Exciting Spokane, WA Attractions

Adventure Awaits Around Every Corner

We’re all locals at Red Lion River Inn Spokane and we can’t wait to share our favorite Spokane, WA attractions with you. Whether you’re seeking the perfect restaurant to sample local cuisine or a boutique to pick up unique souvenirs, we can recommend the perfect attractions in Spokane. So come out to our riverfront hotel near Gonzaga University and enjoy a day biking on Centennial Trail or walking through Riverfront Park. If ever you think you’ve seen all the city has to offer, allow us to recommend more exciting things to do in Spokane, WA.

Attractions Near Our Gonzaga Hotel

INB Performing Arts Center/Convention Center

Enjoy easy access to Spokane’s favorite event space. The Performing Arts Center hosts every event from Best of Broadway to comics that will crack you up. If you’re in town on business you’ll be pleased to know that the Spokane Convention Center is connected to the Arts Center.

Spokane Arena

The Arena is Spokane’s go-to spot for everything from sporting events to high profile concerts. Stop by to cheer on the Spokane Chiefs or the Spokane Shock football team while you’re in town.


Red Lion River Inn Spokane is just 20 minutes from some of the city’s best courses. Tee off at Wandermere Golf Course or book an outing at Eagle Ridge, Hangman or Indian Canyon Golf Courses.

Carousel at Riverfront Park

Visit Spokane’s Natatorium Park to enjoy a ride on this perfectly preserved antique carousel that’s been spinning for over 100 years.

Hidden Gems

Finders Keepers

Find unique vintage clothing and accessories from every era at this locally owned and operated boutique.

Gibliano Brothers Dueling Pianos and Music House

Stop on by at the only dueling piano bar in the Northwest. The bartender is sure to satisfy even your craziest cocktail cravings while you watch two musicians battle it out on baby grands.

For Families and Kids

Riverfront Park

Wander through Riverfront Park to enjoy over 100 acres of flowerbeds, lawns and rides. The park also features an amusement park each summer and an ice rink each winter.

Mobius Kids Science Center

Teach your kids about community, art, culture, geography and performance through hands on exhibits at Spokane’s newest science education center.


Downtown Spokane Farmer’s Market

This summer staple is sure to excite! Wander the stalls to find the freshest produce as well as interesting arts, crafts and entertainment.

Green Bluff Growers

Just 15 minutes north of Spokane you’ll find a collection of historic farms nestled at the foothills of Mt. Spokane. Browse these unique establishments for everything from fresh produce to local wine and antiques to an alpaca farm.

The Kitchen Engine

Visit Spokane’s historic Flour Mill and step inside this family run shop to satisfy your every cooking desire. You’re sure to find kitchen gadgets that you never knew existed.


This fashion forward boutique is a designer diva’s dream. Step inside to browse the latest offerings from brands including Free People, Hudson Jeans and Twisted Heart.