We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Spokane, WA

A highway between Eltopia and Spokane in Eastern Washington.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 30 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 11
  • 9
    Very good
  • 7
  • 2
  • 1
Very scenic route but narrow road

Took 395 from Spokane to the Canadian Border. Lots to see along the way especially the beautiful scenery. There are some interesting towns North of Spokane and of course there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 April 2016
West Kelowna, Canada
Add Photo Write a Review

30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 30: English reviews
West Kelowna, Canada
Level Contributor
194 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Took 395 from Spokane to the Canadian Border. Lots to see along the way especially the beautiful scenery. There are some interesting towns North of Spokane and of course there are the Columbia, Colville and Kettle Rivers to drive beside. Kettle Falls and Chewelah are two towns worth visiting if only for and hour for a break. Lots of history... More 

1 Thank MACIMI
Kettle Falls, Washington
Level Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We are about 95 miles northwest of Spokane and have recently been making the trip fairly often. There are some historical small towns off the highway that can be fun to explore.

Thank Marlee S
Spokane, Washington
Level Contributor
114 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Great views of the PNW. Average speed is 60 MPH except when traveling through towns. Deer are quite often on the road so pay extra attention when traveling at night.

Thank Nathan P
Laredo, Texas
Level Contributor
162 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

Spokane is a great city and definitely worth a visit. The people are great, the city is beautiful, and driving along Highway 395 affords wonderful views of nature. Definitely visit!

Thank Shacheb75
Lake Worth, Florida
Level Contributor
19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Beautiful drive!!! There are mountains in every direction and lots of old red barns. You're guaranteed to see wildlife.

1 Thank Milescircus
Fremont, California
Level Contributor
5,123 reviews
3,328 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,492 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Highway 395 is 556 miles long. We have enjoyed many drives along Highway 395. As one gets into Spokane, it one of the most northern most cities on the route. We drove the section from approximately the Tri-City area of Washington to Spokane this trip. It has scenic views in some sections such as forests, etc. In terms of my... More 

1 Thank mini
Spokane, Washington
Level Contributor
464 reviews
199 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

I travel this highway between Spokane and Chewelah almost daily. While it has some great views, especially at sunrise and sunset it can also be dangerous because of the poor driving habits in selected areas of the road. In the winter the maintenance is provided by several different counties and you can tell the difference. There are some great restaurants... More 

1 Thank NSP9454
Omaha, Nebraska
Level Contributor
450 reviews
226 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

Pretty dull between Kennewick/Pasco and Ritzville. Then, at Ritzville, 395 shares with Interstate 90 into Spokane. (Note: Unless you REALLY have to go potty, avoid the eastbound Sprague rest area on 395/I-90 between Ritzville and the small town of Sprague. It's kind of a scary rest area. The wesbound Sprague rest area is fine though, if you are heading that... More 

Thank OutdoorKidz
Spokane, Washington
Level Contributor
222 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

This is a gorgeous highway filled with lovely sights and unique homage to the Native American tribes who originated and settled around that area. Bring a camera. But this is also one of America's most dangerous highways. I wouldn't advise night travel, and always be on the look out for deer and other wildlife.

Thank Kimmee S
Spokane, Washington
Level Contributor
115 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2013

It isn't there yet, but when 395 is completed it will be amazing. Even as is, it is nice to be able to avoid the traffic on the North side of town. As someone who drives Hwy 395 daily, I appreciate what a great road it has become.

Thank KWBoyd

Travellers who viewed U.S. Highway 395 also viewed


Been to U.S. Highway 395? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from U.S. Highway 395 staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?