Super 8 Motel - Spokane/West
11102 W. Westbow Blvd, Spokane, Washington, 99224, United States
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Spokane Falls Legend
One Day Coyote was enjoying the banks of the Spokane River. He gazed across the river and saw a local tribe getting ready to fish for salmon for the winter – the local tribe enjoyed the fish and had lots of it. Coyote saw a beautiful Indian woman from this tribe. In his eyes she was the most beautiful woman in the world and he knew right then and there that he had to have her.
Coyote began the task of gathering mice, trinkets and other things that were important to him to give to the chief of the tribe in exchange for the privilege of marrying the woman, who it turned out was the chief’s daughter. The Chief turned him down, refusing to let him marry his daughter. Coyote left mad, but when he saw the woman again he just knew he had to have her. So he approached her but she got scared and ran away from him.
“If the Chief wants more he’ll get more.”
So he began the task of gathering even more to give to the Chief. The Chief stood his ground and refused to allow Coyote to marry a human. Coyote warned the Chief that if he couldn’t marry the woman, he would use his special powers to punish the Chief and his people. He threatened to ruin the water and the fish. The Chief didn’t believe it and dismissed Coyote.
Coyote prayed to the animal spirit for special powers. The animal spirit would not grant such powers unless it was certain no one would get hurt. The clever trickster coyote reassured the animal spirit that he only wanted to move rocks. The animal spirit granted him the power since it seemed harmless. But Coyote took his special powers and moved some huge rocks creating Spokane Falls, which blocked the salmon from reaching the tribe upstream.
Then, Coyote asked the tribes downstream for their help to get the woman, but he was refused by them also. After that he was mad at all the tribes along the river, so he put rocks all the way down the river to where it empties into the Columbia.
From that time the salmon were gone from the Spokane River and all its tributaries forever.
Lawrence Aripa Coeur d’Alene Tribe
Lions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My!
Cat Tales is a Zoo that specializes in big cats. They have over 40 of them, including Bengal tigers, Barbary lions, bobcats, leopards, pumas…and a couple of bears. Many of them are rescue animals. You can walk through on your own, but going with a tour guide is worth it—they have interesting stories about the individual animals. Cat Tales is also a Zookeeper Training Center, and students come from all over North America to train here.
Big Cat Adventures: For an additional fee, kids age 12 and older can go with a zookeeper and feed treats to a lion or tiger.
From May-September - Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
From October to April – Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
SENIORS & STUDENTS $6.00
CHILDREN (12 & under) $5.00
Address: N. 17020 Newport Hwy - Mead, Washington
Directions: 15 mi north of downtown Spokane. Go north on Division St. to the Y (where Hwy 2 & 395 split) Take hwy 2 another 6 miles, turn Rt on Carney Rd.
It has a really great atmosphere and really, really great food. The waiters and waitresses wear funny hats, kids think it's great! They also have a neat variety of collections that are displayed around the restaurant. The Manicotti is to die for!!
A visitor in the Spring and summer must see Manito Park. It is on the South Hill area in Spokane. It is one of the oldest parks in Spokane and is a place with many gardens and flowers. It has a green house, a duck pond, and many lovely flowers....each blooming at different times of spring and summer.
Manito Park has a Formal Garden, Japanese Garden, flower beds, a greenhouse (where you can purchase flowers at different times of years and see plants from all over the world flower) , and an area for children to play in.
MUST VISIT Chocolate Apothecary while in Spokane
"Must Visit Chocolate Apothecary while in Spokane"
While traveling to Spokane, WA there are many places to visit and see. One of the most interesting and historic places to visit is The Flour Mill, located behind the Spokane Arena near Downtown Spokane.
The Flour Mill is a collection of various shops selling all sorts of wonderful things, but the one place I enjoyed the most was Chocolate Apothecary. This unique gourmet chocolate shop had everything! Including rich flavorful drinking chocolates that make my mouth water just thinking about it! They had a ton of novelty chocolate items such as chocolate vitamins and even chocolate bacon!
If you are visiting Spokane, WA anytime soon I definitely suggest checking this place out!
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Super 8 Motel - Spokane/West
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Address: 11102 W. Westbow Blvd, Spokane, Washington, 99224, United States