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Bradley Palmer State Park Winter Hike

The Bradley Palmer State Park, located in Topsfield is a short 10-mile ride from the hotel. The park covers nearly 740 acres in what once was the estate of U.S. attorney Bradley Palmer and now a lo…

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François Auguste René Rodin in Salem

Showcasing one of the world’s most acclaimed sculptors - François Auguste René Rodin - the Peabody Essex Museum’s latest exhibit hits it out of the park. The PEM has done an outstanding job in k…

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Winter Events at the Hawthorne

With Winter almost over,  we are fortunate that the past few months have been fairly mild to us. It surely  gave the Hawthorne team a lot of renewed energy to come up with new events and ideas that …

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Former GM visits the Hawthorne

Today we had two special visitors at the hotel, as Bill and Margie Scott stopped by the Tavern for lunch. By itself not a unique experience, were it not that Bill mentioned to us that he was the hote…

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2nd Annual Santa Paws at the Hawthorne

As a pet friendly hotel, we were thrilled to collaborate again this year with the Northeast Animal Shelter for the second annual Santa Paws. With a patient Santa and lots of cute dogs and cats lined u…

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Hawthorne named 2015 U.S. Best City Center Historic Hotel

SALEM, MA – Paying tribute to the official city tagline “Still Making History,” Salem has yet another achievement to boast about as the Hawthorne Hotel received the prestigious Historic Hotels o…

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Daytripping

When I left home this morning, the crisp fall air welcomed me in what a typical September day would be like: blue skies and a hint of chilliness that turns into a beautiful sunny day. Ideal for hiking…

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