A River City.
The Spokane River flows through the
heart of Spokane and the falls are natural attractions.
A Recreation Playground.
Seventy five lakes, numerous
golf courses, four ski resorts and gardens galore
are located within 75 miles of Spokane.
A Cultural Center.
Spokane is home to the Spokane
Symphony and numerous musical, theatre and dance
troupes. Public artworks and numerous galleries
offer visual arts experiences.
A Big Name Entertainment
Broadway play companies
and famous entertainment perform in Spokane's
Opera House and other fine facilities.
A Place of History.
Cheney Cowles Museum can introduce
visitors to the historic development of the
A Place of Architecture.
Spokane abounds with historic
and significant architecture. Enjoy Spokane's
architectural evolution by taking one of our
walking or driving tours.
A Well Designed Metropolitan
It's easy to get around
in Spokane! You'll find everything you need
without worrying about traffic or congestion.
A City With Fine Accommodation
You'll find accommodation
in every price range and style in Spokane. Our
restaurants offer nearly every type of cuisine
A City Devoted to Fitness.
The World's largest timed running race, Bloomsday,
is held in Spokane. Our 37 mile Centennial Trail
along the Spokane River encourages people to
walk, jog or bicycle on the scenic route.
A City of Festivals
The Lilac Festival
is our annual springtime festival. Neighbor
Days, the Royal Fireworks Concert and other
events offer fun entertainment throughout the
An All America City.
Spokane was selected as an All-America City
June 12, 2005, in Atlanta, Georgia; selection
was made by the National Civic League. The three
projects that impressed the judges were:
Renaissance - $1.6 billion in new investment
- The Terabyte
Triangle – downtown occupancy created with
high-tech businesses and jobs. Over 133
tech based businesses exist in 93 fiber-connected
- The Youth
Empowerment Project – provides opportunities
for identified at-risk youth, placing their
energies toward goal setting and community
A Place Where People
You can expect
friendly smiles, helpful information and a warm
welcome in Spokane.