Discover the Mid-Willamette Valley

State Capitol Park ~ Salem, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Discover the holidays in Salem, Oregon
December 7, 2016

Stunning lights displays, one-of-a-kind gift ideas and festive happenings are just a few of the joys that await you in Salem, Oregon, this month. Whether you’re looking to shop for last-minute gifts, enjoy a day with...

Christmas at the Oregon Garden
Celebrate the season near Salem, Oregon
December 1, 2016

Deck the halls, stuff the stockings and join in on yuletide fun near Salem, Oregon, this December! Here are 30 ways to celebrate the season:

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Fall Hillside Vineyard
Art, wine, recreation and more in the Salem, Oregon, area
November 4, 2016

Sip award-winning wine, explore new places and get into the holiday spirit this month in the Salem, Oregon, area. Here are 30 things to do in November:

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Pumpkin Latte ~ Willamette Pie Company
Find your favorite fall flavors in Salem, Oregon
October 27, 2016

Whether you’re looking for apple, pumpkin or fresh hops, the flavors of fall are abundant in the Salem, Oregon, area. Several local breweries are celebrating the season with new brews, while other local businesses...

Hiker at Silver Falls State Park ~ Photo by Zak Stone
Trails, foliage and waterfalls
October 20, 2016

Hit the trails this fall and explore the Salem, Oregon, area’s natural beauty. With flowing waterfalls, diverse wildlife and stunning autumn color, these hikes are sure to stop you in your tracks. Whether you’re a...

Airlie Hills Farm Hay Ride
Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes
October 1, 2016

It’s that time of year again. Fresh apple cider, pumpkin patches and acres of corn mazes will draw thousands of visitors to the Salem, Oregon, area to celebrate the harvest season. From family-friendly events to...

The Oregon Garden Fountain ~ Sublimity, Oregon
Experience Salem’s world-class wine region, outdoor gems and agricultural bounty
September 7, 2016


Visitors enjoy two new tours offered by Gray Line Oregon, in partnership with ...

Eola Hills Legacy Estate
Pair Perfectly in the Salem Area
April 27, 2016

With its rich soil and temperate climate, the Salem area has become home to a number of farms featuring jaw-dropping display gardens that draw visitors by the thousands. Combine these garden gems with the more than...

Oregon State Capitol State Park ~ Salem, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Enjoy Winter in the Mid-Willamette Valley
January 20, 2016

Winter in the Mid-Willamette Valley is the perfect time to treat yourself to a little indulgence. From fine wines paired with decadent desserts and comfort food to shopping destinations and spa experiences, Salem and...

November 2015
Sip Sublime in Salem this Fall
November 1, 2015

The leaves are turning bright crimson and gold, the air is crisp and the holiday season is drawing near - which means now is the perfect time for an Oregon Wine Country visit. In the Salem area, you can sip sublime...

October 2015
Harvest Time Happenings in the Salem Area
October 1, 2015

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...