Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Salem

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Salem. This welcoming city is known for its university setting, sporting events and mountain views. Virginia Museum of Transportation and Harrison Museum of African-American Culture are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Salem

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Salem a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mill Mountain Zoo (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Valhalla Vineyards (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Splash Valley at Green Ridge Recreation Center (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • River's Edge Sports Complex (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • City Market Building (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Hopkins Planetarium (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Salem

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Salem is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • River's Edge Sports Complex (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Dixie Caverns (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Mill Mountain Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Carvins Cove Natural Reserve (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Carvins Cove (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Read Mountain Preserve (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Salem

Fly into Roanoke, VA (ROA-Roanoke Regional), the closest airport, located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Salem, VA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 200 vacation rentals around Salem. From 21 cabin rentals to 134 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Salem?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Salem. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Haley Toyota Field at Salem Memorial Ballpark: 40 vacation rentals
  • Salem Civic Center: 42 vacation rentals
  • Dixie Caverns: 75 vacation rentals
  • Moyers Sports Complex: 53 vacation rentals
  • Salem Memorial Football Stadium: 40 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salem listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Salem?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 21 Cabins in Salem. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Salem include:

  • Houses: 134 rentals available
  • Cottages: 21 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 21 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Salem?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Salem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.