Two people stand-up paddling on the flat water of Lake Pend Oreille.

47 Summer Adventure Ideas for the Inland NW

Summer Adventure Guide’s annual list of adventure travel and recreation trip ideas around the Inland Northwest for epic summer fun.

Man hiking through a slot canyon, comprised of sandstone.

Explore Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Travel essay with exploration and recreation ideas for a visit to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah.

Two cyclists riding over one of the train trestles on the Route of the Hiawatha rail-trail.

Find Adventure & Solitude On These Spring Rides Out Of Wallace, Idaho

Photo Credit: Idaho Tourism The spring months are a special time to visit the Silver Valley and Wallace, Idaho, with a bike or quiver of …

Mountain biker rounding a corner on a dirt singletrack through the rugged landscape of eastern Oregon.

Spring Mountain Biking in Echo, Oregon

Cure your spring fever with a roadtrip to eastern Oregon to ride the singletrack mountain bike trail network in the town of Echo.

Three story Bear Creek Lodge and brown siding, white-framed windows, green slanted roof, and brick chimney.

Mt. Spokane State Park Hopes to Add Bear Creek Lodge

Washington State Parks looks to acquire Bear Creek Lodge property to enhance entrance to Mount Spokane State Park.

Aerial view of the Pend Oreille River valley, with forested hillsides.

Northeast Washington Rural Tourism Survey

Visitor Opportunity Study Survey will provide important information for new Rural Tourism Support Program in northeast Washington.


Fernie, BC – A Special Place in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

Tucked in the Rockies of southeast British Columbia and just over a 4.5-hour drive from Spokane, lies Fernie, a charming little mountain town that happens …

Architect rendering of exterior of Humbird -- 3 story hotel, wood exterior, and lit windows.

New Humbird Hotel Opens at Schweitzer

The new Humbird 31-room hotel recently opened, providing additional ski-in/ski-out access to Schweitzer’s 2,900 acres of skiable terrain.

Kayaker taking short drop from a rock into whitewater river.

Trip Report: North Cascades Whitewater Kayaking

Bridge Creek to the Stehekin River is a remote, multi-day, self-supported whitewater run through the North Cascades to Lake Chelan, Wash.

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