Willamette Valley Vineyards ~ Turner, Oregon ~ Photo by Andrea Johnson
Wineries, fairs and historical attractions
August 2, 2018

August is here! Take a tour through a historic theater, visit Salem’s first craft distillery or attend the annual state fair this month near...

Detroit Lake fireworks ~ Photo by Zak Stone
Festivals, rodeos and fireworks
July 2, 2018

From viewing fireworks over the holiday weekend to attending some of the area’s best annual festivals and rodeos, there’s plenty of fun to be had...

Mid-Willamette Valley Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Fresh produce, local honey and acres of hops
June 22, 2018

Salem, Oregon, is situated right in the middle of one of the richest agricultural areas in the country. From fruits and vegetables to tea and beer...

World Beat Dragon Boat Racing ~ Salem, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Wineries, gardens and festivals
June 1, 2018

Summer returns this month, along with some of the Salem, Oregon, area’s most popular festivals and events! From Make Music Day to ...

Left Coast Cellars ~ Polk County, OR ~ Photo by Reed Lane Photography
Kick off the start of summer wine tasting season near Salem, Oregon
May 3, 2018

Memorial Day weekend in wine country is one of the Willamette Valley’s longest standing traditions. Wineries will open for a weekend full of...

Shelburg Falls ~ Lyons, Oregon ~ Photo by Zak Stone
Discover hidden trails, waterfalls and vistas
May 2, 2018

We know you’ve done Silver Falls State Park and Opal Creek, but the Salem, Oregon, area also has some hidden gem hikes that are front-page worthy...

Schreiner's Iris Garden ~ Keizer, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Gardens, wineries and farmers markets
May 1, 2018

Celebrate the start of summer wine tasting season, visit local farmers markets and explore blooming gardens near Salem, Oregon, this month!...

Main Street ~ Dallas, Oregon ~ Photo by Reed Lane Photography
An idyllic town with history, trails and wineries
April 18, 2018

Set among vineyards and rolling hills, Dallas is located about 25 minutes outside of Salem, Oregon. Its owner-operated businesses, small-town...

Santiam River Rafting ~ Mill City, Oregon ~ Photo by eNRG Kayaking
Farms, breweries and historical attractions
April 10, 2018

There’s a lot to experience near Salem, Oregon. If you’re not sure where to start, guided tours are a great way to navigate the area’s can’t-miss...

Capitol Fountain ~ Salem, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Wine, gardens and culture
March 30, 2018

Spring is here! Enjoy the season with outdoor activities, festivals and more this month near Salem, Oregon.
 
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