Spokane In The News

We could brag all day about Spokane, but it's so much better when people do it for us. Here's a list of some of the most recent press by writers and publications who found our region delightful.

Spokane In The Press

Top 25 Best Places to Live Out West | Livability.com

"Spokane, WA, is a Pacific Northwest gem filled with cool mid-century architecture, cute coffee shops and an exciting culinary scene with lots of breweries, wineries and tasting rooms. Plus, the city is a haven for outdoor adventure seekers..."

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Spokane Doesn't Suck, Really! | TheDailyBeast.com

"Spokane is more than just Washington's second-largest city. It's an accessible city that balances the outdoor world with a food scene ready for the hungry after a day in the sun. To borrow from an unofficial city slogan: 'Spokane Doesn't Suck'"

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The 30 Best Places to Retire in the US | HGTV.com

"Spokane boasts what many retirees are seeking: a midsize, walkable city populated with creative types and a robust food scene, relaxed pace, proximity to nature, beautiful scenery, quality healthcare and a lower cost of living. As with other picks on this list, Spokane offers a small-town vibe with big-city advantages, from touring Broadway shows to the Spokane Symphony"

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Escape Plan: Spokane | PassportMagazine.com

"Whereas other cities have fallen victim to chains, big boxes, and franchises, Spokane has carved out its own path, remaining unique, special, and incredibly cool."

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25 Most Underrated Cities in the U.S. | BoboAndChichi.com

"One of the best parts about Spokane is that you have a stunning, thunderous waterfall that traverses through the center of the city along with a backdrop of mountains - which is just the most picture-perfect setting for a city!"

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13 Best Spots for a Classic American River Float | Fodors.com

"The Spokane River stands out for its close proximity- there's no need to drive an hour to find these refreshing river waters."

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100 Best Places to Live in the U.S. in 2022 | Livability.com

"Spokane, WA (#66) is a Pacific Northwest gem filled with cool mid-century architecture, cute coffee shops, and an exciting culinary scene with lots of breweries, wineries, and tasting rooms."

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The Most Iconic Diner in Every State | MSN.com

"No ticket needed for Frank's Diner--a historic railcar-turned-restaurant in Spokane--just a big appetite."

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The 16 Best Sunset Hikes in America | TravelAndLeisure.com

"Eventide awe awaits with unobstructed Western-facing sightlines on High Drive Bluff Trail in Spokane, WA."

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Best Restaurants In Washington State | SeattleMet.com

"The world is full of cheffy tacos, but Travis Dickinson’s layers of flavor (and the $5 price tag) put Cochinito’s in a stratosphere of their own...Chefs Dylan Gilbert and Chong Vang [of Inland Pacific Kitchen] bring a host of seasonal ingredients into impressive harmony...[About Gander and Ryegrass] whatever the time of day, this just might be the best meal in Spokane."

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10 Best Rooftop Bars in Winter | USAToday.com

"There are few places where you can sit outside in Spokane in the winter months, but The Davenport is one of them. The posh property’s grand terrace has six heated igloos, including the 10-person Polar Party Igloo."

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Washington: Sustainability in Air, on Land and by Sea | SmartMeetings.com

"Want the best of both small-town Northwest and a culturally rich city? Spokane strikes that balance. Spokane Convention Center is Silver LEED-certified and has implemented eco-friendly infrastructural components and sourcing policies."

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6 Off-The-Beaten-Path Snowshoe Trails with Unique Landmarks | SeattleTimes.com

"Located inside Washington’s largest state park, Mount Spokane State Park, Quartz Mountain is ideal for a late season snowshoe hike."

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3 Day Itinerary for Spokane, Washington | The Passport Chronicles

"I love when a place can really surprise me... Spokane is a little gem of a city. A very clean, modern city with loads of nature laced throughout it. The city literally has its own waterfall in the middle of it."

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Find Your Favorite Budget-Friendly Weekend Getaway in Every State | Yahoo! Finance

"Venture from Washington’s west coast and you’ll find a city with outdoor activities for every season, amazing restaurants, and a plethora of fun things to do for both kids and adults."

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5 U.S. Cities You Don't Know, But Should | The Discoverer

“...One of Washington’s best-kept secrets can be found in Spokane on the eastern, 'sunny' side of the Evergreen State... Outdoor enthusiasts will find four seasons of fun with extensive hiking, cycling, and kayak trails, while fans of snow sports can enjoy five ski resorts."

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5 Ways to Spend Spring Break in the State of Washington | Outdoors NW

"Spokane is a family-friendly city that’s affordable, beautiful, and easy to navigate. Let’s face it, trying to please the entire family while you’re on vacation can be challenging. Spokane has plenty of things to do to satisfy the mercurial toddler, surly teenager and hard-to-impress grandparents."

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A Winter Dog Friendly Guide to Spokane | LongHaulTrekkers.com

"There are tons of dog-friendly trails for running, hiking, and mountain biking. In the winter, there are several areas within a 45-minute drive from downtown where you can go Nordic skiing and snowshoeing with your pup."

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