Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Salem

The lake, waterfalls and mountains display a scene truly unique to Salem. This city's canoeing, boating and golfing draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Salem

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Salem a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Keowee Key (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Sapphire National Golf Club (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Walker Golf Course (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Highlands Country Club (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Old Edwards Club (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Salem

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Salem is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Devils Fork State Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Lake Keowee (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Lake Jocassee (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Oconee State Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Gorges State Park (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Whiteside Mountain (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Salem

The nearest airport is in Greenville, SC (GSP-Greenville-Spartanburg Intl.), located 42 mi (67.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Salem?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 382 holiday lettings around Salem. From 228 Houses to 52 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Salem?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Salem:

  • Mirror Lake: 211 holiday homes
  • Normandy Shores: 26 holiday homes
  • Wildwood Mountain: 22 holiday homes
  • Bear Lake Reserve: 29 holiday homes
  • Highlands Hills: 102 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Salem?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Salem. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Devils Fork State Park: 1,168 holiday lettings
  • Victoria Valley Vineyard: 677 holiday lettings
  • Highlands Art Gallery: 1,315 holiday lettings
  • Cliffside Lake Recreation Area: 1,328 holiday lettings
  • The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts: 1,310 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Salem listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Salem?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 228 Houses in Salem. Our other popular types of Salem holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 60 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Salem?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 93 holiday homes with pool available in Salem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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