Salem, Oregon Hotels and Travel Guide
Located along the Willamette River, Salem is Oregon’s capital city and an hour’s drive from Portland, the state’s largest city. If you’re looking for Salem, Oregon, hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
• Crossland Economy Studios Salem - North
Agriculture has always been important to Salem, and it remains a hub for the region’s farming communities and a major agricultural processing center. It’s farming roots make it the logical place for the Oregon State Fair, Salem’s biggest annual event held from the end of August through Labor Day.
Salem’s largest private employer, Salem Hospital, is just three and a half miles from the Crossland Economy Studios Salem – North hotel. A regional medical facility, Salem Hospital was ranked No. 1 in Oregon for overall heart services according to the 2009 Eleventh Annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America Study. Another Salem medical facility, the Oregon State Hospital, will be familiar to fans of the cult movie classic, “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” with Jack Nicholson.
Oregon’s State government is Salem’s largest employer. As the seat of state government, Salem is home to the primary offices of most Oregon state agencies. Within a short distance of the Crossland Economy Studios Salem – North are offices for the Oregon Department of Transportation, the Oregon Lottery, and the State Justice Department, among others.
Among Salem’s more dubious distinctions is that it is home to four state correctional facilities, including Oregon’s only maximum security prison, the Oregon State Penitentiary.
Just twelve miles from the Crossland Economy Studios Salem – North hotel is the town of Silverton, home of the Oregon Gardens. The Oregon Gardens has 20 specialty gardens containing 1,000s of plants. Also in Silverton is the historic Gordon House, the only house in Oregon designed by the legendary architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.
If you are a golfer, the Oak Knoll Golf Course in Independence, Oregon, is a picturesque 18-hole golf course with challenging greens surrounded by sequoia trees.
For a great Salem hotel, the Crossland Economy Studios Salem – North offers comfortable rooms at exceptional rates.