From Salem, it's 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the east to Detroit and 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the southeast to Cleveland.
There is no need to limit yourself to the points of interest in Salem because the whole region is dotted with numerous terrific things to see and do. To make the most of your time in the Detroit - Southeast Michigan area, don't miss Novi. It is 7 miles (11 kilometers) away from Salem and is home to the Paradise Park and Suburban Collection Showplace. For even more things to do, visit the Ypsilanti Water Tower and Eastern Michigan University which you'll find in and around Ypsilanti, around 12 miles (19 kilometers) away from Salem.
When it's time to explore beyond Salem, why not visit the nearest center. Ann Arbor is approximately 12 miles (19 kilometers) away and is home to attractions including Ann Arbor Hands On Museum, Buhr Park and Power Center for the Performing Arts. Kempf House, Exhibit Museum of Natural History at the University Of Michigan and Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan are just a few of the many other interesting attractions on offer here.
When planning your trip to Salem, keep in mind that the nearest major airport, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, is located in in Detroit, 17 miles (27 kilometers) away.