The Salem, OR territory was founded in 1842 and runs alongside the Willamette River region of the county. With a population of over 154,000 people, its the third largest city in Oregon.Home of the Oregon State fair since 1861, this town has a far-away-land feel to it, which mirrors other beautifully landscaped cities. There are museums, art galleries, a lion safari, children's parks, the Silver Falls State Park, Deep Woods Garden, and Saddle Mountain to name a few places to relax and enjoy the day.From the Oregon National Airport to hotels accommodations and guides, Salem Oregon's visitors and residents alike have smiles on their faces that other towns only dream about.
Enjoy the nightlife after putting the kids to bed at night and go to the nearby restaurants, walk along the waterfront, stroll through the pet-friendly parks, or just enjoy a peaceful evening watching the stars on a nearby roof. All these things and more are available to those exploring Salem, Oregon.The city of Portland can be called upon when a vacation spot that reflects the old and the new, is needed. From buggy rides to animal farms, from the petting zoo to exploring the rich hills, Portland, OR is home to the most diverse eclectic forms of entertainment and vacation spots.The Hallie Museum of Art, for example, which houses Asian, Native American, and European artifacts has been located in downtown Portland since 1998. The admission is low to free and it houses a great collection of Oregon pieces in a complete collection in 27,000 square feet of space with six galleries.
Another place to explore and experience in Portland, OR would be the Portland Family Market which is a craft fair, carnival, and has a food court. Take the family there and enjoy it together or go alone and experience the tranquility of solo exploration.With over 135 great hotels to choose from, Portland, OR will have just the right location for visiting needs. Whether the family plans to stay with relatives or on their own, choosing a hotel will be a pleasure.Take a trip to Portland, OR and experience the wilds and the tame; the open range and the city life. Make it a family vacation spot in summer or in winter. Enjoy!
Written by Lyndsey Morgan
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