Beyond the walls of The Davenport Grand Hotel lies a region that truly has it all – a destination as diverse as those who come here. Spokane is a cosmopolitan city with vibrant shopping, arts, craft beer and wine districts. Stunning natural beauty surrounds the city in every direction. By day, you can amp up the adrenaline while whitewater rafting down the Spokane River or skiing spectacular Rocky Mountain slopes. Later, take in a relaxing day of shopping or evening of entertainment at one of the many theaters or music venues. For guests who seek the ultimate travel experience, there’s no shortage of things to do in Spokane. Learn more about the adventures just beyond The Davenport Grand’s doorstep below.
Minutes from any of The Davenport Collection Hotels, you’ll find a natural playground in every direction. The popular Centennial Trail and Riverfront Park are within walking distance. The Cascade and Rocky Mountains draw skiers in the winter and hikers and bikers in the warm months. Seventy-six lakes and multiple rivers, one of which flows through the heart of downtown, offer everything from whitewater rafting and kayaking to swimming, boating and extraordinary fishing. Is golf more your thing? Step up to the tee at one of 33 local world-class courses, where the only thing that trumps the enjoyable play is the unrivaled natural beauty.
Thanks to its vibrant downtown arts and entertainment scene, there’s so much to see, hear and discover in Spokane you just may need to stay a few extra days. Right in the heart of it all you’ll find Davenport Hotels, within blocks of many of the city’s premier art galleries, museums, performing arts and music venues. Evenings at the theater for world-class entertainment, sporting events and so much more are just beyond our doors.
Bing Crosby Theater | Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, a Smithsonian Affiliate | Martin Woldson Fox Theater, a Smithsonian Affiliate | INB Performing Arts Center | Spokane Arena | Mobius Science Center and Mobius Kid’s Museum | Civic Theatre | Spokane Symphony
Just steps away from our hotels are a variety of luxury fashion and designer boutiques. Shop at the popular River Park Square, Spokane’s premier destination for shopping and entertainment. Visit stores like Nordstrom, Apple, Pottery Barn, Macy’s and Williams-Sonoma or venture out into other downtown neighborhoods like the Perry District, SODO district, Main Street District or the Davenport District on First Avenue.
Washington is one of the largest wine producing states in the U.S. and Spokane’s wine scene has exploded. Whether visiting vineyards throughout the state or choosing to indulge in our region’s best wines during a sample tasting event throughout the Cork District, enjoy music, tours and learn more about wine making at one (or several) of the more than 20 wineries and tasting rooms in the city. Or, center your getaway around one of the many annual events hosted within the Cork District, like ValenWine Weekend in February or Spring Barrel Tasting over Mother’s Day weekend.
Spokane is home to more than two dozen regional award-winning breweries. Inland Northwest brewers are passionate about their craft, each bringing a unique perspective to an ever expanding variety of flavors and styles. Many of the breweries offer tours and tastings beer lovers won’t want to miss. Plan a dedicated trip to one, two or visit them all and have fun on the Ale Trail!
While in Spokane, you won’t want to miss the chance to spend some time with Green Bluff Growers. A community of friendly family farms, wineries and more, Green Bluff is dedicated to providing a wonderful country setting for your enjoyment. Fresh picked fruit and vegetables, crafty gifts, yummy home baked pies and live music are just the beginning. If fresh is on the itinerary, take a moment to peruse their schedule of seasonal events including pick-your-own fruit and annual festivals such as the June Strawberry Celebration, July Cherry Pickers’ Trot and Pit Spit, August Peach Festival and September’s Apple Harvest. All the activities are great for the whole family and it’s just a few minutes north of the city
There’s always something exciting going on in and around Spokane and Davenport Hotels is at the center of it all. Check back often for the most up-to-date local events, hotel happenings and info on what to do in Spokane.
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