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There are a million and one things to do in Spokane, many activities being perfectly suited for a day trip, either for families, couples, or individuals. Spokane County is comprised of over 75 parks, each offering something unique, and visiting a few can be an interesting way to spend a day or two while visiting. Riverfront Park in downtown Spokane has a view of the impressive Spokane Falls, and hosts a mini-amusement park, with a gondola that sweeps over the falls, several rides, and an IMAX 3-D movie theater. The Nishinomiya Japanese Garden, nestled in the Manito Park and Botanical Gardens in the South Hill neighborhood, is a rare treat for those who have never witnessed an eastern styled garden, and should not be missed. For those looking for a traditional park experience, Riverside boasts numerous activities, including camping, hiking, fishing, swimming, and rafting. Athletes, professional and amateur, will enjoy the thirty-seven mile long Centennial trail, which provides an attractive backdrop of the Spokane River for bikers, runners, and roller bladers. Nature lovers should check out the John A. Finch Arboretum for rare views of untouched nature, while golf enthusiasts can happily spend an entire day playing the 21 holes at the championship level Downriver Golf Course, located in Downriver Park.