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 State Parks Day, there is something for everyone!  

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 special events, wine tasting and fun.
 

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 if you’re willing to get there.