About Salem


Let's have a look around into background of Salem
  • County: Polk, Marion
  • State: Oregon
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 44.944099
  • Longitude: -123.040283
  • Time zone: Pacific Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8 hours

Weather in Salem

  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to August

Location

Salem is a city in the US state of Oregon. Salem has a total population of 167,419 (2016 Census).

Distance from Salem center to Airport

Portland International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic & international passengers.

Driving Distance: 58 miles / 93 km

Driving Time: 62 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Portland International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Salem-Keizer Transit, Greyhound Lines

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Albany

Location

Albany is a city in the US state of Georgia. Albany has a total population of 73,801.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November
Tourist Attractions
  • Chehaw Park
  • Albany Museum of Art
  • Ray Charles Plaza




Dallas

Location

It is the one of the major cities of the state of Texas of the U.S.A. with a population of about 1,300,092 (2015 Census)

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November (Autumn)
Tourist Attractions
  • Old Red Museum
  • Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District
  • Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park

Emergency Contact Numbers in Salem city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: +1 503 460 4234 (Portland International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 503 561 5200 (Salem Health)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Salem.

  • Mt. Angel Wurstfest
  • Spring RV Show
  • Tulip Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Oregon Garden
  • Willamette Valley Vineyards
  • Powerland Heritage Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Salem Community Theatre
  • Elsinore Theatre
  • Pentacle Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Salem

  • Word of Mouth
  • Wild Pear
  • Annette’s Westgate Café

Top Shopping Centers in Salem

  • Salem Center
  • Greenfield Reliance Mall
  • Lancaster Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Bush House Museum
  • Salem Art Gallery
  • Bush’s Pasture Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Prime Rib – Best Little Roadhouse
  • Steak – Bentley’s Grill
  • Seafood – Newport Seafood Grill

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 4.25
  • Taxi: $ 3 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1192
  • Cheap meal: $ 13
  • Gasoline: $ 0.66 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 50
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