“What makes a region a destination?”

“Everyone has their own opinion. But when a place like the Spokane Washington region has it all, it’s tough not to sing its praises. Blessed with a unique combination of outrageous outdoors and amazing attractions, incredible arts and delectable dining, and a historic past living seamlessly with a vibrant future. From thrilling whitewater or downhill adventures, to inspiring art and powerful Broadway performances, the Spokane, WA Region offers enough activities to pack any vacation calendar.”

Spokane Facts

  • Spokane means “Children of the Sun” in the local native language
  • The Spokane region is home to 76 lakes
  • There’s a 100-block “Hot Zone” downtown where you can access free outdoor WiFi
  • There’s access to the Centennial Trail, a 37 mile pathway that leads to the Idaho state line
  • The Spokane region is home to more than 20 wineries
  • Spokane has earned the nickname “The Lilac City” and each year the Lilac Festival celebrates the coming of Spring
  • There are roughly 20 golf courses within driving distance of Spokane
  • The Spokane region has access to significant higher education facilities with universities like Gonzaga, Whitworth, Eastern Washington University, and Washington State & UW Medical extension campuses
  • Spokane’s motto is, “Near nature, near perfect”

Learn more about the Spokane / Inland Northwest region

Recommended Attractions

Spokane Falls

Riverfront Park

Manito Park

Silverwood Theme Park

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