Here at Cannabis & Glass, we’re proud to be based in Spokane, and today, we’re here to share some fun facts about this remarkably popular city. Whether you’re a local looking for a day out or you’re new to the area and fancy finding out a little more about Spokane, you might be amazed at what the city has to offer.
1) Home to a Pair of Record-Breaking Events
Over 50,000 participants descend on Spokane each year for the world’s largest timed running race, and the biggest competitive game of 3-on-3 basketball enjoyed globally, Hoopfest is also hosted in Spokane.
2) Surrounded by Lakes on All Sides
Within a one-hour drive of Spokane, you’ll have access to a staggering 76 lakes, along with scores of rivers. Take your favorite edibles and head off for a day by the water. Beyond these lakes, you’ll also find the second-largest urban waterfall in the US, smack-bang in the city center.
3) WiFi Everywhere Downtown
The Hot Zone is a 100-block area in downtown Spokane where you can access free outdoor WiFi.
4) An All-American City On Two Occasions
In both 1974 and 2004, Spokane was voted as one of the Top 10 All-American Cities giving this place the recognition it richly deserves.
5) Buildings Steeped in History
With half the buildings in downtown Spokane on the Historic Register, it’s no surprise that Seattle Magazine described this part of town as “undergoing a renaissance.”
6) A Trail to End Them All
With access to the Centennial Trail, you can make your way down this 37-mile pathway that meanders from Nine Mile Falls to the Idaho state line. It is a hugely popular place for hiking, biking, skating, and trail running.
7) The Birthplace of Father’s Day
Way back in June 1910, the first Father’s Day celebration took place in Spokane. The rest, as they say, is history.
8) Home to the Grand Coulee Dam
Just outside Spokane, the Grande Coulee Dam is one of the most impressive concrete structures in the world, stretching almost a mile in length.
9) A Small Place with Global Reach
Spokane is the smallest city to play host to a World’s Fair.
10) Wineries Abound
The region around Spokane is home to more than 20 wineries, from the urban Barrister Winery through to Townshend Cellar a little further out.
11) City of Movies
When you first arrive in Spokane, you might feel a sense of déjà vu. That is not surprising since over 20 movies have been shot here over the past couple of decades. From Toys and Danté’s Peak to The Postman and Endgame, even Hollywood appreciates the remarkable beauty and character of Spokane, Washington.
12) First-Class Dispensaries
Whether you’re hunting for medical-grade CBD or you’re partial to a little recreational marijuana, when you’re in Spokane, there’s no shortage of options.
Head on down to Cannabis & Glass, and you’ll be blown away by the vast range of options. From bud and concentrates to edibles and paraphernalia, it’s easy to see why we’re considered the finest recreational dispensary in Eastern Washington.