- TripBuzz found 58 things to do with kids in or near Albany, Oregon, including 43 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Corvallis, Salem, Keizer and Welches.
- From Lakeshore Lanes to Oregon Fishing Club, the Albany area offers 60 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Movie Theaters, Bowling and Theaters.
- The city of Albany is proud that it produces rare metals such as zirconium and titanium. Resting on the Willamette River, the city is also popular for water sports such as paddling and canoeing. And preserving the city's history, the downtown community houses a museum with an historic, fully-operational carousel.
As of 2013, native grasses are being restored to the Minto Brown Park. Visitors can expect to see this restoration, along with a large off-leash area for pets, and 14 hiking trails ranging from .11 miles to 1.89 miles.
With its grand architecture, Victorian gardens and intricate stained glass, the Historic Deepwood Estate is a must-see for locals and visitors to Salem. The estates rich history began in 1893, and today the grounds are available for weddings and private events.
Bush's Pasture Park contains the oldest greenhouse conservatory in Oregon, the Bush Barn Art Center featuring contemporary art, and the Bush Museum in the Asahel Bush home. The park also contains numerous playgrounds, horseshoe courts, tennis courts, and ball fields.
Guided tours take visitors to Bush House Museum back to 1878, the year the family mansion was constructed. Inhabited for 75 years by the family of owner Asahel Bush II, the house, located in Bush's Pasture Park, was kept largely in its original condition.
The Regal Cinemas Santiam 11 is an eleven-auditorium movie theater multiplex that shows mostly newly released Hollywood films in digital video and sound. The theater features stadium-style seating throughout all auditoriums.
Patrons can find over 350,000 items including print books, audio books, DVDs, videos, music CDs, cassettes, public computers, meeting space, and art shows at the Salem Public Library. Visitors can also view a small art gallery.
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The Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill explores the wool production process, with costumed history interpreters leading tours in the historic water-powered mill, built in 1889, that stands with 8 other historical buildings on the 5-acre site.
Willamette University is a private university that features a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through its wide range of schools. The location's athletic programs include football, soccer, baseball, basketball, golf, tennis, and softball.