Washington, which is the national capital, is situated 190 miles (306 kilometers) east of Salem, while Pittsburgh is 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the north.
Visiting just one town or city, no matter how popular, will only ever furnish you with a glimpse into the wider rhythms and life-ways of a region. So allow time to explore Northern Panhandle's other sights and attractions. Pennsboro and White Hall are just two of the many other places worth checking out while you're in Northern Panhandle.
While you are on holiday in Salem, don't forget to visit Marietta. Approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the west, this regional city is where you can find Washington State Community College, Campus Martius Museum of the Northwest Territory and Indian Acres Park. Marietta Aquatic Center, Ohio River Museum and Washington County Fairgrounds are just a sample of the other attractions in Marietta that should be included on every traveler's to-do list.
When you hear the call of the wild, do as the locals do and spend a few hours quad biking or hiking.
Even the best vacation can't last forever, so when it's time fly home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Clarksburg, 18 miles (29 kilometers) to the east.