From exploring Riverfront Park and tasting wines in the country to enjoying live music from local artists, there is no shortage of great activities to enjoy on your trip to Washington’s “Inland Empire.”
Explore Riverfront Park
Riverfront Park was created for the 1974 World’s Fair, and the Great North Clock Tower and the steel wire structure of what was once the United States pavilion United World Fair can be found in the center of this 100- acre park space.
Stop by during the summer months to watch outdoor concert series on the weekends, and don’t miss the Christmas and New Year celebrations that take place in the park in winter.
Cross the river on the SkyRide
Named one of the “12 Best Scenic Cable Tours in the World” by Conde Nast Traveler, Daily Traveler, and MSN in 2013, SkyRide is a unique Spokane experience.
Launched in the summer of 2018, this attraction now takes passengers to City Hall, slowly lowers them about 200 feet above the Huntington Park Nature Area, ventures under the Monroe Street Bridge, and finally passes directly through Spokane Falls. The trip lasts about 15 minutes in total; While it’s open year-round, the falls are bigger and better from March through June.
Learn at the Northwest Museum of Art and Culture
After crossing the Monroe Street Bridge, stop by the Northwest Museum of Art and Culture for a full day of educational exploration. Located in Spokane’s historic Browne’s Addition, this excellent museum features regional history and fine art. Also, to find more about painting, you can find out more at house painters Spokane.
In addition to the exhibits from the museum’s own collection, enjoy the ever-changing special exhibits featuring local Northwest culture and history. Admission to the museum includes a tour of Campbell House, the neoclassical home of the revival of prominent citizens of Spokane that is located next to the Museum of Art and Culture of the Northwest.