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Independence overview

Independence is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Families can spend some quality time at Enchanted Forest Theme Park and Salem Riverfront Carousel. There's plenty to explore, including local sights like Western Oregon University and Jensen Arctic Museum. Independence is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Independence

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Independence can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 53 hotels in the Independence area and you can shop as many as 14 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 20%.
  • • 27 2-star hotels with an average price of $50 per night
  • • 23 3-star hotels with an average price of $80 per night
  • • 2 4-star hotels with an average price of $102 per night

How to get to Independence

Fly in to Salem, OR (SLE-McNary Field), 9.5 mi (15.2 km) from downtown Independence. Portland, OR (PDX-Portland Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 59.2 mi (95.3 km) away.

What to see around Independence

Outdoor activities are on hand like sporting events and running along with attractions such as:
  • • Salem Armory Auditorium
  • • Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion
  • • Gill Coliseum
  • • Reser Stadium
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Enchanted Forest Theme Park
  • • Salem Riverfront Carousel
  • • A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village
  • • Osborn Aquatic Center
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Western Oregon University
  • • Willamette University
  • • Corban College
  • • Chemeketa Community College
  • • Oregon State University
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Jensen Arctic Museum
  • • Willamette Valley Vineyards
  • • Orchard Heights Winery
  • • Bush Barn Art Center
  • • Bush's Pasture Park

When to visit Independence

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 59°F day, 34°F night
  • • April-June: 78°F day, 39°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 45°F night
  • • October-December: 71°F day, 33°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 14.5 inches
  • • April-June: 6.5 inches
  • • July-September: 2.2 inches
  • • October-December: 16.4 inches