Many of Carlyle Lake’s most interesting sights can be found within easy driving distance of Salem, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful William Jennings Bryan Boyhood Home and Museum and the iconic William Jennings Bryan Statue. Two other popular spots you’ll find nearby Salem are Salem Fairgrounds and the Raccoon Lake Park.
Get active in nature at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Go for a walk in one of the parks and gardens, which include the Bell Tower Park in Centralia.
At the end of a long day enjoying Salem, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Comfort Inn & Suites, the Super 8 Salem, or the Americas Best Value Inn - Bell Tower, Centralia.