Salem is situated about 240 miles (386 kilometers) northwest of the national capital Washington, and 55 miles (89 kilometers) northwest of Pittsburgh.
From tourist hotspots to hidden gems that still await discovery, the area around Salem is brimming with sights and attractions. If you're on the lookout for more ways to enjoy the region, head to the Covelli Centre and Powers Auditorium in the vicinity of Youngstown, which you'll find 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the southwest of Salem.
While you are staying in Salem, why not make a day trip to Akron. Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west, this regional city is where you'll find Akron Civic Theater, Chapel Hill Mall and Highland Theater. Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Rosemont Country Club and University of Akron are among the many other attractions in Akron that should be included on every traveler's itinerary.
To learn a little about the the local culture, head to Northeast Ohio's art galleries and history museums.
Get yourself some outdoor gear and go snow shoeing or cross-country skiing. These winter pastimes are popular with locals and tourists alike. If you're are lucky to have good weather while you are here, get out and enjoy the water activities. Water skiing and boating are just two ways the locals like to cool off here.
When it's finally time to bid farewell to Salem, head to the nearest major airport situated in Akron, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west.