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Don’t believe the hype.
Big cities are so hyped these days that you can’t go anywhere expecting more than the announced. Spokane is not of those cities. It’s a 210k population city in Washington State where nature plays a huge role for tourism. There’s so much more than what meets the eye in this Inland Northwest city. So, here’s the deal: if you’re adventurous, risk-taker, nature-lover or simply looking for fun, Spokane is your thing. Your secret thing.
Places to stay and relax
If you’re heading to Spokane to spend your holydays, The Davenport Hotel & Towercomes almost as a natural choice for its location downtown and services. This hotel is a place to stay and a landmark at the same time with its luxury atrium and elegant decoration. If you go on business check-in at the Oxford Suitesconveniently located contiguously to the convention center and well-known for the local cuisine. Hotel Lussois another outstanding option with its traditional decoration, its location downtown and the most famous Washington Cheeseburger. For those looking to ski while in Spokane the Red Mountain Resortnot only is located in the mountainside but has also excellent spa facilities or the Silver Mountain Resortwith everything you may wish for: a marvelous ski trail, a championship golf course and a huge waterpark.
Snow and mountain match in a perfect combo for Spokane’s visitors
Restaurants and wineries
As any countryside town, Spokane’s gastronomy is a must-try for any visitor. The main choice for local cuisine is the Wild Sage American Bistrowith prices ranging from 15 to 40 dollars – don’t get fooled by the price, though. The home specialties will make you feel special yourself. For a peculiar dinner try the Frank’s Dinerpraised all over the town for its atmosphere and warm décor. For the wine-lovers, the Arbor Crest Wine Cellarsis an award-winning, lovely winery famous not only for its juice but also for the splendid views from the cliff where it’s located. For a more picturesque winery look for downtown Barrister Wineryfamous for the finest red wine in all-Washington region.
Arts & entertainment in Spokane
Albeit it’s medium-size, Spokane has a great offer in the arts field. Known for being the Boeing home, the most praised Spokane museum is the Armed Forces & Aerospace Museumwith frequent and spectacular airfield exhibits. If it’s a family trip don’t think twice and take your kids to Mobius Kids Children’s Museumfor some great handmade toys and a lot of playtime together. Lillian Conn Antiques & Artis a gallery exclusively put up to exhibit tiny bronze-objects. On other hand, The Silver Elementis a gallery/shop packed with talisman jewels that will catch the eye of any visitor, made by a local artisan. And why don’t you and your family come to Spokane on late December enjoying the falling snow and the peculiar alcohol-free New Year’s Eve near the river with loads of performing artists and a fans-favorite fireworks display?
The aerospace industry is an important part of Spokane’s spirit
Design and country club for exclusivity seekers
Those in search for furniture design shops will be happy to visit Daniaand its mid-century furniture famous even on the other side of the boarder. If not completely satisfied, check The Tinroof design center and sit down with one of the available awarded designers to find the craft you ever dreamt of. If you fancy apparel boutiques don’t forget to check Zome Design and their clever, amusing outfits for a touch of exclusivity.
When the spring comes and the snow’s gone Spokane Country Club is one of those privileged places to be at. Located just outside town near the lakes area, the 100+ years club has a medium-difficulty golf course and wonderful natural pools that will leave you speechless.
Finally, if you’re done with reality checking, search for multi-awarded Twin Peaks director David Lynch, Spokane’s most notable resident.