Sample Routes

Iris and lupine in bloom

Schreiner's Iris Gardens
3625 Quinaby Rd. NE
Salem, Oregon 97303
503-393-3232 or 800-525-2367
www.schreinersgardens.com
We invite you to visit our lush 10-acre display garden, just north of Salem, Oregon. Schreiner’s Iris Gardens is one of the World’s largest Iris growers and we are proud to be family owned. We have acres and acres of iris that bloom during May and are absolutely spectacular to see. The fields are colorful rainbows that attract the attention of travelers since our farm can be seen from Interstate-5. We encourage you to visit us during our May bloom season, however we are open and ready to greet you throughout the year.
Contact:  Steve Schreiner, iris@schreinersgardens.com
Group Size:  No maximum
Cost:  Free
Month(s) of Operation:  Year-round. Bloom Season is in May (best time to visit)
Bus Parking Available:  Yes
Handicap Accessible:  Yes
Public Restrooms Available:  Yes
Recommended Time Allotment:  1 hour

The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
Silverton, Oregon 97381
503-874-8100 or 877-674-2733
www.oregongarden.org
The Oregon Garden is one of Oregon's most popular destinations! While visiting you will discover thousands of plants that are displayed in more than 20 specialty gardens within the 80-acre garden. You will also find that The Oregon Garden is much more than a garden. We offer serene water features, garden art, wetlands with native birds, a playful garden just for kids, a 400-year-old Signature Oak tree and the Gordon House, the only house in Oregon designed by the legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. We welcome you to discover how easy it is to relax and soak in Oregon’s natural beauty at The Oregon Garden.
Contact:  Douglas Jenkins
Group Size:  No maximum, groups over 14 eligible for group rates
Cost:  Group rates November-March, $6 per person / April-October, $8 per person; Individual rate November-March, $8 adult, $7 senior & $6 student / April-October $10 adult, $9 senior, $8 student Children 7 and under are free (*all prices subject to change)
Month(s) & hours of operation:  May-September 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / October-April 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bus Parking Available:  Yes
Handicap Accessible:  Yes
Public Restrooms Available:  Yes
Recommended Time Allotment:  2 hours

LUNCH
Oregon Garden Resort
895 W Main St.
Silverton, Oregon 97381
503-874-2500 or 800-966-6490
www.oregongardenresort.com
Beautiful setting overlooking The Oregon Garden.

E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
5504 Hazel Green Rd.
Salem, Oregon 97305
503-393-1506
www.ezorchards.com
Your group will love E.Z. Orchards Farm Market – a true farm experience for groups of all sizes. Our 4th generation farm grows apples, pears, peaches, pumpkins and corn. We offer blossom tours in the spring and have a fun filled Harvest Festival each October with:  hay rides, Lewis & Clark theme corn maze, mountain men re-enactors, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, live bluegrass music, pony rides, and tasty fall treats. Summer months bring fresh fruit milk shakes, smoothies and delicious strawberry, blackberry and peach shortcakes. E.Z. Orchards has the best selection of Oregon and northwest gourmet food in the Willamette Valley. And we offer the finest local fruits and vegetables.
Contact:  John Zielinski, john@ezorchards.com
Group Size:  75-100 people November-September or up to 300 people in October
Cost:  Varies
Month(s) of Operation:  Year-round, Sundays only in October
Bus Parking Available:  Yes
Handicap Accessible:  Yes
Public Restrooms Available:  Yes
Recommended Time Allotment:  1 hour

Willamette Valley Pie Company
2994 82nd Ave. NE
Salem, Oregon 97305
503-362-8857
www.wvpie.com
If your group is ready for a mouthwatering experience they will find it at the Willamette Valley PieCompany. Let us treat you to the best from our land to your hands! We will teach you about the berry industry from farm to finished product. We'll take you through berry fields, show you our processing facility and guide you through the process of making our hand-crafted all-natural fruit pies. You'll even have an opportunity to enjoy a slice!
Contact:  Marlene Gunderson, info@wvfco.com
Group Size:  30 or less, 50-60 with advanced notice (group will be split)
Cost:  Free
Month(s) & hours of operation:  Year round, Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Sundays.
Bus Parking Available:  Yes
Handicap Accessible:  Yes
Public Restrooms Available:  Yes
Recommended Time Allotment:  1 hour

OVERNIGHT
Grand Hotel Salem (groups or FIT)
201 Liberty St. SE
Salem, Oregon 97301
503-540-7800 or 877-540-7800
www.grandhotelsalem.com

Shilo Inn Suites (groups or FIT)
3304 Market St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4001 or 800-222-2244
www.shiloinns.com

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.

Salem Area Gardens - Sample Tour

Silver Falls State Park
20024 Silver Falls Hwy. SE
Sublimity, OR  97385
503-873-8681 or 800-452-5687 (camping reservations)
www.oregonstateparks.org
Recommended Time Allotment: 3-4 hours
Electrical, tent sites, rustic cabins, waterfalls, group tent areas, group RV areas, youth camp, horse camp, canyon hiking trails, bike paths, and a historic lodge.

Lunch.
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.

The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
PO Box 155 (mailing)
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100 or 877-674-2733
www.oregongardenresort.com
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!

