SPOKANE, Wash. -The Lilac City appears to be growing in popularity nationally for its family-friendly attractions. Spokane made the list of 25 best cities for families to visit in the country by TripAdvisor.
In the article, TripAdvisor broke the list of "Best Family Weekend Getaways with Kids" into multiple US regions: Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Northwest and Southwest.
Spokane was of course in the Northwest region along with Seward, Alaska; Florence, Oregon; McCall, Idaho and West Yellowstone, Montana.
So what does TripAdvisor like about Spokane? They describe what the Lilac City has to offer in detail:
"Spokane has something for everyone—teenagers and adults will love the urban atmosphere, while there’s plenty of fun activities that are good for kids. Take a ride with the family in the SkyRide for stunning views of Spokane Falls, or slide down the gigantic Radio Flyer Red Wagon at Riverfront Park. Nearby is the Mobius Children’s Museum, perfect for kids aged eight and under to explore and get creative. Spokane’s outdoor adventure and range of fun for everyone make it one of the best family weekend getaways you can take."
In the article, TripAdvisor also lists several suggested vacation rentals in the Spokane area.
So we got that going for us, which is nice.