Phoenix Inn Suites South Salem
Travel Blogs from Salem
Thursday I set out to do right what I failed to do on Wednesday. I leave work right at the bell, with my food and water already prepared. I drive east again on 22 for about an hour, then switch onto some lesser highways that make up the "scenic byway". I visited a high dam and walk around on it. The forests around are all very beautiful. Down the …
Some of the guys at the Salem office recommended that I visit a nearby park called Silver Falls State Forest. Shortly after 5, I took off in my rental car headed east on highway 22. The traffic becomes sparse not far from Salem. It seems like the core of Oregon runs straight up the Willamette Valley along I-5 from Eugene to Portland. As soon as …
Monday afternoon I began a business trip out to Salem, the capital of Oregon. My flight took me through Denver to Portland where I picked up my first ever rental car. The leg from Denver to Portland had a huge ridiculous story that I will re-tell on its own page sometime in the future. In any case, I made it to my hotel at near midnight, ready to …
My plan for Wednesday was to try to drive around the scenic byway farther to the east and maybe make it to McKenzie pass where the cascade range divides Oregon between east and west. After work I headed over to Target to get some food and then the gas station to fill up. Unfortunately my timing and skill at navigating Salem is poor enough that I …
... K. Polk. Hmmmm, seems to be a some sort of relationship here- Dallas, Polk. The city offers a 35 acre park and a Forest River RV manufacturing plant on the edge of town. R Pod lightweight travel trailers are manufactured here.
On the way home we stop at the Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge. The land was set aside to protect the Dusky Canada Goose as well as other species and native plants. We didn't see any geese but we did see a lot of egrets. And then, off to home.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility