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Downtown Salem businesses are designated with the city icon.

Marion or Polk Counties

Mt. Angel Sausage Company

Providing food specialty services for special events, festivals, weddings, family reunions, sports venues & corporate parties. Only the freshest ingredients and experienced staff.
105 S. Garfield
Mt. Angel, OR 97362

Museum of Natural History - Mt. Angel Abbey

The museum features an eccentric collection of artifacts such as American Civil War memorabilia, an American mammal collection and the world's largest porcine hairball.
One Abbey Drive St.
St. Benedict, OR 97373

My Sisters' Closet

Upscale and fashionable women's consignment clothing and accessories size 14 and under.
433 Ferry St. SE
Salem, OR 97301

North Santiam Chamber of Commerce

The North Santiam Chamber of Commerce has a Visitors Information Center in Mill City. The Chamber fosters and sustains a positive business environment while enhancing the communities' quality of life.
825 W Santiam Blvd.
PO Box 222 (mailing)
Mill City, OR 97360

North Santiam River

The North Santiam River is a 92-mile (148 km) tributary of the Santiam River in western Oregon in the Cascade Range on the eastern side of the Willamette Valley east of Salem.
Blocked by Big Cliff Dam near Mill City, the lower North Santiam River supports spring chinook salmon and summer steelhead. In the reaches upstream of the dam, the river is managed mainly as a stocked-trout fishery. Near the stream's source at Santiam Lake in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness, native cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, and brook trout are also found.
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North Santiam River Country

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors in the Cascade foothills. Bring your friends and family to camp, hike, float and discover North Santiam River Country along Highway 22 just east of Salem.
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North Santiam State Park

Popular steelhead fishing spot on the North Santiam River. Primitive campground and day-use area with drinking fountain and restroom facilities. Picnic tables, hiking trails, large old-growth trees. Rapids for experienced kayakers and boaters lie just below North Santiam State Park, including "The Weasel" - a whirlpool like feature popular with squirt boaters.
Off Hwy. 22
Lyons, OR 97342

Northern Lights Theatre Pub

Bringing dining and movies together, with a full menu, beer and wine – all at an affordable price. Regular movies $4, 3D movies $7. Most affordable entertainment in Salem.
3893 Commercial St. SE 
Salem, OR 97302

Northgate Bowl

Salem's friendliest bowling center with 24 lanes of fun, bumper lanes for the kids, video arcade, Oregon Lottery Games and snack bar. Nonsmoking all hours.
2380 Northgate Ave. NE
Salem, OR 97301

Not So Shabby Consignment Furniture & Decorating

Family owned furniture & decorating business passionate about giving you the best prices on quality items. Inspiring you to decorate your dream home all within a budget.
618 N. 2nd Avenue
Stayton, OR 97383

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


A beautiful boutique located in the heart of downtown Salem. An exciting destination for unique gifts, beautiful jewelry & stylish clothing.
310 Court St. NE
​Salem, OR 97301

12+ axe throwing lounge in downtown Salem. Book your reservation and come hit some bull's eyes with friends, family, with a dedicated "Axpert" to guide your group through the safety and tips of axe throwing. We also do team building at Oregon Axe! We can accommodate large groups of up to 36 at a time. Each cube can be booked privately to accommodate up to 12 people. Call us to book multiple cubes or to book the entire facility. It's the perfect unique fun thing to do in the Salem area!

Oregon Electric Railway Museum

The Oregon Electric Railway Museum provides trolley rides and a look at the streetcar heritage of our cities. Located at Powerland Heritage Park in Brooks, Oregon.
3995 Brooklake Rd.
Brooks, OR 97303

State Capitol ~ Photo by Cyndi Easterly

900 Court St.
Salem, OR 97301

Oregon State Fair

late August-early September
2330 17th St. NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
503-947-3247 or 800-833-0011

Oregon State Fair & Expo Center

2330 17th St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-947-3247 or 800-833-0011

Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health

Explore the history of mental illness and its treatments through the collections of Oregon’s historic State Hospital, formerly known as the Oregon Insane Asylum.
2600 Center St. NE
Salem, OR 97301

Oregon Symphony Association in Salem

The Oregon Symphony Association in Salem brings the Oregon Symphony to the mid-Willamette Valley, providing world class symphonic music during its concert series. Most concerts are presented at Smith Auditorium at Willamette University.


Oregon Vintage Machinery Museum

Located at Powerland Heritage Park. Featuring John Deere brand. View tractors, implements, machine parts, collectibles, literature and household artifacts. Annual silent auction in June. 
3995 Brooklake Rd. NE
Brooks, OR