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Downtown Salem businesses are designated with the city icon.

Marion or Polk Counties

Frank Lloyd Wright's Gordon House

Frank Lloyd Wright's only building in Oregon. This inspirational mid-century modern house is a national historic site and state treasure. Guided tours by reservation. Perfect venue for meetings/retreats, parties, intimate weddings and concerts.
869 W Main St. (adjacent to The Oregon Garden on Cascade Highway)
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-6006

Gaiety Hollow

Dedicated to preserving the legacy of Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver, the first women landscape architects in the Pacific Northwest. Gaiety Hollow is their Salem garden and home maintained by The Conservancy.
545 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-838-0527

Gallon House Covered Bridge

Oregon's oldest covered bridge. Named for the days when liquor was sold by the gallon or quart in a nearby house. The bridge was rebuilt in 1990.
Silverton, OR 97381 (northwest of Silverton)
503-581-4325
800-874-7012

Gilbert House

Explore 16 hands-on exhibits that inspire learning through creative play, and our 20,000 ft² Outdoor Discovery Area nestled between three historic houses in downtown Riverfront Park.  Enjoy daily crafts, membership opportunities, children's classes, field trips, party rentals, and more!  House tours are free. 
116 Marion St NE
Salem, OR 97301 
503-371-3631

Godfrey Nursery

Family-owned retail operation. Over 40 greenhouses and an acre of outdoor space with the highest quality plants at affordable prices. Also an extensive inventory of yard and garden products.
8834 Shaw Square Rd.
Aumsville, OR 97325
503-749-2613

Childs - Ying

The Distinguished Artists Series brings world-renowned musicians to Salem several times each year. Sponsored by Willamette University. Jean-David Coen, artistic director; Anita King, Director Emeritus/Creative Consultant.
900 State St.
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6687

Hallie Ford Museum of Art - Willamette University

Hallie Ford Museum of Art features permanent galleries of Asian, European, Native American, and regional art, as well as temporary exhibitions of historical and contemporary art.
700 State St. (Willamette University)
900 State St. (mailing)
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855

Hallie Ford Museum of Art ~ Salem, Oregon

Pick up a complimentary “The Hunt is On” guide at the museum. Use your knowledge of art, follow clues, find artworks and win a prize.
700 State St. 
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-6855

Hanson Vineyards

Small, family winery - big, bold flavors.  Open weekends.
34948 S Barlow Rd.
Woodburn, OR 97071
971-338-9760

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.

Historic Gentle House

855 N Monmouth Ave.
Monmouth, OR 97361
503-838-8673

Independence Bicycle Boater Campground

Located at Independence's Riverview Park for travelers on the Willamette River Water Trail and the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway. This basic camping area has five sites, picnic tables, bike rack, water tap and bike repair station. WiFi is available through camp host during summer months. A camp site costs $10 per night.

Independence Heritage Museum

Located in the historic First Baptist Church, enjoy collections of area artifacts, documents and photographs. Open Wed.-Sat.; 1-5pm.
112 S Third St.
Independence, OR 97351
503-838-4989

Independence Hop and Heritage Festival

September
Riverview Park and Amphitheater
50 C St., Independence
503-838-1212

Indie Oregon

Apparel and accessories for people who are fiercely Oregonian and proudly Independent! Indie Oregon celebrates the pioneering spirit of Oregon's makers and shakers!

Indigo Yoga Studio

Our yoga studio is a beautiful open space and we offer classes for all levels of students.
320 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301
503-370-9090

Jackson Jewelers

Our staff is dedicated to providing you with excellent service and attention to detail. We carry top watch and jewelry lines, and have our own certified Rolex watch repairman on site.
225 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-363-5640

Johan Vineyards

Please join us here for a wonderful, picturesque wedding overlooking the vineyards. We offer outdoor only weddings from July 1-September 15, between the hours of 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
4285 N Pacific Hwy (99W)
Rickreall, OR 97371
866-379-6029

Joy's

Joy's offers women's wear from casual to formal with collections from Foxcroft, Elliott Lauren, and many others. 
110 SW 7th St.
Dundee, OR 97115
503-223-3400

Kane's Marina ~ Detroit, Oregon

Kane’s Marina is a full service family owned marina offering boat moorage/rentals, rv park, store, on water gas sales with friendliest crew and tavern with a million dollar view of the lake.
530 Clester Rd.
PO Box 572
Detroit, OR 97342
503-854-3362