Downtown Salem businesses are designated with the city icon.

Marion County Farm ~ Photo by John Zielinski

This self-guided loop leads to 23 farm stops in Marion County. Visit a variety of family farms to pick produce, find the perfect pumpkin, enjoy delicious desserts, go wine tasting or gather a bouquet of flowers. Details on website.

Marion or Polk Counties

Ale and Cider Trail - Salem, Oregon

Encompassing Salem, as well as Polk and Marion counties, the Ale and Cider Trail and Passport program highlight the best of the local craft brew scene. Fresh ingredients provide the foundation for crisp, bold flavors that will entice the taste buds of beer lovers and cider aficionados alike. So come, take the time to discover what the Mid-Willamette Valley breweries and cideries have to offer. You will not be disappointed!

Buena Vista Cycling Route

A ride that winds west from Salem on Hwy. 22 to the towns of Rickreall, Monmouth and Independence. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to visit some interesting attractions and vineyards, ending your journey at the Buena Vista Ferry. 

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Drive Me To Drink Wine Tours

Drive Me to Drink Wine Tours offers custom tours for your needs in the Willamette Valley. Fun for special events and celebrations. Seats up to 11 people.
110 SW 7th St
Salem, OR 
503-724-6645

Embrace Oregon

Select one of our prearranged guided tours or customize a tour to see, experience, and embrace Oregon with fun filled activities. 
420 NE 5th St.
McMinnville, OR 97128
Office: 503-474-0762
Cell: 503-434-0105

Fully supported bike tours in scenic wine country near Salem, every Sunday in August. Riders visit wineries and enjoy a gourmet BBQ and wine tasting.
501 S Pacific Hwy., 99W
Rickreall, OR 97371
503-623-2405 or 800-291-6730

Gardening 263

Your gardening experience at twelve flower/fruit businesses just north of Salem, Oregon. Our website lists each specialty business offering from iris to corn.
5690 Brooklake Rd. NE
Brooks, OR 97305
503-393-6185

Historic Downtown Salem Cycling Route

A relatively easy ride meandering through the streets of Historic Downtown Salem. The ride will take you by some of the historic and visitor-friendly sites Salem has to offer.

Minto-Brown Island Park

Explore the sights and sounds of more than 1,200 acres of lush, natural open and wooded areas. Walk, jog or bike along 19 miles of hard and soft trails. Minto-Brown Island park is a tranquil wildlife sanctuary.
 

NW Wine Coach, LLC

NW Wine Coach provides a personal and engaging tour experience for those who want to find wine that matches their taste preferences. Let us help you craft your ideal outing whether you're a veteran or a novice wine taster.
Salem, OR 97304
971-388-1956

In Polk County, you can choose your own adventure. Whether you're seeking rolling hills or flat roads, in-town or out in the countryside, our routes are accessible year round and guaranteed to provide you with a picture perfect ride. 

Prestige Wine Tours

Our tours are private, the coach is yours for the day. Each tour is custom designed for your group. If you are looking for wine that isn’t leaving Oregon unless you take it home, we love doing that. Tours stop at 3 or 4 wineries selected just for the group, which offers a relaxed pace with plenty of wine. 
Salem, Oregon
503-851-1491

Ritner Cycling Loop

This route starts and ends at Riverview Park in Independence. Over the route’s 45 miles, cyclists will be enjoy scenic views of Polk County’s landscape.

Crossing over the scenic Santiam River at two points, this route takes cyclists on country roads winding along farmland and through covered bridges and quaint small towns. There are several parks along the route where visitors can take a break, rest, have a picnic lunch and enjoy the outdoors. 

Silverton Historic Walking Tour

Come discover historic Silverton, founded in 1854. Over 15 residences, businesses and churches are included in this walking tour.
Silverton Chamber of Commerce
426 S Water St.
PO Box 257 (mailing)
Silverton, OR 97381
503-873-5615

Cycling through covered bridge

Enjoy rolling through the lush farmland that surrounds the town of Stayton and Scio while visiting historic covered bridges. Encompassing 57 miles and six covered bridges, this route will give cyclists a little bit of a challenge. 

PO Box 3936
Salem, OR 97302
503-588-9230
866-588-9230

Iris in bloom

Schreiner's Iris Gardens
3625 Quinaby Rd. NE
Salem, Oregon 97303
503-393-3232 or 800-525-2367
www.schreinersgardens.com
We invite you to visit our lush 10-acre display garden, just north of Salem, Oregon. Schreiner’s Iris Gardens is one of the World’s largest Iris growers and we are proud to be family owned. We have acres and acres of iris that bloom during May and are absolutely spectacular to see. The fields are colorful rainbows that attract the attention of travelers since our farm can be seen from Interstate-5. We encourage you to visit us during our May bloom season, however we are open and ready to greet you throughout the year.
Contact:  Steve Schreiner, [email protected]
Group Size:  No maximum
Cost:  Free
Month(s) of Operation:  Year-round. Bloom Season is in May (best time to visit)
Bus Parking Available:  Yes
Handicap Accessible:  Yes
Public Restrooms Available:  Yes
Recommended Time Allotment:  1 hour

