Tube the Spokane River: Experience an urban river adventure with thrilling class I-II rapids. It’s easy with FLOW Adventures, which provides big tubes, PFDs, and shuttle transport (flow-adventures.com). Rent a cooler tube for cold beverages and snacks during your 2-hour float trip, and be sure to wear strap-on water sandals. If you choose to do-it-yourself, […]
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Our 4th annual Inland Northwest Family Outdoors Guide provides families of all experience levels with event and activity ideas to maximize your outdoor fun and adventure. If you’re looking for a unique summer camp and recommendations for regional hiking and biking trails and other adventure ideas, our trusted guide is your go-to resource. And once
#1 Experience a River of No Return Jet Boat Tour Experience Idaho’s famed Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness and the wild Salmon River on a 1-3 day jet boat tour out of Riggins, Idaho this spring or summer. The tours are a safe and fun way for families to visit the river
When you don’t have time for a full out-of-town trip or you just need a quick adventure fix, try a variation on one of these local gems recommended by OTO publisher Derrick Knowles.
There are some things that, when combined, fall just shy of magical. Campfires and sunsets, warm weather and cold brew, marshmallows and graham crackers, and of course, lakes and mountains. Sandpoint, Idaho, tucked between the Selkirk and Cabinet mountain ranges, perched alongside the eleventh largest freshwater lake in North America—Lake Pend Oreille—and surrounded by a
You don’t always need to travel far for a taste of adventure during the snowy months. There’s something about a blanket of powder over even a semi-urban landscape that can make a walk through Spokane’s Riverfront Park or down along the Spokane River on quieter sections of the Centennial Trail feel like you’re in the
The Inland Northwest is home to hundreds of lakes within an hour’s drive in any direction. When the temperatures start to rise, it’s time to get out on the lake! Pick something in the list below you might enjoy, then find the corresponding number for details on which lakes make the best fit for your
Summer Adventure Guide’s annual list of adventure travel and recreation trip ideas around the Inland Northwest for epic summer fun.