Silverton on a Dime

Enjoy a budget-friendly vacation!

Silverton Mural featuring Silver Falls State Park waterfall
Fireside Lounge at the Oregon Garden Resort

Silverton, OR, located just south of Portland in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley, is an ideal getaway off the beaten path! Visitors can enjoy learning about the local history, and trying the delicious local cuisine, beer and wine while taking in the breathtaking views. Travel can cost a pretty penny, but if you do it right, you can enjoy your time in Silverton without breaking the bank. Here are some suggestions for the budget-friendly traveler in Silverton:


  1. Stay at Oregon Garden Resort. From romantic getaways and family vacations to girls’ spa escapes and more, the Oregon Garden Resort offers an unforgettable relaxing destination with special offers! You can enjoy a stay surrounded by the beauty of the Willamette Valley without going over your budget. The best part? Right now, you can save 25% on rooms until March 30th, 2023 with the special code WINTER.


  1. Visit the Silverton Farmers Market. On Saturdays from 10am-12:30pm (winter hours) you can discover great discounted shopping at the Silverton Farmers Market! Enjoy quality, locally crafted products at a fair price. Items you can find at the Market include soaps, fused glass, houseplants, t-shirts and of course great produce!


  1. Take advantage of some of the great happy hours around town! Here are a few favorites:

  • The Fireside Lounge (895 W. Main Street): Located just a minute from your hotel room is the Fireside Lounge at the Oregon Garden Resort! No need to drive, because with the lounge just being steps away, it’s almost too convenient to not stop in for a few drinks. The Fireside Lounge offers delicious bites like the crowd-favorite coconut prawns and warm spinach artichoke dip on their happy hour menu. Visit between 3-5pm or 9-10pm to take advantage of their daily happy hour specials. See the menu here.

  • Magnolia Grill (310 N. Water Street): Enjoy cocktails and a snack right in historic downtown Silverton! Magnolia Grills offers happy hour discounts on appetizers, house wine and select cocktails Tuesday - Saturday from 2:30pm-5pm. You have to try their fresh margarita and brisket tacos! Afterward, explore local shops and take home a piece of Silverton with you. See the menu here.


  1. Take the Silverton Mural Society Walking Tour. A self-guided tour that takes you to 22+ hand-painted murals around town! Throughout the years, the hand-painted murals have evolved into a free outdoor museum that gives you a peek into the rich history of our small town! The murals depict key events and people throughout Silverton's history. You can take a virtual audio tour of the murals with the free app


We’re sure if you build your trip’s itinerary around some (or all) of these ideas you will have a great time and get to experience the best of what Silverton has to offer, all while sticking to your budget!