- 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
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Prestige Wine Tours Salem OR MoreLess Info
Winery offers customized tours that include tastings with the owner and access to wineries not open to the general public
91% 43 votes
700 State St., Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
Housed at Willamette University, the Hallie Ford Museum of Art maintains a focus on regional art from the Pacific Northwest, including a large collection of Native American baskets.
91% 133 votes
116 Marion St Northeast, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
Three historic homes have been turned into a children's museum at the A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village. At Rockenfield House, children pretend to go to the grocery store, travel to China, and read storybooks, at the Gilbert House children interact with science, and at the Parrish House children learn about Gilb…
90% 111 votes
600 Mission Street, Salem, OR 97302 MoreLess Info
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.
90% 248 votes
900 Court St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
The art-deco Trowbridge & Livingston designed Oregon State Capitol building contains four different types of marble. The building that houses the 1936 to 1938 is the third capitol building in Oregon.
95% 21 votes
Green Lot, Downtown Salem, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
Beginning in 1998, the Salem Saturday Market has since grown to be one of the largest market operations in the state of Oregon. Fresh and locally grown produce and flowers are available as are specialty food items from a variety of vendors.
96% 25 votes
7111 Spring Valley Rd. NW, Salem, OR MoreLess Info
Producing 13 different types of wine, the Witness Tree Vineyard is a winery that is situated on 100-acres of land. The winery has a tasting room and a spring wine club that offers discounts to members.
90% 30 votes
600 Mission St. S.E., Salem, OR 97302 MoreLess Info
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.
91% 69 votes
1313 Mill St. SE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
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.
88% 42 votes
6060 Bethel Heights Rd. NW., Salem, OR 97304 MoreLess Info
Since 1977 the gnarly, scrolling vines of the Bethel Heights Vineyard have been producing exceptional grapes for the wineries fine selections. The vineyard produce an array of varietals including a fruity pinot blanc and an earthy pinot noir.
89% 46 votes
900 State St, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
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.