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Downtown Spokane

Spokane, WA
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Ranked #14 of 40 attractions in Spokane
Type: Neighborhoods, Biking Trails
Activities: Biking
Owner description: A pleasant bike ride through downtown Spokane: this 9.2-mile trail runs past some of Spokane's historical sites, like Browne's Addition neighborhood... more » Owner description: A pleasant bike ride through downtown Spokane: this 9.2-mile trail runs past some of Spokane's historical sites, like Browne's Addition neighborhood and Riverfront Park. « less
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southern pines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

this place is great to walk around- clean, friendly, rich of history (Davenport) but warning as the sun drops homeless and transit (many teens too) people ask for $ for food, spare change etc. they also start to settle into the streets, benches and parks. so enjoy the town before dusk! gets weird after the sun goes down

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Spokane, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Nice little town trying to be a big one, but be careful once the sun goes down or the east and west sides. The amount of money grubbing crack & meth head vagrants is pretty high. No pun intended.

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Yellowknife, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Spokane has done a great job of cleaning up it's downtown core. Lots of botuique shops, trendy little restaurants and the requisite amount of old whinos. Parking is a drag. The best plan is to go directly to a parkade and spend the rest of the day on foot. This would be a great city for a blue / borrow... More

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Spokane, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you like homeless people and meth addicts this is the place to go. It is old and run down, there is hardly anything to do. You will not be able to find good local restaurants and shops since most business spaces are empty and the ones that are occupied are stuck in the 90's. I tried my best to... More

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Spokane Valley, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Downtown Spokane is terrible. People keep saying that Spokane is great because it is a small town with big city amenities. If crappy fast food restaurants and Wal-Mart are the big city amenities then I must be missing something. It is insane that there is not free parking. Very few people go downtown and thus there are miles of empty... More

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Spokane, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Spokane is a perfect size. Lots to choose from and do, but not so huge that you loose your way and have to keep a map handy. You could, in this city, get a hotel downtown and have lots of fun without a car. Nature, city, music, culture, arts, sports. Love it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

we stayed right downtown. there is a lots of things to see and do and alot of it is within walking distance. lots of things in teh park including a amusment area, a water spalsh park and lots of people everywhere. there a lot of benchs to sit and read quitely if you choose. there is a icecream place. the... More

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Mansfield, Texas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
31 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The city is fun to see, nice walking areas, very scenic and generally a good time. Lots of places to eat, and lots of places to have a beer as well.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Downtown Spokane is a charming city. It is a mix of historic and modern architecture. The city is strikingly clean. The traffic is minimal and parking is easy. From the theatre to shopping to coffee houses, it is a great city!

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Moses Lake, WA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Downtown is a fun place to visit, with the science center & the Space Needle, and so many shops to spend money in if you like to shop. Theaters, Symphony, Parks, Spokane has it all.

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