- Our list of the best things to do in Salem, Oregon, features the top 172 nearby activities — including 85 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Salem, OR has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Food & Drink, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 36 things to do within the city of Salem, OR , followed by 136 popular activities in nearby cities, including Dundee, Albany, Dayton, Newberg, McMinnville, Keizer, Aurora, Canby, Carlton, Molalla, Corvallis, Wilsonville and Welches
For extreme fishing opportunities year round, visitors head to Dangerous Baits Fishing Guide. Targeted fish include Chinooks, Salmon, and Steelhead and guides will offer information on catching the large fish as well as preparing them.
97% 135 votes
State Highway 30, Troutdale, OR 97060 MoreLess Info
The Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint, also called the Chanticleer Point, overlooks the Vista House and the Columbia Gorge, offering the view of the Crown Point and of the Rooster Rock State Park.
76% 177 votes
33180 Cape Kiwanda Drive, Pacific City, OR 97135 MoreLess Info
The Pelican Pub & Brewery is a great place to get beer and meet local people. Moreover, the brewery also schedules brewery tours to those who want to taste local beer flavors unique only in Oregon.
75% 32 votes
6030 Hangar Road, Tillamook, OR 97141 MoreLess Info
Located within a large air hanger, the Tillamook Naval Air Station Museum takes visitors back into history with rare wartime and aviation artifacts from World War II. A must-see for any aviation enthusiast.
98% 86 votes
1801 SE Columbia River Dr, Vancouver, WA 98661 MoreLess Info
Connecting Marine Park and Esther Short Park, Waterfront Renaissance Trail is a five mile trail running along the Columbia River. The trail can be used for walking, biking and skating and provides access to picnic spots, restaurants and shops.