Salem, OR 97301
+1 503 581 4325 (Tourist Information)
The capital of Oregon, Salem is a vibrant city located in and the county seat of the Marion County. Blessed with an idyllic natural backdrop, the city lies in the heart of the Willamette Valley, along the Willamette River. A city that is rich in history, Salem as a settlement first saw Native American residents of the Kalapuyan tribe, and many centuries later, around 1812, it saw the arrival of European settlers. The city was established in 1842 and it received the capital status in 1851. An economic and tourism hub, Salem has a lot to offer the discerning traveler, with several attractions placed around the city, and cultural events like the annual World Beat Festival and the annual Salem Art Fair being held here. To know more, do see the website.