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SalemUnited States of America

Visit Oregon’s capital to discover its roots and explore itsparklands. Climb to the top of the State Capitol Building to seethe city from above.

Tucked away within the Willamette Valley, Salem is a nature-lover’s delight. The humble capital of Oregon is a historic city,originally founded as an agricultural community in the first half of the 19th century. It has been the state capital since1859.

See the dozens of significant buildings in the historic downtownprecinct, including the towering State Capitol Building, cappedby a “Gold Man.” Green parks line Salem’s streets and walkingtrails traverse the city.

Check into a downtown hotel to be close to the action or enjoythe serenity provided by the outskirts of town. Explore thehistoric downtown precinct on foot to get to know the localculture.

Climb to the peak of the State Capitol Building on a sunny dayfor sweeping views across the valley. Take a photograph of the giant Oregon Pioneer statue, or the “Gold Man,” that sits at the top, as itglistens in the Oregon sun.

The downtown precinct is a great place to purchase freshproduce from Oregon’s farmers. A number of delis and marketscan be found in the area, alongside restaurants, cafés and bars.Take a picnic to Bush’s Pasture Park, the large urban park thatsprawls southward from State Capitol Plaza. Farther afield, findthe walking trails and natural beauty of Willamette MissionState Park.

Venture outside the city limits for more natural beauty. Reach Silver Falls and the Cascade Mountains within an hour by car. Oregon’s picturesque wine country is even closer. Spend a day sampling the state’s renowned pinot noir and pinot gris wines and take a bottle home to have with dinner.

Arrive in the city via Portland, less than an hour to the north, orEugene, just over an hour south. Both are major transportation hubswith international airports and interstate railway stations. Rent acar during your stay in the city so you can delve into the richnatural beauty of Oregon’s heartland, just a short drive away.

Where to stay in Salem

Top Hotels in Salem

Phoenix Inn Suites South Salem
Phoenix Inn Suites South Salem
2.5 out of 5
4370 Commercial St Se, Salem, OR
The price is $99 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25

Located in Morningside, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Santiam River, Honeywood Winery, and Historic Deepwood Estate. Bush Barn Art Center and Bush's Pasture ...

4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"Quick easy check in very nice and curtious workers"…"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Phoenix Inn Suites South Salem
Holiday Inn Salem
Holiday Inn Salem
3 out of 5
3301 Market St Ne, Salem, OR
The price is $91 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29

Located in the heart of Salem, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Salem Hospital. Salem Armory Auditorium ...

4.3/5Excellent! (271 reviews)

"Very nice hotel, room was great, staff also very nice."…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2020

Holiday Inn Salem
Hampton Inn and Suites Salem
Hampton Inn and Suites Salem
2.5 out of 5
510 Hawthorne Ave Se, Salem, OR
The price is $105 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25

Located in Southeast Salem, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Oregon State Capitol, Willamette University, and Salem Hospital. Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (562 reviews)

"Room was very clean and smelled great. Complementary breakfast was delicious."…"

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Hampton Inn and Suites Salem
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Salem

Beautifully Remodeled Wine Country Cottage
Beautifully Remodeled Wine Country Cottage
McMinnville, OR

This family-friendly cottage is located in the city center, within 1 mi (2 km) of Oregon Whole Health, Linfield College, and Eyrie Vineyards. Wings and Waves ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (69 reviews)
Perfect weekend getaway

"This cottage is the perfect weekend getaway. It has everything you need and is adorable. The neighborhood feels safe and offers some great walking opportunities in the neighborhood as well as to “downtown” McMinnville."…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Beautifully Remodeled Wine Country Cottage
3rd Street Flats
3rd Street Flats
3.5 out of 5
219 NE Cowls Street, McMinnville, OR
The price is $143 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26

Located in the heart of McMinnville, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Oregon Whole Health, Eyrie Vineyards, and Linfield College. Wings ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (64 reviews)
Exactly what we were hoping for!

"Experience was seamless! We truly enjoyed our stay at the 3rd street flats! Prime location, close to everything in McMinnville. Would definitely stay there again"…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

3rd Street Flats
Douglas on Third
Douglas on Third
3 out of 5
703 Northeast 3rd Street, McMinnville, OR
The price is $199 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26

Located in the heart of McMinnville, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Eyrie Vineyards and Oregon Whole Health. Linfield College and Evergreen ...

4.3/5Excellent! (68 reviews)

"Clean, private, close to Mactown's main street. Great location."…"

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Douglas on Third
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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