The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
Silverton, Oregon 97381
503-874-8100 or 877-674-2733
www.oregongarden.org
The Oregon Garden is one of Oregon's most popular destinations! While visiting you will discover thousands of plants that are displayed in more than 20 specialty gardens within the 80-acre garden. You will also find that The Oregon Garden is much more than a garden. We offer serene water features, garden art, wetlands with native birds, a playful garden just for kids, a 400-year-old Signature Oak tree and the Gordon House, the only house in Oregon designed by the legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. We welcome you to discover how easy it is to relax and soak in Oregon’s natural beauty at The Oregon Garden.
Contact:  Douglas Jenkins
Group Size:  No maximum, groups over 14 eligible for group rates
Cost:  Group rates November-March, $6 per person / April-October, $8 per person; Individual rate November-March, $8 adult, $7 senior & $6 student / April-October $10 adult, $9 senior, $8 student Children 7 and under are free (*all prices subject to change)
Month(s) & hours of operation:  May-September 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / October-April 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bus Parking Available:  Yes
Handicap Accessible:  Yes
Public Restrooms Available:  Yes
Recommended Time Allotment:  2 hours

LUNCH
Oregon Garden Resort
895 W Main St.
Silverton, Oregon 97381
503-874-2500 or 800-966-6490
www.oregongardenresort.com
Beautiful setting overlooking The Oregon Garden.

E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
5504 Hazel Green Rd.
Salem, Oregon 97305
503-393-1506
www.ezorchards.com
Your group will love E.Z. Orchards Farm Market – a true farm experience for groups of all sizes. Our 4th generation farm grows apples, pears, peaches, pumpkins and corn. We offer blossom tours in the spring and have a fun filled Harvest Festival each October with:  hay rides, Lewis & Clark theme corn maze, mountain men re-enactors, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, live bluegrass music, pony rides, and tasty fall treats. Summer months bring fresh fruit milk shakes, smoothies and delicious strawberry, blackberry and peach shortcakes. E.Z. Orchards has the best selection of Oregon and northwest gourmet food in the Willamette Valley. And we offer the finest local fruits and vegetables.
Contact:  John Zielinski, [email protected]
Group Size:  75-100 people November-September or up to 300 people in October
Cost:  Varies
Month(s) of Operation:  Year-round, Sundays only in October
Bus Parking Available:  Yes
Handicap Accessible:  Yes
Public Restrooms Available:  Yes
Recommended Time Allotment:  1 hour

Willamette Valley Pie Company
2994 82nd Ave. NE
Salem, Oregon 97305
503-362-8857
www.wvpie.com
If your group is ready for a mouthwatering experience they will find it at the Willamette Valley PieCompany. Let us treat you to the best from our land to your hands! We will teach you about the berry industry from farm to finished product. We'll take you through berry fields, show you our processing facility and guide you through the process of making our hand-crafted all-natural fruit pies. You'll even have an opportunity to enjoy a slice!
Contact:  Marlene Gunderson, [email protected]
Group Size:  30 or less, 50-60 with advanced notice (group will be split)
Cost:  Free
Month(s) & hours of operation:  Year round, Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Sundays.
Bus Parking Available:  Yes
Handicap Accessible:  Yes
Public Restrooms Available:  Yes
Recommended Time Allotment:  1 hour

OVERNIGHT
Grand Hotel Salem (groups or FIT)
201 Liberty St. SE
Salem, Oregon 97301
503-540-7800 or 877-540-7800
www.grandhotelsalem.com

Shilo Inn Suites (groups or FIT)
3304 Market St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4001 or 800-222-2244
www.shiloinns.com

Gilbert House Children's Museum

Gilbert House Children's Museum
116 Marion St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-371-3631 or 800-208-9514
www.acgilbert.org
Recommended Time Allotment: 2-3 hours
Located in downtown Salem’s Riverfront Park, this hands-on children’s museum promotes learning through fun, interactive exhibits in the sciences, arts and humanities.

Salem’s Riverfront Carousel
101 Front St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-540-0374
www.salemcarousel.org
Recommended Time Allotment: 30 minutes-1 hour
Old-world style carousel housed in a beautiful building on the banks of the Willamette River in Salem, Oregon. $1.50 per ride.

Lunch
Historic Downtown Salem
Roughly bounded by Chemeketa, High, Ferry, and Front Streets.
Recommended Time Allotment: 2 hours
Visitors appreciate historic downtown’s beautiful architecture, mix of delicious eateries, unique shops, art galleries, salons, and major department stores. Entertainment and walking tours available (self-guided).

Enchanted Forest
8462 Enchanted Way SE
Turner, OR 97392
503-363-3060 (hours & info) or
503-371-4242 (office contact)
www.enchantedforest.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 2-3 hours
Fun for all ages! Biggest log ride in the Northwest, Storybook Lane, Western Town, English Village, haunted house, water-light show, rides and much more!

OR

The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
PO Box 155 (mailing)
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100 or 877-674-2733
www.oregongarden.org
Recommended Time Allotment: 2-3 hours
Experience The Oregon Garden’s 20 specialty gardens and spectacular vistas. Enjoy events year-round including Earth Day, Brewfest, car shows, summer concerts, seasonal festivals, and more!

Dinner
Contact Travel Salem for recommendations or review the dining section of TravelSalem.com.
181 High St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4325 or 800-874-7012
Salem offers dining for all likes and price ranges. From Chinese cuisine to Italian elegance, Salem has it and more.

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Baseball Game
Volcanoes Stadium

6700 Field of Dreams Way NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-390-2225 ext. 3007
www.volcanoesbaseball.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 3 hours
Professional Baseball. Class A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Fun, family friendly, affordable entertainment. $7 tickets. Immediately adjacent to Interstate 5 at exit 260B.