Salem Area Family Fun

Gilbert House Children's Museum

Gilbert House Children's Museum
116 Marion St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-371-3631 or 800-208-9514
www.acgilbert.org
Recommended Time Allotment: 2-3 hours
Located in downtown Salem’s Riverfront Park, this hands-on children’s museum promotes learning through fun, interactive exhibits in the sciences, arts and humanities.

Salem’s Riverfront Carousel
101 Front St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-540-0374
www.salemcarousel.org
Recommended Time Allotment: 30 minutes-1 hour
Old-world style carousel housed in a beautiful building on the banks of the Willamette River in Salem, Oregon. $1.50 per ride.

Lunch
Historic Downtown Salem
Roughly bounded by Chemeketa, High, Ferry, and Front Streets.
Recommended Time Allotment: 2 hours
Visitors appreciate historic downtown’s beautiful architecture, mix of delicious eateries, unique shops, art galleries, salons, and major department stores. Entertainment and walking tours available (self-guided).

Enchanted Forest
8462 Enchanted Way SE
Turner, OR 97392
503-363-3060 (hours & info) or
503-371-4242 (office contact)
www.enchantedforest.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 2-3 hours
Fun for all ages! Biggest log ride in the Northwest, Storybook Lane, Western Town, English Village, haunted house, water-light show, rides and much more!

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The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
PO Box 155 (mailing)
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100 or 877-674-2733
www.oregongarden.org
Recommended Time Allotment: 2-3 hours
Experience The Oregon Garden’s 20 specialty gardens and spectacular vistas. Enjoy events year-round including Earth Day, Brewfest, car shows, summer concerts, seasonal festivals, and more!

Dinner
Contact Travel Salem for recommendations or review the dining section of TravelSalem.com.
181 High St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4325 or 800-874-7012
Salem offers dining for all likes and price ranges. From Chinese cuisine to Italian elegance, Salem has it and more.

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Baseball Game
Volcanoes Stadium

6700 Field of Dreams Way NE
Keizer, OR 97303
503-390-2225 ext. 3007
www.volcanoesbaseball.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 3 hours
Professional Baseball. Class A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Fun, family friendly, affordable entertainment. $7 tickets. Immediately adjacent to Interstate 5 at exit 260B.

Additional Resources

Free 2017 Travel Salem Visitor Guide