Destination guide

The charming area of Independence awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Independence with a stay in a private vacation home. This romantic city allures visitors with its restaurants and shopping. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Independence

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Independence a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Willamette Valley Vineyards (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Enchanted Forest Theme Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Orchard Heights Winery (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Honeywood Winery (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Historic Deepwood Estate (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Salem Riverfront Carousel (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Independence

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Independence. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bush's Pasture Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Salem Riverfront Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Peavy Arboretum (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • McDonald Dunn Forest (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Timber-Linn Memorial Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Willamette Park (21.1 mi / 33.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Independence

Fly into Salem, OR (SLE-McNary Field), the closest airport, located 9.5 mi (15.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Corvallis, OR (CVO-Corvallis Municipal), which is 23.7 mi (38.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Independence?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 95 vacation rentals near Independence. From 55 Houses to 15 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Independence for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Independence?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Independence. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Wings of Wonder: 133 vacation rentals
  • Eola Hills Wine Cellars: 105 vacation rentals
  • Willamette Valley Vineyards: 111 vacation rentals
  • Oregon State University: 66 vacation rentals
  • Western Oregon University: 123 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Independence?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 55 Houses in Independence. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Independence include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 15 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Independence?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Independence. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.