Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
1503 South Rustle Road
Spokane, WA 99224
Phone: (509) 747-2021
Fax: (509) 747-5950
John A. Finch Arboretum is 65 acres of landscape that feature both regional and exotic plants. The arboretum is the perfect place for a walk or to learn about different plant species. There is a picturesque creek with a waterfall and bridge that runs through the arboretum. There is parking on site.
Coeur d'Alene Park is a charming Spokane park. The landscape is beautiful with tall trees providing ample shade for a picnic. There is ample street parking available.
Spokane architect Kirtland K. Cutter created the beautiful Campbell House in 1898. The stunning house was created with an English style and included a two story main house, a service wing and a carriage house. There are several tours available, including tours explaining the lives of the people who lived there and functional tours showing how items in the house worked.
Situated next to the gorgeous Lake Roosevelt is this family-run winery, specializing in Cabernet, Merlot and Sauvignon grapes. The perfect climate conditions and terroir produce bold red wines that have proven to be very popular with both locals and visitors. There are two tasting rooms - one in downtown Spokane and the other in Wilbur. Whitestone also holds many events throughout the year, including dinners at their shoreside vineyard. Check the website for more details.
Nettleton's Addition is a historic district that has preserved the beauty of its past. In the 1800s the area originally contained elegant homes of businessmen and in the early 1900s businesses began to grow around the houses. This district is perfect to walk though since the area contains several picturesque houses.
Grande Ronde Winery crushed its first Merlot and Cabernet grapes in 1997. Visit their tasting room to sample their current offerings.
The Spokane Club, conveniently located in downtown Spokane, is a members-only club that also prides itself on being intensely involved with local and community activities. It has an excellent health and fitness center, on-site hotel and dining facilities. It also organizes a wide variety of events for its members. Call for more information.
The US Post Office, Courthouse, and Custom House, serves the town of Spokane, Washington. Built in 1906 under the guidance of several top architects, the structure features a mix of architectural styles such as Beaux Arts Classicicsm, Late 19th and 20th Century Revival and Second Renaissance Revival. The historic building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
Fort George Wrigh was a military post that was constructed in 1897. It is named in the honor of General George Wright who bravely leaded the 9th Infantry Regiment in 1850s. The fort was used during important wars including World War I & II, Spanish-American War and Korean War. It was mostly utilized as a base for dispatching troops to different battle zones. In 1940, this fort was transformed into a place which housed a farm and a military hospital. Finally, in 1960 owing to surplus the government offered the land for sale and the Fort Wright College occupied the area. Currently, the fort and its adjoining area is referred to as Fort George Wright Historic District and comprises several historical buildings.
Named after J. M. Comstock, a former Spokane mayor, this mini park was opened in July 1938 and covers 21 acres (8.5 hectares) of greenery. Located in the quaint neighborhood of Comstock, the Comstock Park is a great recreational spot for the locals. Offering sports facilities such as softball and baseball fields, tennis courts, swimming, horseshoes and more, the park is a sports enthusiasts haven. Besides that it is also a popular picnic location and has a huge children’s playground. The park also hosts the annual Spokane Symphony on Labor Day. The well maintained landscape and the recreational facilities of Comstock Park makes it one of the best of its kind in the town.
One of the main entertainment hubs in Spokane, Riverfront Park provides great family entertainment while still having enough secluded spots for someone who just wants to enjoy nature. Many attractions and landmarks reside within the park, including the Looff Carousel, the historic Clock Tower, and the IMAX Theater. Take a turn around the park on the Spokane Falls Northern Railway, which makes a 40 minute loop around the park, showing off its natural beauty and great river views. Many of the city's popular family festivals take place here, especially in the summer, so make sure to check out their website for a calendar of events as well as hours of operation for all attractions.
Located in the center of Riverfront Park, the historic Looff Carousel is one of the park's most popular attractions for children and adults alike. The carousel was built in 1909 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In addition to the 54 horses, the carousel features 2 Chinese dragon chairs, 1 giraffe and 1 tiger. A small gift shop and concession stand is located next to the carousel. Hours vary seasonally so check the website before you visit.