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Salisbury, MA

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Established in 1638 as one of the state’s oldest towns, Salisbury and Salisbury Beach have become a staple destination spot for visitors and state residents alike, with plenty of exciting things to see and do. There are many historical homes and sites throughout the town, such as local shopping, scenic beaches, dining, nightlife, and much more. Salisbury boasts a scenic five-mile-long sandy ocean beach that features modern facilities, swimming, and lifeguards.



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Did You Know?
Salisbury is one of the oldest towns in Massachusetts

Beaches & Lighthouses

A 5-mile beach along the coast of Massachusetts, Salisbury Beach is a destination spot for many residents and out-of-state visitors, with easy access to beaches, swimming, nightlife, quick-service dining, performance venues, and much more.

Business Resources

Local Resources

The Salisbury Chamber of Commerce is a local resource in town dedicated to keeping the local economy of Salisbury active and vibrant.

Museums & Attractions

There are various exciting and fun things to do when visiting Salisbury, such as arcades, go-karts, ice cream stands, and more. This includes Joe’s Playland, one of the most iconic arcades found north of Boston.

Music, Theatre & Arts

Salisbury Beach features many places to view art and listen to live music along the beach within the local nightlife and bar scene and the concert venues such as the Blue Ocean Music Hall.

Outdoors & Recreation

Restaurants North of Boston

From upscale seaside dining to local quick-service restaurants, to local favorite seafood spots, there are many places to eat in Salisbury. The only difficulty will be choosing one!


Local businesses and gift shops flourish in Salisbury, providing visitors the opportunity to browse one-of-a-kind gifts, items, clothing, and more.

Getting Here

From Logan Airport: Get on I-90 W from Transportation Way. Drive along Exit 24 and I-93 N. Take exit 19 from I-93 N. Get on I-95 N/MA-128 N in Peabody. Finally, Follow I-95 N to MA-110 E/Macy St in Amesbury. Take exit 88A from I-95 N. (source: Google maps)

MBTA: From North Station, take the Newburyport/Rockport line into Newburyport, then find transportation (such as rideshare) to Salisbury.