City Center, 21.94 mi
1020 Plantation Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
City Center, 21.95 mi
395 Old Franklin Turnpike
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Cherished for its warm, friendly residents and contemporary sporting facilities, Salem, Virginia, has been called the championship city. Salem's Civic Center is host to more than 70 NCAA Championships, while Salem Football Stadium has been home to the Southwestern Virginia Educational Classic since 2007. With its mild winters and warm, humid summers, Salem is the perfect destination any time of year.
Salem has a widespread reputation for its antiques, so don't pass up the opportunity to browse Main Street. Stroll past dozens of inviting boutiques and visit the Salem Farmers Market for fresh produce and handmade crafts. Explore the wonders and natural beauty of Dixie Caverns 365 days a year, or if you like baseball, don't miss a minor league game with the Salem Red Sox, an Advanced Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.
Salem features a variety of high-quality, comfortable inns, motels, and lodges, from budget accommodations to grand resorts, where you can lay your head after a day of vacationing. Try one of Salem's bed and breakfasts for a romantic getaway, or enjoy the great outdoors and go camping. Celebrate old-fashioned hospitality in Salem and discover what makes this region of Virginia so unique.
Conveniently located off Interstate 81, Salem is in Virginia's Blue Ridge area. The closest major airport is Roanoke Regional Airport, just 12 minutes by car. The airport offers a shuttle service and several rental car counters. You can also hail a taxi from the airport or take the city's Smart Way commuter bus service into downtown.