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,...

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...