Encompassing Salem, as well as Polk and Marion counties, the Ale and Cider Trail and Passport program highlight the best of the local craft brew scene. Fresh ingredients provide the foundation for crisp, bold flavors that will entice the taste buds of beer lovers and cider aficionados alike. So come, take the time to discover what the Mid-Willamette Valley breweries and cideries have to offer. You will not be disappointed!
Trips and Tours
Marion or Polk Counties
A ride that winds west from Salem on Hwy. 22 to the towns of Rickreall, Monmouth and Independence. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to visit some interesting attractions and vineyards, ending your journey at the Buena Vista Ferry.
Cascadia Expeditions offers outdoor adventures, remarkable memories and massive amounts of fun. We specialize in rafting, kayaking, rock climbing and canyoneering expeditions here in Oregon. Our business office is located at 5060 SW Philomath Blvd. #209, Corvallis, OR 97333 but we provide adventure trips throughout the Willamette Valley.
Independence, OR ~ Willamette River
Mill City, OR ~ North Santiam River
Select one of our prearranged guided tours or customize a tour to see, experience, and embrace Oregon with fun filled activities.
420 NE 5th St.
McMinnville, OR 97128
Fully supported bike tours in scenic wine country near Salem, every Sunday in August. Riders visit wineries and enjoy a gourmet BBQ and wine tasting.
501 S Pacific Hwy., 99W
Rickreall, OR 97371
503-623-2405 or 800-291-6730
Your gardening experience at twelve flower/fruit businesses just north of Salem, Oregon. Our website lists each specialty business offering from iris to corn.
5690 Brooklake Rd. NE
Brooks, OR 97305
A relatively easy ride meandering through the streets of Historic Downtown Salem. The ride will take you by some of the historic and visitor-friendly sites Salem has to offer.
Star quality photography, videography, and aerial solutions. We offer guided photo tours all over the Willamette Valley, as well as our photographic, videographic, and drone services.
1448 12th S. SE
Salem, OR 97302
In Polk County, you can choose your own adventure. Whether you're seeking rolling hills or flat roads, in-town or out in the countryside, our routes are accessible year round and guaranteed to provide you with a picture perfect ride.
Our tours are private, the coach is yours for the day. Each tour is custom designed for your group. If you are looking for wine that isn’t leaving Oregon unless you take it home, we love doing that. Tours stop at 3 or 4 wineries selected just for the group, which offers a relaxed pace with plenty of wine.
This route starts and ends at Riverview Park in Independence. Over the route’s 45 miles, cyclists will be enjoy scenic views of Polk County’s landscape.
Crossing over the scenic Santiam River at two points, this route takes cyclists on country roads winding along farmland and through covered bridges and quaint small towns. There are several parks along the route where visitors can take a break, rest, have a picnic lunch and enjoy the outdoors.
Enjoy rolling through the lush farmland that surrounds the town of Stayton and Scio while visiting historic covered bridges. Encompassing 57 miles and six covered bridges, this route will give cyclists a little bit of a challenge.