Spokane and Eastern Washington Travel Guide
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The Columbia Plateau was created by a series of lava flows that were later deeply cut by glacial floods. Because its soil is mostly made up of alluvial deposits and windblown silt (known to geologists as loess), it's very fertile. But little annual rainfall means that its vast central section—more than 30,000 square miles from the foothills of the Cascades and the northeastern mountains east to Idaho and south to Oregon—has no forests. In fact, except for a few scattered pine trees in the north, oaks in the southwest, and willows and cottonwoods along creeks and rivers, it has no trees.
Family-owned motels and budget chains are prevalent in small towns like Colville, Omak, Grand Coulee, Moses Lake, and Pullman. More of these properties...read more
Nearly every small town in eastern Washington has at least one fast-food drive-through for a quick meal on the go, but choosing a slower pace will reward...read more
Things To Do in Spokane and Eastern Washington
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Historic Lodgings: Take a step back in time. Visit the historic hotels and inns in Spokane, Walla Walla, and Dayton, which have been updated with... Read more
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