This concludes our tour where it began, at the Conference Center, the former site of the Marion Hotel.
Oct 03, 2016

Travel Back in Time and Explore the Fascinating History in Downtown Salem, Oregon’s Downtown District

Did you know that a network of tunnels underneath Salem Oregon’s streets and sidewalks once connected stores, and (according to rumors), provided an escape for errant persons visiting “speakeasy businesses”? … Read More »

Jan 22, 2016

Salem on the Cheap: 15 Affordable Ways to Enjoy our City This Winter

Fancy vacations are all well and good, but let’s face it, most traveling families are on a budget. Our guests frequently ask us about interesting and noteworthy attractions to visit … Read More »

May 12, 2015

Discover New Experiences With Travel Salem’s New Greeters Program

    Ever wish you could see another side of Downtown Salem?  Perhaps one that is more unique and off the beaten path? Lucky for you, Travel Salem introduced a … Read More »

Gayle's Italian Market
Dec 22, 2014

Resolve to See What’s New in Downtown Salem in 2015!

Now that a new year is upon us, we hope you will make a trip to Salem, Oregon in 2015 and experience the many new features that makes our downtown … Read More »

Sep 09, 2014

Most Foodies Agree….There is Much to Love About Salem’s Saturday Market!

Monday Hospital market is OPEN until September 29th Wednesday market is OPEN until October 29th Saturday market is OPEN until October 25th Food and travel often go hand in hand, … Read More »

Jul 30, 2014

Plan a Late Summer Getaway to Salem, Oregon

Planning a visit to Salem, Oregon? We hope you are!  The warm summery days and cool night in August and September makes our region a delightful place to visit this … Read More »

Aug 30, 2013

Travel Salem’s “Absolutely Tix” is Your Ticket to Salem’s Thriving Performing Arts Scene

Fall is just around the corner and that means it is time for a new season of concerts, art exhibits, theater performances and more! To take advantage of Salem Oregon’s … Read More »

May 14, 2013

Where to Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month in Salem, Oregon!

Salem is rich in heritage….Be it the Native art at Hallie Ford, the historical legacy of the Bush family, the Victorian charm of Deepwood or the raw industrial power of … Read More »

Feb 28, 2013

Spring into Spring in Grand Style

You know what they say about March….it comes in like a lion, and goes out like a lamb. This is the time of year when “Spring Fever” is an epidemic, so … Read More »