Willamette Valley Vineyards
Wine tasting with a view near Salem, Oregon
June 7, 2019

Restore your spirits and satisfy your inner wine enthusiast with some of the most scenic wineries and tasting rooms in Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley.

Napoleon's in Salem, Oregon
Ice cream, bakeries and dessert bars near Salem, Oregon
May 10, 2019

Whether your tastes run to the traditional or the luxurious, the fruity or the chocolaty, the flakey or the frozen, or even the vegan or the gluten-free, you’ll find goodies galore throughout...

Willamette Heritage Center Sheep to Shawl
Gardens, festivals and wine tasting
May 1, 2019

May is here! Head to the lake for a fishing derby, go downtown for a brew festival or wander through acres of peonies near Salem, Oregon, this month.

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
Tulips, peonies and irises galore
March 12, 2019

From rich roses to hardy hostas, many local growers not only showcase their plants for sale but have also created awe-inspiring display gardens that draw visitors from far and wide.

Salem Riverfront Park River 2 Ridge Relay
Run, bike and paddle through the Mid-Willamette Valley
March 1, 2019

Whether you’re looking for a leisurely 5K, a competitive multi-sport race or a 100-mile ride through the country, you’re likely to find it in the Salem and Mid-Willamette Valley area. 

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
Gardens, theaters and spring break fun
February 27, 2019

Surround yourself with 40 acres of blooms, catch a show at one of Salem’s downtown theaters or head to a Bavarian-inspired festival this month near Salem, Oregon!  

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 award-winning wineries, countless waterfall hikes...