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Essex Street Pedestrian Mall

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Fun place to visit and explore. We actually went in the pedestrian mall more then three times when... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
Jaime C
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Charlton, Massachusetts
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Always a fun place to visit

This mall has a tiny movie theater that we go to every year, they also have a collectibles shop and... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
suzannejoe
,
putnam county
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Fun place to visit and explore. We actually went in the pedestrian mall more then three times when we were there for Halloween. It was packed on the streets so it was good to get away for a break for a bit

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

This mall has a tiny movie theater that we go to every year, they also have a collectibles shop and other shops that are fun to look at-we always buy something to bring home.

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Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

As a huge Halloween fan, I’ve been to Salem three times in the month of Oct - and still have a lot more I want to see! Essex street is the main pedestrian street that a lot of the main shops, restaurants, witchcraft museums and...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2017

The Essex Street Pedestrian Mall is a nice place to visit but better in October or when they have their open markets or other events going on. Most of the stores feature the typical salem-witch theme type stuff but the kids love to see all...More

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

Going in November, there weren't a lot of stores in this mall. We had pizza at Essex Pizza which was good, and did the Escape Room in the mall which was excellent. It was a good place to wander in from out of the cold...More

Thank Megan M
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

We visited Salem in the middle of October on a Saturday! Essex Street was on my must list! I am so happy we came! They had their "open market" going on, which is around a hundred arts and crafts vendors set up along the shopping...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

We've been here a few times and every time we seemed to find new things. We simply love this little place... however going closer to Halloween is simply crazy. The amount of people in such a small place is crazy busy. Shopping in some stores...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

The wife and I wandered down the street as we wandered through Salem. I very good way to see a lot of things and not worry about automobile traffic!

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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

A little bit of everything with a street fair atmosphere. Performers, shops, booths and food. We visited on a very busy weekend and it was crazy crowded - but it was a great trip, I’m just glad we didn’t have a stroller!

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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to dine & shop all in one location. Beautiful streets of brick, no vehicles (except for your delivery dudes), & a variety of stores. It wasn't overly crowded (not October yet). Filled with friendly people & lots of dogs. (Wonder how many dogs...More

Thank Kellee K
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Hgtravl
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Response from Tripplanner-89 | Reviewed this property |
Very big on Witches, Halloween, some New Age and very touristy. This is the place one should visit, with out a doubt.
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Response from megan0627 | Reviewed this property |
There's lots of places to buy touristy things. I apologize I didn't go into many shops because we had our dog. I can say having been there in both October and May that you'll probably have better luck the closer to mid... More
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