Mill City, Oregon, Bridge, Zak Stone
Finding small-town charm
February 13, 2019

Stretching from the Coastal Range into parts of the Cascade Mountains and covering nearly 50 miles of I-5, the Salem, Oregon, area has dozens of...

Oregon State Capitol
Wine tasting, live music and family fun
February 1, 2019

The shortest month of the year is here, but there are still plenty of things to do near Salem, Oregon!

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Oregon State Capitol
Winter hikes, performances and festivals
December 31, 2018

Winter is here! Catch a show at a historic theater, indulge in local flavors or take a hike near Salem, Oregon, this month.
 
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Magic at the Mill
‘Tis the season for festive lights, cozy cuisine and holiday markets
December 1, 2018

Deck the halls, stuff the stockings and join in on Yuletide fun near Salem, Oregon, this December!  
 
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Aurora
Antique treasures, quaint cafes and small-town charm
November 29, 2018

Founded by mostly German immigrants as a Christian communal society in 1856, Aurora, Oregon, was the first area in the state to be designated as a...

Brooks Winery
Wine tasting, ice skating and holiday shopping
October 30, 2018

November is here! Prepare for the holidays with seasonal events, taste wine during Thanksgiving weekend or catch a show at a historic theater near...

30 things to do in October near Salem, Oregon
Celebrate fall in the Mid-Willamette Valley
October 1, 2018

Fall is here! Celebrate the season near Salem, Oregon, with harvest festivals, cultural events and seasonal foods.
 
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Fall festivities in the Mid-Willamette Valley
Fall festivities in the Mid-Willamette Valley
September 28, 2018

Apple cider? Check. Pumpkin patches? Check. Corn mazes, hay rides and pig races? Yes, the Salem, Oregon, area has all of that, too! Don’t...

Mt. Angel Glockenspiel ~ Mt. Angel, Oregon ~ Photo by Reed Lane Photography
End the summer with wineries, festivals and tours
August 28, 2018

September means summer is coming to an end and it’s back to school for the kids, but there is still plenty of fun to have in and around Salem,...

Salem Ale Works ~ Photo by SLF
Wineries, breweries and a distillery
August 27, 2018

Looking to try a new tasting room or taproom? From Bine Valley Brewing to Divine Distillers, there are a handful of new names in town. Meanwhile,...