If you are staying in Dallas, why not spend a few hours exploring surrounding areas like Monmouth, Salem and Keizer.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a great vacation choice. See established and up-and-coming artists performing live at Elsinore Theater and the L. B. Day Amphitheater.
When it’s time escape the city, plan a trip to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Have a break in one of the parks and gardens, which include the Salem Riverfront Park and the Bush's Pasture Park.
There are lots of popular attractions to enjoy near Dallas. Be sure to set aside plenty of time to see them all. Take the time to visit religious sites such as the Salem First United Methodist Church. Admire the beautiful craftsmanship and gain an appreciation of the role of religion in the area.
Those travelling without kids will enjoy an hour or two at Honeywood Winery and the Historic Deepwood Estate.
Watch much-loved sporting heroes, the Oregon State Beavers, do battle in the nearby Gill Coliseum, Corvallis. On match days follow the river of orange, black and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
To make the most of Dallas, think about staying at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the amenities at the Red Lion Hotel Salem, the Phoenix Inn Suites South Salem, and the Howard Johnson Inn Salem.