- 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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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
87% 38 votes
5657 Zena Road NW, Salem, OR 97304 MoreLess Info
St. Innocent Winery of Salem focuses on creating exceptional Pinot Noir wines. The winery features a tasting room that is open daily as well as winemaker lunches for culinary and wine tourists.
74% 31 votes
Wheatland Rd., Salem, OR MoreLess Info
The Willamette Mission State Park is the site of the first mission for Native Americans. The park features 16 miles of trails for hiking, horseback-riding, and biking, picnic areas with walnut and filbert trees, volleyball, horseshoes, softball, soccer, and boating.
2565 Riverside Rd. S., Salem, OR 97306 MoreLess Info
Established in 1982, the Ankeny Vineyard is a winery and vineyard that specializes in the production of Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay. Tasting of the wines produced is available to the public as well as by private appointment.
78% 36 votes
3893 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR 97302 MoreLess Info
At Northern Lights Theatre Pub, visitors can watch the newest films while enjoying a bite to eat. The menu includes alcoholic beverages and meals like wraps, salads, burritos, and hamburgers.
88% 24 votes
116 Marion St NE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
The Gilbert House Children's Museum is composed of three historic Victorian buildings that host hands-on, interactive exhibits for children, most notably, a 52 feet high erector set tower. The museum also offers summer camps, party packages, and outreach programs.
80% 30 votes
1754 Best Rd NW, Salem, OR 97304 MoreLess Info
Cubanisimo Vineyards is nestled among the snow capped mountains of Salem, Oregon. Distinguished by a pronounced Cuban identity, the winery offers a variety of wines paired with Cuban tapas, and even hosts Cuban dance lessons.
83% 24 votes
2995 Michigan City Lane N.W., Salem, OR 97304 MoreLess Info
Opened in 2005, the Redhawk Vineyard is a winery that specializes in the production of a number of wines, including Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay. The vineyard offers tasting of its wines daily.
85% 13 votes
8500 Hopewell Rd. NW, Salem, OR MoreLess Info
With panoramic views of the hillside, Stangeland Vineyards offers visitors a wide variety of wine to sample, from Gewurztraminer to Pinot Noir. The tasting room also has several vintages from 2008 to try.
82% 11 votes
189 Liberty St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
Located in downtown Salem, the Capitol City Theater hosts a professional comedy and improvisational troupe. The group presents 90 minute improv shows with interactive performance games. The theater also offers classes and corporate programs.
92% 12 votes
1865 Bill Frey Dr NE, Salem, OR 97301 MoreLess Info
At Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, visitors can take advantage of amenities like a rock climbing wall, indoor pool, and fitness center. The aquatics facility features a three story, lighthouse themed water slide with a zero entry water playground.