Inland Northwest Area Information

About the Inland Northwest

The incredible Inland Northwest – Northern Idaho and Eastern Washington – is a place where eagles soar above pristine lakes, recreation is boundless and big city amenities are wrapped in the charm of small town living.

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Facts about Spokane, Washington & Vicinity

  • Spokane is Washington’s second largest city with a population of 204,400.
  • The Spokane county region has an estimated population of 459,000.
  • Spokane is located  275 east of Seattle; 18 miles west of the Idaho border and 110 miles south of the Canadian border.
  • Major cities within Spokane County include Liberty Lake, Spokane Valley, Deer Park and Cheney.
  • The Spokane International Airport is the second largest airport in Washington and was used by 2.9 million passengers in 2013.
  • The area offers a “four-seasons” climate; with a growing season from mid-April through mid-October.
  • The Greater Spokane Inc. Chamber’s slogan, “Near Nature. Near Perfect,” exemplifies the area’s proximity to lakes, rivers and mountains and the abundant recreational opportunities each provides.
  • The area offers more than 60 parks including the spectacular 90 acre Manito Park and Botanical Gardens just minutes from downtown Spokane.
  • More than 30 golf course and 76 lakes are within the region.

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Facts about Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho & Vicinity

  • Coeur d’Alene is the largest city in northern Idaho with a population 41,328. Kootenai County has a total population is 131,507.
  • Coeur d’Alene is located on I-90, 30 miles east of Spokane and 90 miles south of the Canadian border.
  • Seattle, WA is 330 miles to the west on I-90 and Missoula, MT is 166 miles to the east.
  • Major cities in Kootenai County include Post Falls, Hayden, Hayden Lake, Rathdrum, Bayview, Athol, Harrison and St. Maries.
  • Regional airports include the Spokane International Airport, located 40 miles to the west in Spokane, WA; and the Coeur d’Alene airport which serves the general aviation community.
  • Interstate 90 bisects the community offering easy access to major cities west and east.
  • The region offers a “four-seasons” climate; along with four fabulous seasons of outdoor recreation!
  • Lakes and rivers abound throughout northern Idaho. Lake Coeur d’Alene is 25 miles long and encompasses 135 miles of shoreline; with an average depth of 120 feet. Other nearby lakes include Lake Pend Oreille, Hayden Lake, Fernan Lake, Twin Lakes and Spirit Lake. Area rivers are the St. Joe River, Coeur d’Alene and Spokane Rivers.
  • The region is a mecca for outdoor adventurers in all seasons offering spectacular mountains and lakes featuring some of the USA’s finest hiking, biking, camping, fishing, hunting, ATV trails, water and snow sports (5 ski areas with 76 80 miles.)
  • Coeur d’Alene Chamber:

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