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Top Choice Southern US in Spokane

Casper Fry

Opened in 2012, this pub-style brick eatery with rustic polished wood tables serves state-famous, upscale Southern comfort food worth the drive to Spokane. Homegrown and culinary artistry are the philosophies behind…
Sports in Spokane

Bloomsday Run

It is said that Spokane breeds two sorts of citizens: those who run Bloomsday and those who watch. Born out of the 1970s running craze, the annual 12km May dash, the Bloomsday Run, regularly garners 40,000 to 50,000…
Landmark in Grand Coulee Dam Area

Grand Coulee Dam

The Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center details the history of the dam and surrounding area with movies, photos and interactive exhibits. Free guided tours of the facility run on the hour 10am to 5pm May to September, a…
Pizza in Spokane

Flying Goat

This place is always packed with happy diners noshing on the city's best pizzas and knocking back craft beers. Thin-crust artisanal pies come in creative combos like green-curry chicken (the 'D Street,' recommended)…
Northwestern US in Spokane

Wild Sage American Bistro

The intimate yet simple decor and fresh local ingredients, creatively and elegantly prepared, get Wild Sage consistently rated as one of Spokane's top dining spots. The cioppino, goat's-cheese-stuffed chicken and co…
Fusion in Spokane

Mizuna

Located in an antique brick building, the simply furnished Mizuna is well known for its specialties, such as quinoa meatloaf and pan-roasted organic chicken, as well as an extensive vegetarian menu. Wash dinner down…
Coffee in Spokane

Atticus Coffee

A place of literature, arty gifts, brick walls and high ceilings, this bookish, bright and convivial cafe serves up an amazing selection of loose teas and equally good coffee.
Sports in Spokane

Hoopfest

An enormous outdoor basketball tournament held at Riverfront Park and in the downtown streets in late June.
Park in Spokane

Riverfront Park

The site of the 1974 World's Fair and Exposition, this park has numerous highlights, including a 17-point Sculpture Walk and the scenic Spokane Falls. A short gondola ride, the Spokane Falls SkyRide takes you direct…
National Park in Grand Coulee Dam Area

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

Dry, sunny weather prevails here, drawing people to camp and play on the lake's southern white-sand beaches. As the lake inches its way north to Canada, the desert cliffs and high coulee walls give way to rolling hi…