- The list below includes 66 free or cheap things to do in or near Salem, Oregon, including 81 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Children's Museums, History Museums and Parks.
- From Schreiner's Iris Gardens to Minto-Brown Island Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Salem and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Albany, Keizer, Canby and Newberg.
EscapeTech 388 State Street, Salem, OR MoreLess Info
Groups work together to solve puzzles and find clues in order to escape from the locked study of a famed treasure hunter
The Keizer Heritage Foundation is a non-profit organization that has the goal of maintaining the building and grounds as a source of pride for Keizer citizens. The foundation hosts weddings, parties, and meetings.
Four basketball hoops, a youth-sized baseball diamond, and tennis court make Bob Newton Park popular for sport-based recreation. The site which is spread over nearly six acres also has playground equipment and picnic tables.
Erratic Rock State Natural Site displays a 90-ton rock that was deposited during an Ice Age flood. The site features views of the Oregon Coast Range a paved trail for hiking and an orchard that provides bird watching opportunities.
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500 N.E.Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR 97128 MoreLess Info
The place to get to know about the history of aviation and space travel, the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum displays numerous military and civilian aircraft as well as spacecrafts. Both adults and children will surely have fun exploring the museum.
The Dayton Courthouse Square Park, located in Dayton, Oregon, is situated in the middle of downtown. Spanning one city block, the park features a basketball court and children's playground. A covered picnic area is available for family reunions and events.
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460 NE Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville, OR 97128 MoreLess Info
The Evergreen Aviation Playground is an aviation themed public playground at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. The playground features all air and space related structures and equipment like rockets, spaceships, and planes.
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35835 South Highway 213, Molalla, OR 97038 MoreLess Info
Marquam Hill Ranch specializes in the raising and breeding of alpacas. The wool from these animals is used to make items sold in the on-site gift shop, and visitors are able to tour the ranch to get an up close look at its daily operations.