Spokane travel guide

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You're Going to Love Spokane

With a population of 208,916, Spokane is a must-see destination in Washington, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Spokane deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Spokane

If you’re looking for affordable options, Churchill's Steakhouse (165 S Post St) and Gander and Ryegrass (404 W Main Ave) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Ruins (225 W Riverside Ave) and Lucky You Lounge (1801 W Sunset Blvd) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Spokane.

When to visit Spokane

Spokane in December
Estimated hotel price
$119
1 night at 3-star hotel
Spokane in December
Estimated hotel price
$119
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Spokane in July, when the average temperature is 69.8 °F, and the highest can go up to 84.2 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is December, when it can get as cold as 23 °F, with an average temperature of 26.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 2.3″. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Spokane, with an average rainfall of 0.6″.

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How to Get to Spokane

Plane

When flying to Spokane, you’ll arrive at Spokane Airport (GEG), which is located 6 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Spokane include American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Finnair. The shortest domestic flight to Spokane departs from Las Vegas and takes around 2h 22m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Spokane. The train journey from Spokane to Pasco takes 3h 11m and costs around $15 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Vancouver, expect to pay about $50 for a 7h 08m trip. The train station in Spokane is called Spokane, and is located 0.7 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Spokane is to pick up a car rental from Kalispell, which is about 149 miles from Spokane. You’ll find branches of Budget and Hertz, among others, in Kalispell.

Bus

Amtrak operates bus routes to Spokane.

Plane

When flying to Spokane, you’ll arrive at Spokane Airport (GEG), which is located 6 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Spokane include American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Finnair. The shortest domestic flight to Spokane departs from Las Vegas and takes around 2h 22m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Spokane. The train journey from Spokane to Pasco takes 3h 11m and costs around $15 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Vancouver, expect to pay about $50 for a 7h 08m trip. The train station in Spokane is called Spokane, and is located 0.7 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Spokane is to pick up a car rental from Kalispell, which is about 149 miles from Spokane. You’ll find branches of Budget and Hertz, among others, in Kalispell.

Bus

Amtrak operates bus routes to Spokane.

Airlines serving Spokane

Lufthansa
Good (4,692 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,554 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,615 reviews)
Air France
Good (980 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,595 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,960 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,455 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,886 reviews)
Finnair
Good (869 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (925 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,683 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (772 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (970 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (807 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (54 reviews)
China Southern
Excellent (32 reviews)
Copa Airlines
Good (775 reviews)
Icelandair
Good (277 reviews)
China Airlines
Excellent (609 reviews)
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Where to stay in Spokane

Average rates range from around $151 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $109 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Spokane

Most booked hotels in Spokane

The Davenport Grand, Autograph Collection
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, 1095 reviews)
$177+
Tru By Hilton Spokane Valley, Wa
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, 260 reviews)
$163+
Centennial Hotel Spokane
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 1631 reviews)
$154+
The Davenport Tower, Autograph Collection
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, 624 reviews)
$183+
Ramada by Wyndham Spokane Airport
3 stars
Good (7.7, 1516 reviews)
$176+
Stratford Suites
2 stars
Good (7.6, 201 reviews)
$156+

Renting a car in Spokane

Renting a car in Spokane costs $73 per day, on average, or $146 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Alamo, Thrifty and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Spokane is the Thrifty branch at 9000 West Airport Drive, which is 6 miles from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 5% cheaper than airport locations in Spokane.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Spokane (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. The most frequently booked car type in Spokane is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Nissan Versa Note or similar) are, on average, 62% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Spokane costs $73 per day, on average, or $146 if you want to rent if for 2 days. Alamo, Thrifty and Hertz are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Spokane is the Thrifty branch at 9000 West Airport Drive, which is 6 miles from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 5% cheaper than airport locations in Spokane.

Expect to pay $3.90 per gallon in Spokane (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.79 and $62.38. The most frequently booked car type in Spokane is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Nissan Versa Note or similar) are, on average, 62% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.