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Salem

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Did you know you can take the T to some of these popular destinations in the Greater Boston area?

House of Seven Gables in Salem, Massachusetts

Just a short distance from Boston, Salem is a popular tourist attraction for its rich colonial history, excellent dining scene, and annual Halloween festival.

Ways to Get to Salem

Haunted Happenings

Pumpkins

Nearly half a million people make the trek to Salem to celebrate Halloween every October. Haunted Happenings, a highlight of these spooky celebrations, features a parade, a street fair, film nights, ghost tours, costume balls, haunted houses, and live music.

During the height of Haunted Happenings festivities, additional trains to Salem are added to the regular Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail schedule to accommodate increased ridership. And, riders can save with $10 weekend Commuter Rail tickets this fall.

Learn more about the Commuter Rail

Beginner's Guide

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See where you can go and how to get there.

$10 Weekends

Commuter Rail train crossing a bridge over a river, with lush greenery

Enjoy unlimited travel across our Commuter Rail network for just $10 each weekend.