Salem Travel Guide
Welcome to Salem, OR!
Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, Salem is the state's second largest city and Oregon's state capital. Salem is also a city rich in heritage, from the ongoing preservation of the historic downtown buildings to its numerous museums and galleries. Mission Mill Museum gives visitors a chance to walk in the footsteps of Oregon pioneers as it features pioneer structures as well as 19th-century furnishings and artifacts showcased in a park atmosphere. Wine enthusiasts enjoy visiting one of the numerous wineries found in and around the city, including the Kathken Vineyards, where a variety of blends can be tasted. Salem also offers great shopping with a wide array of antique shops, boutiques and specialty stores. The city's Lancaster Mall is a popular shopping center, which features over 80 shops and services, including the major department stores Macy's and Sears.
The Mission Mill Museum complex gives visitors a chance to walk in the footsteps of Oregon pioneers as it features 19th-century furnishings and artifacts, showcased in several historic houses including a woolen mill and a machine shop.
Hotels & Motels
The Superior Grand Hotel is a superior class business hotel that offers 193 guest rooms and suites.
Take the Lunch, Brunch or Gourmet Dinner cruise on this steam-powered stern wheeler boat and enjoy the breath taking views of Willametter River.
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