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Address: Spokane, WA
Activities: Driving
Description: A highway between Eltopia and Spokane in Eastern Washington.

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Portions are scenic

Pretty dull between Kennewick/Pasco and Ritzville. Then, at Ritzville, 395 shares with Interstate 90 into Spokane. (Note: Unless you REALLY have to go potty, avoid the eastbound... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2014
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Spokane, Washington
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191 reviews 191 reviews
72 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I travel this highway between Spokane and Chewelah almost daily. While it has some great views, especially at sunrise and sunset it can also be dangerous because of the poor driving habits in selected areas of the road. In the winter the maintenance is provided by several different counties and you can tell the difference. There are some great restaurants... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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177 reviews 177 reviews
77 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Pretty dull between Kennewick/Pasco and Ritzville. Then, at Ritzville, 395 shares with Interstate 90 into Spokane. (Note: Unless you REALLY have to go potty, avoid the eastbound Sprague rest area on 395/I-90 between Ritzville and the small town of Sprague. It's kind of a scary rest area. The wesbound Sprague rest area is fine though, if you are heading that... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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186 reviews 186 reviews
55 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a gorgeous highway filled with lovely sights and unique homage to the Native American tribes who originated and settled around that area. Bring a camera. But this is also one of America's most dangerous highways. I wouldn't advise night travel, and always be on the look out for deer and other wildlife.

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Spokane, Washington
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87 reviews 87 reviews
26 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

It isn't there yet, but when 395 is completed it will be amazing. Even as is, it is nice to be able to avoid the traffic on the North side of town. As someone who drives Hwy 395 daily, I appreciate what a great road it has become.

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Spokane, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

395 North of Spokane is mostly 2 lane a pretty dangerous but gorgeous. I hate driving it in the winter!! It is completely opposite of 395 between Ritzville and Tri-Cities which is great road but boring scenery.

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Phoenix
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168 reviews 168 reviews
44 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I lived in Chewelah 17 years, Loon Lake for 3 so I know HWY 395 pretty well from Spokane to Colville. I drive 395 3-4 days a week. Some nice views, lots of Pines and Farms, a nice drive out of the city with small towns for a lunch or picnic. South of Spokane is mostly 4 lane now, so... More 

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Deer Park
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150 reviews 150 reviews
50 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

this new section of the North South Freeway is OK, the state did not justice by eleminating any access from HWY 395 south to Hwy 2. haveing to get off one freeway to get onto a nother freeway by going through two stop lights is plain stupid! Will never see this Freeway finished in my lifetime, this 6 mile section... More 

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Minot, North Dakota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

This is a dangerous hwy with a lot of accidents. If you are traveling towards the Tri City's from Ritzville then you better watch your p's and q's.

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Spokane, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Had to drive up to the Big R and took the new extension route. Its nice to get from point A to point B with the extension . Thank you for your hard work highway workers.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

From Canada to Mexico most of 395 is boring with a capital B. While a fast route south if you want to get to Tri Cities most of the Washington part is desert and farmland with not a thing to see. Through Oregon you get some trees, and there are a few little hills in the corner of Idaho, but... More 

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