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Things to Do in and Near Spokane

Near Whitworth:

Head to Holmberg Park to play Ultimate Frisbee, softball, tennis and basketball, or hike in the 104-acre Holmberg Conservation Area.

Wonderland offers mini-golf, go-carts, batting cages, bumper boats, laser tag and more.

Village Centre Cinemas boasts 12 movie screens.

Pine Acres Par 3 Golf & Driving Range is fun for recreational and serious golfers alike.Downtown Spokane

The Service Station café is a popular study spot and concert venue.

Downtown Spokane:

River Park Square: Shop at popular national retailers and unique boutiques, dine at hip restaurants or nosh at the food court, or watch the latest blockbuster movie.

The Knitting Factory Concert House presents concerts by alternative bands.

INB Performing Arts Center: Broadway touring production, anyone?

The Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox is a restored Art Deco gem where the Spokane Symphony and touring artists perform.

Riverfront Park: Ride a gondola above Spokane Falls, take a spin on the historic Looff Carrousel, skate at the Ice Palace, or picnic beside the Spokane River.

First Friday: Each month, enjoy an evening of art exhibits, live music, dance and theatre performances, shopping and dining.

Within a 30-Minute Drive of Campus:

Mt. Spokane: Hike, mountain-bike, or snowshoe to the summit; ski or snowboard down.Mt. Spokane

Green Bluff: Located at the base of Mt. Spokane, Green Bluff features 25 orchards and family farms. Pick fruit in season or enjoy a slice of fresh pie. The autumn Apple Festival is a highlight.

Spokane Arena: Cheer on the Spokane Shock arena football team or Chiefs hockey team, or rock out at a national touring concert.

NorthTown Mall: Shop, dine or watch a movie.

Spokane Civic Theatre features top-notch productions by local actors and directors.

Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture: Explore Pacific Northwest history, Native American culture, and art reflecting a variety of media and eras at this beautiful museum in historic Browne's Addition.

Cat Tales Zoological Park: Get close (but not too close!) to leopards, tigers, pumas, lions and bobcats, many of which are endangered species.

Centennial Trail: Bike, run, walk or rollerblade this scenic 37-mile paved path that follows the Spokane River and winds through urban and natural areas.

Riverside State Park: Hike, canoe, horseback ride, rock climb, hang out, or camp at Washington's largest state park (don't miss the Bowl and Pitcher!).

Near Spokane (1.5-Hour Drive or Less):

Skiing and snowboarding: Hit the slopes at five resorts within 90 miles.

Lake Coeur d'Alene: Laze on the beach, swim or parasail, golf, dine or shop.

Hiawatha Trail: This scenic 15-mile biking and hiking trail follows a former railroad line. You'll need a light to navigate the 1.6-mile Taft Tunnel.

Silverwood Theme Park: The Northwest's largest theme park features a 60-mile-per-hour roller coaster, a gigantic wave pool and water slides, and much more.

Triple Play Family Fun Park: Located in Coeur d'Alene, Triple Play features an indoor waterpark, bowling, bumper boats, mini-golf, laser tag and rock climbing.

 



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