Best Places to Live

Salem, OR

Population: 160,008
Jeff Adkins

See the city of Salem, OR, with with a ride through the impressive Riverfront Park. It's a great place to start or end a ride through this bike-friendly town. The 23-acre park runs along the Willamette River, with biking trails and lots of outdoor activities available. Bike down for the Summer Movies in the Park series or to the serene Riverfront viewing areas, or see the sights for yourself on your personal bike tour.

Distance: 2-10 miles

Difficulty: Easy (paved pathways)

Don't Miss: The Eco Earth Globe, a large art piece depicting the globe

Salem, OR, also made our top 10 film festivals list.