Silver Falls State Park
Venture to vineyards and vistas
August 13, 2019

Hills, valleys and soils are what make the Willamette Valley an ideal wine-growing destination, but they’re also what make the area the ultimate home base for exploring the natural wonderland that...

Deepwood Museum & Gardens
Art, wine and history in the Mid-Willamette Valley
August 7, 2019

The Mid-Willamette Valley abounds with historical sites, museums and cultural centers, but it also features a lively, modern arts scene and diverse portfolio of architectural gems that are a must-...

Rafns'
Restaurants, wineries and breweries
August 1, 2019

In Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley, you'll find the food-and-drink scene brims with artisan producers, innovative farm-to-table restaurants, crafty brewers and globally-prominent wine producers....

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...

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...