About the Spokane Region
What makes a region a destination? Everyone has their own opinion. But when a place like the Spokane Region has it all, it's tough not to sing its praises. Blessed with a unique combination of outrageous outdoors and amazing attractions, incredible arts and delectable dining, and a historic past living seamlessly with a vibrant future, it's easy to see why Spokane is "Near nature. Near perfect."
Few places in the U.S. can lay claim to the vast amount of activities that the Spokane Region brings to the table. What's more, in Spokane it's all just a short drive away. From thrilling whitewater or downhill adventures, to inspiring art and powerful Broadway performances, the Spokane Region offers enough activities to pack any vacation calendar.
Exciting outdoors doesn't even begin to describe what the Spokane Region offers the recreation enthusiast. The Cascade and Rocky Mountains offer a haven for powder hounds in the winter and hikers and bikers in the summer. Seventy-six lakes and rivers offer countless opportunities for raging whitewater, classic kayaking, swimming and fantastic fishing. Prefer playing for par? Step up to the tee at one of 33 courses where challenging play pairs with unrivaled beauty creating an unforgettable golfing experience.
Amazed by the arts? Show some love to your artistic side with a trip to the Spokane Region. Broadway performances, intriguing art galleries, world-class museums and powerful stage performances are waiting to be discovered. Just have to shop? Satisfy your shopping sensation in sparkling new malls, unique boutiques, world-renowned department stores and eclectic antique galleries.