New York Times travel writer calls Spokane area ‘outdoor wonderland’

Frugal traveler Lucas Peterson of the New York Times detailed his “long weekender” visit to the eastern Washington/northern Idaho in this online feature article. Peterson stayed at Spokane Valley’s Hampton Inn & Suites, adding that it was comfortable and “was a good home base for heading back and forth in my $22-per-day Alamo rental care between Spokane, Wash., and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, 25 minutes away on Interstate 90.” Peterson’s adventures included fishing for King salmon, visiting local lakes, enjoying an outdoor concert, and taking in the many sights and sounds of the region.

Read full New York Times article online (Sept. 13, 2017)