Salem

Salem is the capital of Oregon. It is located in the center of the Willamette Valley alongside the Willamette River, which runs north through the city. Salem contains the volcanic Salem Hills in the south and is sandwiched by the 1,000 ft Eola Hills directly to the west and the 600 ft Waldo Hills to the east.

Salem

Salem is the capital of Oregon. It is located in the center of the Willamette Valley alongside the Willamette River, which runs north through the city. Salem contains the volcanic Salem Hills in the south and is sandwiched by the 1,000 ft Eola Hills directly to the west and the 600 ft Waldo Hills to the east.

Adventures

The Best 3 Hikes Near Salem

Salem is a great spot for hiking, and there are plenty of waterfalls, forests, and panoramic views just outside of the city limits.

The 4 Best Weekend Getaways in Oregon for Summer 2019

From breezy, salty-aired coast trips to remote mountain cabins, there are thousands of weekend getaways across Oregon. We’ve spent time curating our absolute favorites for this article to make sure you have the most fun possible this summer.