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Sightseeing Salem, Silverton, Sublimity & Beyond

Created by azsunluvr on May 21, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

13 Reviews
1 Story

My father lives in a care facility in tiny Gates, Oregon. As age-related dementia claims his mind and body, his children make short visits that limit his confusion. My brother and I used Salem as base camp for exploring the triangle between Portland, Salem, and east to Detroit Lake.

Bush's Pasture Park: (A)sahel to Ga(Z)ebos

Created by Migin on February 20, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

Bush Park is 90.5 acres of rolling open meadows, tree copses, a creek, two Victorian era homes-cum-museums (with greenhouses), flower beds, rose garden, flowering shrubs, art gallery, lighted tennis courts, and many recreational features. It hosts a number of events throughout the year.

Cherry City and Irises, a Tale of Two Capitols

Created by Migin on December 29, 2003 Best of IgoUgo

9 Reviews

Salem, Oregon’s capital, sharing a border with Keizer to its north, offers governmental and historical sites, but also festivals and parks. 45 miles south of downtown Portland, they are conveniently located for excursions into the greater Willamette Valley.

Wine-Tasting in the Willammette Valley

Created by Tavia on January 2, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

2 Reviews
6 Stories

During our summer road tour of the Pacific Northwest, we spent a night in Salem and then took the back roads north to Portland the next day, passing dozens wineries and stopping at several along the way.

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jasper point

Created by kallmekool on August 24, 2002

1 Review

one of the best parks to visit if your in salem

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Salem, OR

Created by Judy on October 15, 2000

3 Reviews
2 Stories

The Capital of Oregon, Salem is the home of Willamette University, the Oregon State Fair, historical homes, orchards, gardens and wineries.



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