Location, Location, Location!
Salem is located conveniently off of I-5, the main interstate running north and south through the Willamette Valley.
Salem is 60 miles, roughly one hour, from the Portland International Airport and Amtrak is located in the center of Salem close to all venues.
Salem is tucked between the Cascade Mountains and the Coastal Range along the Willamette River; the elevation and cool Pacific breezes work to produce the ideal climate for outdoor events held during the summer and early fall.
Salem boasts a first-rate selection of beautifully maintained sports facilities and venues
Salem is home to an abundant park system. The crown jewels of the park system are all located downtown along the Willamette River, including Salem’s Riverfront Park, Wallace Marine Park and the Minto-Brown Island Park.
These parks are connected by a unique bridge system, including the historic Union Pacific Pedestrian Bridge and the newly constructed Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge. Together these parks encompass 1,037 acres of trails and natural space.
Salem hotels offer both upscale and budget-conscious options – providing exceptional hospitality to accommodate the specific needs of athletes, teams and spectators.
Oregon does not have a sales tax and Salem has a robust shopping scene where retail therapy is encouraged!