Welcome to Salem & the Mid-Willamette Valley – Absolutely Oregon! is your connection to Salem and the Mid-Willamette Valley as the official tourism and meeting website for visitors to this region of Oregon. Locate all the riches of the area and entertaining things to do. Unique character can be found at our attractions, galleries, eateries, shops, and events. You will find vibrant scenery at every turn, so be sure to bring your camera and share your favorite photos with us!

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Visitor Services

Travel Salem Visitor Guide 2015FREE 2015 Visitor Guide ~
Plan Your Trip Here ~ Order or view online.

Travel Café Visitor Center ~
FREE personal assistance, customized tours, Wi-Fi, events and more. Located in downtown Salem, Oregon.

Online Interactive Map ~ 
Explore Salem & the Mid-Willamette Valley ~ Plan a route before you arrive, or on the go! 

Vacation Packages ~
Attractive options ~ Deals and specials to help you explore and enjoy a stay in our wonderful area.

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Stay informed about events, specials and highlights in Salem and the Mid-Willamette Valley with our quarterly e-news. 


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Business Services

FREE Business Listing > One online listing per business located within Salem city limits.

Industry E-news > Receive monthly e-news with highlights on area tourism and updates on industry partners.

FREE Marketing Opportunities and Services > Available to businesses within Salem city limits.

Become a Member > Leverage a regional and national marketing effort focused on driving consumers to your business.


Harvest Time Happenings in the Salem Area

Since ancient times, people have gathered in the fall to celebrate a successful growing season and share the season’s bounty. Today, this tradition continues as thousands of visitors flock to area farms and agricultural attractions to celebrate with food, games and fun. This October, gather your family and friends and head out to one of the Salem area’s many harvest festivals. 

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