We have two great tours set up for you while visiting Spokane. They will both take you to some beautiful places you will not want to miss. Tours are a convenient way to see places that are not right in town and to make new friends with people who have the same interest. If you have a guest traveling with you, you may purchase a ticket for them during the registration process.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Historic Homes and High Tea
Experience life back in the late 1800’s during Spokane’s “Age of Elegance” as we travel through Historic Browne’s Addition where the rich came to build their homes. Learn how they made their fortunes and some fun stories about what went on then. Next to Silver Spoon Tea House, located in an historic home, feel the nostalgia of another era as you sit down to formal tea service on resplendent china, lavish trays of assorted finger sandwiches, scones, clotted cream, preserves, salad, and confections. Teas from all over the world will be offered and are sure to please any tea connoisseur. After tea, view some more stunning mansions overlooking downtown before returning to the hotel.
Time: 3 1/2 hours. Includes: Bus transportation, guide and High Tea with fresh scones, wild greens and fruit salad, three tiered platter with four tea sandwiches per person, two deserts and a variety of teas. Cost is $70.00 person based on a minimum of 25 people and maximum of 45. Our bus will load at the Davenport Grand, across the street from the convention center, at 12:45 pm departing at 1:00 pm. Return to the hotel will be at 430 pm.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Lunch and Wine Tasting at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, perched 450 feet above the Spokane River at the Cliff Mansion. The grounds, built for inventor Royal Riblet, have some of Riblet’s unique inventions, a 16×16 foot checkerboard, you can play, thousands of flowers, a small vineyard and the mansion. Taste five wines, tour the grounds with you guide, then sit down for lunch. This is one of the most beautiful settings in Spokane.
Time: 2 1/2 hours.
Includes: Bus transportation, guide, wine tasting and picnic lunch with an assortment of sandwiches, Caesar salad, beverages and dessert. Our bus will load at the Davenport Grand, across the street from the convention center, at 11:15 am departing at 11:30 am. Return to the hotel will be at 2:00 pm.
Cost: $60.00 per person, based on a minimum of 25 people and a maximum of 50.