Outdoor Living

A Tent with a View: 7 Super Scenic Campgrounds

Camping is the quintessential summer activity. There’s no agenda or media; it’s just you and the great outdoors. Although most campgrounds on public lands are …

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Stay at a Cabin in the Blue Mountains

Ever wanted your own private cabin in the woods? The Forest Service rents out former ranger stations in the Blue Mountains for an affordable price. …

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Aperitif: Find Fresh Foods at Inland Northwest Farmers Markets

In spite of our shorter growing season, the Inland Northwest boasts a myriad of abundant markets that connect people to local food and farmers. These markets are a wonderful place to discover new and staple foods, support the local economy, build community sustainability, and learn how to use local foods in creative ways.

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How Does Summer Camp Impact Kids?

Thinking about summer camp for your child? These testimonials from two mothers may help you make up your mind. “My 10-year-old daughter has always been …

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Twin Eagles Wilderness School’s Outdoor Survival Camp Offers More Than Skills

Outdoor survival camps fill a unique role. Twin Eagles Wilderness School offers camps and classes in Spokane and north Idaho with activities ranging from archery …

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One Week at Summer Camp Can Create a Lifelong Learner

Day camps let kids explore new interests, deepen learning, and make connections with mentors and friends outside of school. Julianne Clark is St. George’s School’s …

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Two teenage girls paddling a blue canoe and a man paddling a red and yellow kayak on the Little Spokane River at Saint George's School.

Outdoorsy Summer Camps & Schools Near Spokane & North Idaho

Kids never remember their best day of television, but they will never forget summer camp—where they adventured outdoors, were mentored by caring adults, and overcame …

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10 Family Spring & Summertime Adventures in Washington and North Idaho 

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 …

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How to Fill Your Yard With Birds, Butterflies, Bees and Beauty

There are lots of depressing statistics about declining pollinator populations, which are threatened by loss of habitat and pesticide poisoning, but each of us can …

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Inland NW Race, Ride, & Event Guide 2019: Outdoorsy Events

Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show (March 21-24): Gear and resources for fishing and boating, hunting, backpacking, and shooting sports. Takes place at Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds; …

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