This is where the old Northwest and the new Washington collide.
A city in the middle of reinventing itself, Spokane, Washington, brings the best of old and brand-new. Once a bustling farming and mining center, this metropolis of the inland Northwest boasts architectural marvels from yesteryear as well as modern delights that include a happening nightlife scene, locavore cuisine and one of the country’s most unique downtown districts. The city is centered around the largest urban waterfall in the United States, the highlight of Riverfront Park, which provides a year-round gathering place for locals and visitors alike.
- Browne’s Addition
- Downtown Spokane
- North Monroe
- South Perry
Lilac City’s oldest residential neighborhood is home to blocks of mansions from the area’s early boom years. In recent decades it has provided a scenic backdrop to a new generation of charming eateries and the Smithsonian-affiliated Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture.
Victorian Architecture, Restaurants, Museums
With the backdrop of the largest urban waterfall in the country, downtown Spokane offers every attraction to the traveler — concert and rock venues, standout craft breweries and shopping in both luxury stores and locally owned boutiques.
Parks, Nightlife, Shopping, Entertainment
The options for vintage and antique goods are seemingly endless here, with such standouts as Tossed & Found, 1889 Salvage Company and Atomic Threads Boutique.
Antiques, Thrifting, Dining, Breweries
Just south of downtown, South Perry was one of the first neighborhoods to catch the wave of Spokane’s revitalization. Now it’s home to funky shops like the Windfall Thrift Store, designer jewelry store Veda Lux Boutique and Lorien Herbs, which has an iconic windmill on its roof.
Bars, Restaurants, Vintage Stores
Stay in The Center of it All
Immerse yourself in your destination at these centrally located hotels.
Live Like a Local for a Weekend in Spokane, Washington
Explore the City’s Past
Check out the city’s glorious past with a stroll through the mansions of historic Browne’s Addition. Then find some glory to take home in the city’s booming thrift and antiques district, North Monroe.
Spend a Day at the Thundering Heart of the Action
Play in one of the nation’s most glorious urban areas, Riverfront Park, which boasts kayaking, rides and a beloved interactive goat statue. Then head in for shopping and gourmet eats at River Park Square or the downtown streets.
Encounter the Future in the Inland Northwest
Finish up the weekend in Kendall Yards, a neighborhood that combines chic eats, art and sustainable innovation. Toast the weekend from the outpost of an acclaimed local winery.