Historic downtown Salem is located just of Interstate 81 at Exit 140. Stroll down to the Farmer's Market on Main Street, spend time antique shopping in a variety of shops, tour the Roanoke College campus and visit one of our locally owned eateries
The shops along Main Street in Downtown Salem are worth the visit. You'll find crafts, arts, antiques and more, easily accessible by foot as parking is ample and free. Salem's reputation as an antique mecca is both well deserved and growing. Visit each vendors and shops for a full appreciation. Consider a stop at the downtown Salem Farmers' Market, where area farmers and craftspeople sell their fruits, vegetables and seasonal treats. The market is open from 6:00 AM to dusk, Monday through Saturday, April through December.