easier time booking your accommodations, but you’ll also be greeted with more availability at attractions and lots to see and do! Salem’s museums and attractions, walking tours, trolley tours, and harbor cruises, run all week long during October. Check the events calendar to see what else may be happening during your visit.

Stay at one of our regional accommodations

Our neighboring towns have plenty of accommodations that are close to Salem. Some are just a short drive away from downtown Salem, and others are located right on the Commuter Rail line, so you can skip the drive altogether. If you are staying in Boston, you can also reach Salem via the Salem Ferry, which departs from Long Wharf in Boston and arrives downtown at Blaney Street,

Follow us on social media and download the new Salem app!

If rooms do open up, we’ll let you know about it on Facebook or Twitter! Be sure that you’re following @hauntdhappnings to get all the updates for available rooms, parking information, events, and more during October. To ensure you receive the latest updates on all things Halloween in Salem, be sure to download the new Salem app.