Things to do in Spokane
When it comes to beautiful natural sites, Spokane doesn't fall short of any. It is a perfect spot for biking, skiing, walking, or kayaking. The city also has a growing restaurant and bar scene and flourishing art industry. This incredible gem has a lot going on from annual festivals to simple celebrations of Spokane's iconic flower.
The Riverfront Park features the Spokane River and is a perfect place for young and young at hearts alike. You can start your day at the park by sliding down the handle of the interactive sculpture Red Wagon. This sculpture is large enough for 300 people.
Bing Crosby House Museum
Bing Crosby is one of the most well-known personalities who lived in Spokane, and his former home has now turned into a museum. You would want to visit this place that houses more than 200 collections, including an Oscar. Aside from being totally free, you would love to be here if you are a film and music enthusiast.
Manito Park is the city's gem. You will see different kinds of gardens in this 90-acre land, including a traditional Japanese garden, a rose garden, a formal English garden, and a perennial garden. If you come here in summer, you can enjoy Park Bench Café's food and live music.
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
This community-focused museum features the history of Spokane, including the Spokane Tribe. The museum also houses rotating exhibits such as Lego and the history of clothing. Northwest Museum offers something for every type of visitor. You can check out their special events and don't miss the iconic Campbell House to get a glimpse of the early Spokane life.
Centennial Trail is a 40-mile trail beginning at the Washington-Idaho state line and ends at Lake Spokane. If you want to see the beauty of Spokane, the Centennial Trail is the way to go. You can do it by walking, biking, or running. Whatever, the means, you will still find yourself in awe of Spokane's natural charm.
Are you up for a night filled with classical and contemporary music? Head to the Fox Theater where you can find the talented Spokane Symphony playing your favorite classics. Don't be surprised to hear them play music from ‘Star Wars' and Harry Potter' because they also have them on their playlist. Also, check out their outdoor concerts held throughout the year.
The Historic Davenport Hotel
This hotel held its grand opening in 1914 and provided shelter for well-known personalities like Amelia Earhart and Clark Gable. It was renovated in 2000 and regained its former glory. This luxurious hotel is a great place to have tea and a cup of coffee while admiring the decors around the mezzanine.
Watch the Spokane Indians in action in their home ballpark. People-watching? It's definitely good to try it here. Your summer won't be complete if you haven't watched the city's minor league baseball team while eating hotdogs.