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I am currently residing in the vicinity of Spokane, WA, USA -- my local map.
  • Official visitor's site (restaurants, bars, hotels, shopping, etc.) -- http://www.visitspokane.com/
  • Accommodation -- many hotels and B&Bs are available in town.  See the above official visitor's site.
  • Meal -- Consider those places for fun.
  • Spokane International Airport (GEG) -- http://spokaneairports.net/
  • Amtrak (Empire Builder between Chicago, IL and Seattle, WA/Portland, OR) and Grayhound (to/from Seattle, WA) are serving but very limited -- Spokane Intermodal Center.
  • Local transportation
    • Bus -- Spokane Transit Authority
      • Route 60 serves GEG to/from downtown.  About 20 min.  1.75USD per ride.
      • Routes 26, 28 and 29 serve EWU Spokane to/from downtown.  About 5min.  Same fare.
      • Route 66 (or, sometimes 165) serves EWU Cheney campus (the main campus).  About 35min.  Same fare.
    • Taxis are available but very difficult to catch except a few designated places such as the train station, the airport and major hotels.
      • Spokane Cab 24-hour dispatch service.  +1 509 568 8000
      • I would recommend using UBER and Lyft.
    • Parking
  • Cellphone
    • H2O Wireless (AT&T MVNO) PAYG plan is recommended (5 cents per minute or SMS, 10 cents per 1MB data at 2G/3G/4G speed).
    • SpeedTalk (T-mobile, AT&T MVNO) Manageable Plan is recommended (5USD/mo for 250 unites of Voice/SMS/Data, where 1 unit is either 1-min voice, 1 SMS, or 1MB of data).
    • BNESIM -- an international roaming SIM.  SURF is recommended.  19EUR per GB within the internet home countries (IHC).  No expiration -- The credits are to be locked when no top-up within 6 mos.  The locked credits are to be reinstated upon a top-up.