Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm ~ Woodburn, Oregon ~ Photo by S. Forrer
Celebrate the arrival of spring in the Mid-Willamette Valley
February 28, 2018

As winter comes to an end and spring begins, celebrate the change of season with garden events, Easter egg hunts and live performances near Salem...

Wolf Building ~ Silverton, Oregon ~ Photo by Andrea Johnson
A charming town with waterfalls, art and history
February 13, 2018

Located less than 30 minutes from downtown Salem, Oregon, you’ll find the picturesque town of Silverton. With well-maintained homes, a historic...

Salem Ale Works
Festivals, performances and exhibits
February 2, 2018

It’s the shortest month of the year, but there is still plenty to do near Salem, Oregon! Here’s a look at what is happening this month:

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Capitol Fountain ~ Salem, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
One-of-a-kind attractions near Salem, Oregon
January 25, 2018

The Salem, Oregon, area has a little bit of everything – great restaurants, a vibrant cultural scene and spectacular recreational opportunities....

Salem's Riverfront Park Carousel ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Concerts, hikes and wine tasting
December 26, 2017

Despite cooler weather in the Willamette Valley, there are plenty of indoor and outdoor events happening in January. Attend a concert, hike a...

Salem, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Take a trip through history in Salem
December 14, 2017

If the Willamette Valley could speak for itself, you’d be spellbound with its tales spanning thousands of years of history – stories of geologic...

Oregon State Capitol ~ Salem, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Discover the holidays in Salem, Oregon
December 11, 2017

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Willamette Heritage Center ~ Salem, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Holiday fun in Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley
December 1, 2017

Deck the halls, stuff the stockings and join in on yuletide fun near Salem, Oregon, this December! Here are 35 ways to celebrate the season:

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Bush House Museum ~ Salem, Oregon ~ Photo by Ron Cooper
Wineries, shopping and fun in the Mid-Willamette Valley
October 27, 2017

Head to the Mid-Willamette Valley this month for seasonal fun, winery open houses and holiday shopping! Here’s what is happening near Salem,...

Silver Falls State Park ~ Sublimity, Oregon ~ Photo by Zak Stone
Waterfalls abound in the Mid-Willamette Valley
October 23, 2017

You don’t have to travel far to find a great waterfall hike near Salem, Oregon. You’ll find plenty of waterfalls less than an hour outside of the...