Discover a selection of 144 vacation rentals in Salem, OR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $61 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Salem. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The artsy city of Salem awaits you

Take a vacation to Salem and enjoy the area's festivals, art galleries and wineries. Renowned for its university setting, gardens and museums, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Salem

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Salem has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Salem Riverfront Carousel (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Enchanted Forest Theme Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Willamette Valley Vineyards (8 mi / 13 km)
  • Eola Hills Wine Cellars (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Van Duzer Vineyards (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Wings and Waves Waterpark (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Salem

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Salem is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Salem Riverfront Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Minto-Brown Island Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Willamette River Walkway (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Oregon Garden (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Silver Falls State Park (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Champoeg State Park (22.2 mi / 35.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Salem

The nearest airport is in Portland International Airport (PDX), located 49.6 mi (79.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Salem, OR (SLE-McNary Field), which is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Salem Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Salem?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental in or around Salem that suits your style. Here are some of our favorites:

  • "240 State St Ne Loft B Salem Oregon "tiger Station Lofts" is a favorite with guests. Around 0.1 miles from Salem, it has 2 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities, including a kitchen island and a dryer.
  • "240 State St Ne Salem Oregon "tiger Station Lofts" also promises a memorable getaway, offering 2 bedrooms, a stovetop, massage treatments and more. It's around 0.1 miles from Salem.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Salem vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Salem?

Get far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life at one of our weekend getaways in or near Salem. Whether you want to hang out with buddies or spend time with the kids, there'll be something to suit your needs. These top-rated options are hard to beat:

  • "Wilbur Where's The Beach 1065 Wilbur St Se" is around 1 mile south of Salem and an ideal place to recharge your batteries. You'll enjoy the useful amenities here, including a porch and WiFi.
  • "The 3 Oaks @ 1133 17th Se Salem By" is another fantastic option to consider. It's located about 1 mile to the southeast of Salem and features a fridge, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Salem?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, perfectly suited for traveling couples or solo adventurers. Spend your days familiarizing yourself with the area and your nights kicking back in your comfy hideaway. These getaways in or near Salem will tick all the boxes:

  • One of our top picks is "Keizer Rapids Mini Estate - Near In". Lock in a few nights at this popular stay and you'll have access to air conditioning and a microwave oven.
  • Another fantastic property is "G And G Ranch Cottage On A Gated Property". Don't be fooled by its modest size — this comfortable apartment is loaded with convenient amenities like WiFi, off-street parking options and plenty more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Salem?

Whether you're looking for a chic apartment or a house to fit the entire family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Sneak in some downtime at one of these favorite picks in or near Salem:

  • Within close reach of central Salem, "The 3 Oaks @ 1123 17th Se Salem By" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not kicking back in your comfortable digs, get out and discover everything that's around you.
  • Another excellent option is "Salem, Or. Beautiful 3 Bed. 2 Bath. Daylight Basement. Mountain View. Pool And Spa". Round up your squad and enjoy a comfortable stay close to the heart of Salem.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Salem?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend trip. If you're longing to spend a couple of nights away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Salem that will set your hearts aflutter:

  • Located around 0.1 miles from Salem, "240 State St Ne Loft B Salem Oregon "tiger Station Lofts" is an ideal place for doting lovebirds. Beauty services and winery tours are some of the many amenities here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few blissful days sipping on bubbly and canoodling at "240 State St Ne Salem Oregon "tiger Station Lofts", around 0.1 miles from Salem. Massage services and winery tours will help set the mood.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Salem?

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Salem where you won't have to leave anyone off your invite list:

  • There's plenty of space to enjoy yourselves at "Charming Turn Of The Century Farmhouse Near Silver Falls State Park And Wineries". Around 14 miles southeast of Salem, this generous property has 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 14 guests. Top amenities include a nearby river and a chef.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending precious time with loved ones, and "3 Bedrooms, Pet Friendly And Optional Hot Tub" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 30 miles to the northeast of Salem, as many as 16 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A kitchen and a garden are among the various amenities you'll have at hand.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Salem?

A pool is often an all-important amenity when deciding where to spend your vacation, particularly if you've got kids in tow. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Salem and fill your days with frolicking and fun:

  • Get into vacay mode at "The Pacific Northwest House Near", where your main priority will be enjoying the pool. Amenities such as a microwave oven and childrens activities help make this retreat a favorite with guests.
  • "Large Family Friendly House On The Santiam River W" is the kind of place you go to get away from it all and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A video library and a toaster are also on hand to make your stay nice and comfortable.

Curious what the weather's like in Salem? It has a mediterranean climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 50 ºF to 80 ºF. If you'd like a little more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to check out our entire selection of Salem vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Salem?

It's always more fun when you share those precious memories with the ones you care about the most. Whether you're planning a family reunion or taking time out with your best friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental to suit your needs. Here are two of our best in and around Salem:

  • Get everyone together at "Spacious Home For Your Family And Friends To Enjoy", which has 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests. This getaway is around 6 miles to the north of Salem and features amenities such as cable/satellite TV services and a DVD player.
  • "Historic Silverton Home - 5 Br" also offers the space you need to connect with the ones you love. This property is around 13 miles to the east of central Salem and accommodates 11 guests in its 6 bedrooms. A garden and a porch will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

If you'd love to sightsee, there are lots of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your itinerary. Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion, Enchanted Forest Theme Park and Salem Riverfront Carousel are excellent places to start.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Salem?

Often situated in sought-after positions due to their smaller footprint, a one-bedroom vacation rental is a great choice for one or two travelers. Here's a quick taste of Vrbo's range in or near Salem:

  • It's true! Good things come in little packages, and "Quiet Room In The Heart Of The City" is no exception. This one-bedroom property is in a handy central location and offers guests amenities like a nearby waterfront and a nearby river.
  • "Cindy's Nook, Suite With Private Entrance And Sauna" is another comfy one-bedroom escape also a stone's throw from the center. When you're not out exploring your surroundings, make use of a garden, a fireplace and much more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Salem?

At Vrbo, we've got places in or near Salem to suit the most choosey of guests. Here are a couple of two-bedroom options for you to consider:

  • Heading up our list is "240 State St Ne Loft B Salem Oregon "tiger Station Lofts". This two-bedroom stay offers amenities like a kitchen and a nearby casino. You can easily visit Salem's exciting attractions from this comfortable pad.
  • "240 State St Ne Salem Oregon "tiger Station Lofts" is another terrific two-bedroom option in the Salem area. It features useful amenities like a kitchen and water sports activities.