Spokane County

Top 5 Lakes to Paddle in Spokane

Top 5 Lakes To Paddle In North Spokane

2024 is the year to explore close to home, and in the Spokane area we are luckier than most in that there are so many options for recreation. One great…

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The Best Brunch Spots in Spokane

Spokane is known for its Riverfront Park and stunning architecture, but what about food? Join Explore Washington State contributor Molly Lindquist as she takes you on a journey through 7…

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Visiting Spokane’s South Perry Neighborhood

If you head south from Spokane’s downtown, you’ll come across the vibrant South Perry neighborhood. Here you’ll find a wellness bar, a brewery, thrift shops, a bakery, a coffee shop,…

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Visiting Five Hikes and Parks Around Spokane

The Eastern Washington cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley are surrounded by parks, trails and natural beauty. Here are five favorite parks and hikes around Spokane. Contents1 Mirabeau Park 2 Beacon…

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The Many Lakes to Kayak and Fish Around Spokane

This was a hard article to write because in the Pacific Northwest there are so many great areas to explore and there are not just a few things here or…

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Spokane Coffee Shops: Our Top 9 List

There have been some changes in the Spokane coffee scene in the past year, and now that things are slowly re-opening, I decided to revisit my list of the best…

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Spending a Day in Downtown Spokane

Where To Eat and Drink Spokane’s culinary scene has exploded in the last few years. From fine dining to casual there is something for every taste. Because we are concentrating…

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Eight Must-Visit Bakeries in Spokane

For those of us with a sweet tooth in Spokane, or for those visiting, there are a variety of candy stores, ice cream shops and coffee shops ready to serve…

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Hiking the Liberty Lake Loop Trail

Hiking the Liberty Lake Loop Trail is a magical, zen experience. It is one of my favorite trails to hike. The filtered sunlight in the deep forest, tinkling stream, and…

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Visiting Green Bluff Farms Near Spokane

Every farm tells a story. The opening page tribute is an act of deference to the long-standing legacy of farming, the prologue an establishment of an idea or dream. Chapter…

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Hiking Riverside State Park Bowl & Pitcher

If you’d like to get away for the day and go hiking, whether for an easy few miles, or a 55-mile trek, look no further, Riverside State Park Bowl &…

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Exploring Spokane With Kids

Spokane has grown into a kid-friendly city in recent years and it always seems to be getting better. Between Downtown Spokane, North Spokane and South Spokane, there is always something…