Downtown Salem businesses are designated with the city icon.

Marion or Polk Counties

Dallas Summerfest

July
6118 Mount Angel Highway, Silverton
503-873-3273

Seasonal Marina with boat slips and boat rentals. Store with ice, snacks, fishing supplies, beer and soda. Food cart with good food.
115 Breitenbush Rd.
 PO Box 610
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3423

An educational water park for the whole family! Ten water slides, wave pool, children's museum, birthday rooms & more along with two museums next door with over 200 aircraft & artifacts to enjoy.
460 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-434-4185

 
Gaiety Hollow ~ Gaiety Hill/Bush's Pasture Park Historic District

Roughly bounded by Pringle Creek and Mission Street on the north, Deepwood Museum & Gardens and Bush's Pasture Park on the east, Cross Street on the south, and High and Liberty Streets on the west.
800-874-7012 or 503-588-6173. Refer to the listings for Bush House Museum and Deepwood Museum & Gardens for hours of operation.  Please respect the privacy of the residents within the district.

Geer Park

Southeast Salem’s Geer Community Park consists of 26 developed acres of open spaces, ball fields, play equipment and bike trails.

3071 State St.
Salem, OR 97301

http://www.salemtrails.org/bike-park

Historic Downtown Salem

Visitors appreciate historic downtown's beautiful architecture, mix of delicious eateries, unique shops, art galleries, salons, and major department stores.

380 N Pacific Ave.
Monmouth, OR 97361
503-838-4806

1510 Cottage St. NE 
Salem, OR 97303
503-851-7491

161 High St. SE, Suite 206B
Salem, OR 97301
503-440-3360

Jerry Miller DGC at Camp Taoali is a 4,635 foot disc golf course, with 18 holes and mixed tees.     
15934 N Santiam Hwy.
Stayton, OR 97383    
http://www.discgolfscene.com/courses/Camp_Taloali/reviews

Fun kids place to play nerf wars. We provide the equipment and safety gear. 
1521 Hawthorne Ave. NE
Salem, OR 97301
971-444-2234

5032 Commercial St. SE
Salem, OR 97306
503-779-3890
 

Mid-Valley Clay and Shooting school is a 65 acre shooting course, complete with 50 RV hookups and 14 skeet fields. Multiple shooting options are available including a 100 target course, 50 target course, 5 stand, skeet and trap shooting. 
6181 Concomly Rd. NE    
Gervais, OR 97026    
 775-450-7259
www.midvalleyclays.com

Mt. Angel Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 221 (mailing)
Mt. Angel, OR 97362
503-845-9440

4555 Liberty Rd. S, #130
Salem, OR 97302
503-362-4555

Opal Creek Ancient Forest

Jawbone Flats
End of Forest Road 2209
Willamette National Forest
503-892-2782

237 High St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-362-8515

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.

Salem Area Gardens - Sample Tour

Silver Falls State Park
20024 Silver Falls Hwy. SE
Sublimity, OR  97385
503-873-8681 or 800-452-5687 (camping reservations)
www.oregonstateparks.org
Recommended Time Allotment: 3-4 hours
Electrical, tent sites, rustic cabins, waterfalls, group tent areas, group RV areas, youth camp, horse camp, canyon hiking trails, bike paths, and a historic lodge.

Lunch.
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.

The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
PO Box 155 (mailing)
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100 or 877-674-2733
www.oregongardenresort.com
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!

Bush's Pasture Park
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR  97302
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
A 90-acre park featuring nature trails, open green spaces, beautiful gardens and the only Soap Box Derby "Supertrack" west of Omaha, Nebraska. Home to Bush House Museum and Historic Deepwood Estate.

OR

Minto-Brown Island Park
2200 Minto Island Rd. (located off of River Rd. S)
Salem, OR 97302
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
This 900-acre natural area features 12 miles of paved and soft-surface walking/bicycle trails, reservable picnic shelter, and acres of crops dedicated to feed the wildlife.

Salem's Riverfront Park
200 Water St. NE (downtown Salem)
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
With acres of open green space, walking paths, and beautiful views of the Willamette River, this downtown event park is available for group use, concerts, and community festivals.

Dinner.
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).