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Spokane Sights and Landmarks Guide, Washington

Take pleasure in the exceptional sights of Spokane

Spokane, a great city in US is highly popular for being the county seat as well as the largest city of the Spokane County. It is also known for being the urban center of Inland Northwest, an area that consists of Idaho, Montana and Eastern Washington. Located on the very famous Spokane River, Eastern Washington, the city is about 275 miles away from Seattle. This exceptional city of Spokane was settled in the year 1871 as the ‘Spokan Falls’, illustrating on Native American group of tribes called as the Spokane that means ‘Children of the SUN’. The official nickname of the city is widely known to be “Lilac City” that is named after flowers, which have developed since the introduction to the region in early 20th C.

Some of the worth visiting sights in this city include:

The Bing Crosby Collection Museum- Bing Crosby visited the Gonzaga University in the year 1937 and due to this very fact’ he is an integral part of this University’s popular alumni. The University features a huge array of Bing Crosby’s items. This collection involves his 1944 Oscar, platinum records, newspapers, gold records, trophies and family photographs.

Carr’s One of a Kind in the World Museum- The visitors can easily search a great set of automobiles being owned by the famous personalities, unusual items and historic artifacts. Among the collection of the museum are 1968 limo of Jackie Gleason and the 1962 Lincoln Continental of John F. Kennedy.  

The Big Easy Concert House Spokane- This is a wonderful place to be if you are in the beautiful city of Spokane. It features the top and famous performers from all across the globe as well as a concert house, nightclub and restaurant. Situated in the very heart of the city, this place has an approximate capacity of 1500 guests and promises to offer a complete entertainment experience.

INB Performing Arts Center- Ideally situated in Spokane Center, it is a great entertainment place that features top class performances by national, local as well as international artists. Dance performances, road shows, lectures, conventions, musicals, opera and concerts are regularly conducted at this 2700 seating Arts Center.

Falls SkyRide- It is a great sky attraction that provides a marvelous view of Spokane Falls.

Other attractive sights to visit in this city include Finch Arboretum, The Jundt Art Center and Museum, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture Rose Hill, Riverfront Park and North Spokane Farm Museum.

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