Bush's Pasture Park
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR  97302
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
A 90-acre park featuring nature trails, open green spaces, beautiful gardens and the only Soap Box Derby "Supertrack" west of Omaha, Nebraska. Home to Bush House Museum and Historic Deepwood Estate.

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Minto-Brown Island Park
2200 Minto Island Rd. (located off of River Rd. S)
Salem, OR 97302
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
This 900-acre natural area features 12 miles of paved and soft-surface walking/bicycle trails, reservable picnic shelter, and acres of crops dedicated to feed the wildlife.

Salem's Riverfront Park
200 Water St. NE (downtown Salem)
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
With acres of open green space, walking paths, and beautiful views of the Willamette River, this downtown event park is available for group use, concerts, and community festivals.

Dinner.
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).

Silver Falls State Park

Silver Falls State Park
20024 Silver Falls Hwy. SE
Sublimity, OR  97385
503-873-8681 or 800-452-5687 (camping reservations)
www.oregonstateparks.org
Recommended Time Allotment: 3-4 hours
Electrical, tent sites, rustic cabins, waterfalls, group tent areas, group RV areas, youth camp, horse camp, canyon hiking trails, bike paths and a historic lodge.

Lunch
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.

The Oregon Garden
879 W Main St.
PO Box 155 (mailing)
Silverton, OR 97381
503-874-8100 or 877-674-2733
www.oregongardenresort.com
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!

Bush’s Pasture Park
600 Mission St. SE
Salem, OR  97302
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
A 90-acre park featuring nature trails, open green spaces, beautiful gardens and the only Soap Box Derby “Supertrack” west of Omaha, Nebraska. Home to Bush House Museum and Historic Deepwood Estate.

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Minto-Brown Island Park
2200 Minto Island Rd. (located off of River Rd. S)
Salem, OR 97302
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
This 900-acre natural area features 12 miles of paved and soft-surface walking/bicycle trails, reservable picnic shelter and acres of crops dedicated to feed the wildlife.

Salem’s Riverfront Park
200 Water St. NE (downtown Salem)
Salem, OR 97301
503-588-6261
www.cityofsalem.net
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
With acres of open green space, walking paths and beautiful views of the Willamette River, this downtown event park is available for group use, concerts and community festivals.

Dinner
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).

Shopping Downtown Salem

Salem Center
401 Center St NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-364-0495
www.salemcenter.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 2-3 hours
Shop our great anchor lineup with Nordstrom, JCPenney, Kohl's and Macy's as well as over 80 specialty stores located downtown Salem.

Reed Opera House
189 Liberty St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-391-4481
www.reedoperahouse.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 1 hour
One of Oregon’s historic architectural treasures. Home to boutiques and 5 restaurants. Specializing in home furnishings, art, jewelry, hair styling and gifts.

Lunch and Shopping
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).

Lancaster Mall
831 Lancaster Dr. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-585-1338
www.LancasterMall.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 2-3 hours
Salem’s premier regional shopping center with 8 major stores and over 80 specialty stores, plus Regal Cinemas, conveniently located off I-5 on Lancaster Drive.

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Woodburn Company Stores
1001 Arney Rd.
Woodburn, OR 97071
888-664-SHOP
www.shop-woodburn.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 4 hours
100+ outlets north of Salem. Banana Republic, Polo Ralph Lauren, Columbia Sportswear, Nike, adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, and more! Opening spring 2009: J. Crew, Kenneth Cole.

Salem Area Wineries

Willamette Valley Vineyards
8800 Enchanted Way SE
Turner, OR 97392
503-588-9463 or 800-344-9463
www.WillametteValleyVineyards.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 1-2 hours
Founded in 1983 by Oregon native, Jim Bernau, a pioneering wine grower seeking to make elegant, classic Pinot Noir in a promising new wine growing region.

Honeywood Winery
1350 Hines St. SE
Salem, OR 97302
503-362-4111 or 800-726-4101
www.HoneywoodWinery.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 1-2 hours
Established in 1933, Honeywood is the oldest producing winery in Oregon and has over
75 years of experience in creating award winning varietal, specialty and premium fruit wines.

Lunch and Shopping.
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).

Cubanisimo Vineyards
1754 Best Rd. NW
Salem, OR 97304
(503) 588-1763
www.CubanisimoVineyards.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 1-2 hours
Our small winery offers wine tasting and vineyard tours daily, monthly salsa lessons and a gift shop. Come celebrate the wine experience with us, Cuban Style!

Eola Hills Wine Cellars
501 S Pacific Hwy. 99W
Rickreall, OR 97371
(503) 623-2405 or (800) 291-6730
www.eolahillswinery.com
Recommended Time Allotment: 1-2 hours
Eola Hills Wine Cellars offers a wide variety of award winning wines at an affordable price. Our tasting room is open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Van Duzer Vineyards
11975 Smithfield Rd.
Dallas, OR 97338
503-623-6420 or 800-884-1927
www.vanduzer.com 
Recommended Time Allotment: 1-2 hours
Pinot Noir tasting room open daily 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Picnic tables available. Enjoy spectacular views of Van Duzer Corridor and NWR Baskett Slough. Tours by appointment.