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Salem overview

Salem is a luxury getaway distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and dining choices. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Clemson University. Make it a point to see sights like Devils Fork State Park and Keowee Key. A family-friendly area, Salem also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Salem

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Salem can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 49 hotels in the Salem area and you can shop as many as 13 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 16 2-star hotels with an average price of $48 per night
  • • 22 3-star hotels with an average price of $75 per night
  • • 9 4-star hotels with an average price of $129 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 2759 user reviews of Salem hotels: Three Pines View

How to get to Salem

Fly in to Greenville, SC (GSP-Greenville-Spartanburg Intl.), 42.9 mi (69.1 km) from downtown Salem.

What to see around Salem

Fun activities like football and skiing are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Gorges State Park
  • • Little John Coliseum
  • • Memorial Stadium
  • • Table Rock State Park
Its lakes, mountain views, and waterfalls are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Devils Fork State Park
  • • Oconee State Park
  • • Whitewater Falls
  • • Whiteside Mountain
  • • Highlands Biological Station
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Southern Wesleyan University
  • • Clemson University
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Keowee Key
  • • Sapphire National Golf Club
  • • The Village Green
  • • Highlands Playhouse
  • • Highlands Art Gallery

When to visit Salem

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 68°F day, 30°F night
  • • April-June: 89°F day, 43°F night
  • • July-September: 90°F day, 55°F night
  • • October-December: 77°F day, 30°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 14.2 inches
  • • April-June: 10.8 inches
  • • July-September: 12.8 inches
  • • October-December: 12.4 inches