From Spokane, go 65 miles north on U.S. 395 to Colville. To reach China Bend Winery, take U.S. 395 north past Kettle Falls and across the Columbia River, then turn right on Northport-Flat Creek Rd. and go 20 miles.
WHERE TO STAY
We recommend these B&Bs, off the beaten path and surrounded by natural beauty.
China Bend Winery and B&B INFO: From $125, guests-only dinner $30; 800/700-6123.
Northern Lights Lodge Rustic, luxe suites; includes an elaborate breakfast. INFO: From $180; in Marble, 28 miles from Colville; 888/732-0110.
WHAT TO DO
Colville National Forest Hiking trails galore. INFO: 509/684-7000.
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area Canoe, camp, and fish along the Columbia River. INFO: 509/738-6366.
WHERE TO EAT
Lovitt Restaurant INFO: $$; closed Mon-Tue; 149 U.S. 395 S., Colville; 509/684-5444.