Holiday Destination: Liberty Lake, Washington

Liberty Lake is many things: the last stop in Washington before you cross into Idaho, a growing hub for manufacturing and tech businesses, a scenic place to live amongst parks, trails, and golf courses. And, increasingly, Liberty Lake is where you’ll discover new places to eat, shop and explore.

What started as a popular stint with area farmer’s markets has turned into a permanent location for Sweet Annie's Artisan Creamery. What sets them apart is their ingredients, including grass-fed, organic dairy in their ice cream and other ingredients from local producers.

Who doesn’t love flowers, especially as the weather turns colder and grayer? Find something that will bring cheer for any occasion at the Adorkable Flowers and Gifts, locally owned by a husband-and-wife team of Marine Corps veterans.

One of the newest breweries on-scene is Snow Eater Brewing Company, which opened this past year and is Liberty Lake’s first brewery. Help them celebrate with a pint of something from their kid- and dog-friendly taproom — inside or out on their patio.

Pizza gets an upgrade at Piccolo Artisan Pizza, adjacent to sister-business Hay J’s. Look for hand-tossed pies, done up with scratch-made ingredients. Dine-in at this cozy Mission Avenue spot for pizza, pasta, salads, and shareables or call ahead for takeout.

From the Inlander's 2021 Spokane Holiday Magazine. To read more Inlander coverage of the Inland Northwest, visit

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