5 Reasons to Cruise the Columbia & Snake Rivers with American Cruise Lines

Ever consider cruising the Columbia & Snake Rivers? Never consider it? Well, here’s five reasons why you should consider cruising the Columbia & Snake Rivers this coming Spring 2012, specifically aboard American Cruise Lines Queen of the West.

View details of American Cruise Lines Columbia & Snake Rivers itinerary…

Reason #1: Experience Breathtaking Scenery

From deep river canyons and sparkling waterfalls to majestic snow capped volcanic mountains and the remote high desert country, the Columbia and Snake Rivers showcase the timeless beauty of nature and are sure to leave you breathless. During your cruise, American Cruise Lines will bring you up close to many celebrated national landmarks, including Mount St. Helens and Multnomah Falls.

Reason #2: Cruise in Comfort

For those who seek the exceptional, in both quality and service as well as the camaraderie of like-minded travelers, all in the intimacy of a small ship, it can be found on American Cruise Lines’ recently renovated Queen of the West.

Reason #3: Re-trace History

Follow in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark’s monumental expedition as the Queen of the West takes you past many of their campsites along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Our perfectly planned shore excursions will allow you to further discover the life of these explorers. In Astoria, visit a replica of Fort Clatsop, headquarters for the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery during the winter of 1805-1806.

Reason #4: Discover Technological Miracles

The Columbia and Snake Rivers feature an intricate lock system constructed to harness the rivers’ energy. During your journey, you will have the opportunity to transit through eight of these locks, taking you more than 730 feet above sea level. This element of river cruising is a passenger favorite!

Queen of the West traversing one of the many locks along the Columbia & Snake Rivers

Reason #5: Special Savings!

American Cruise Lines Early Bird Discount!

Save $400 per stateroom when you book your cruise 3 months in advance!


Call small ship cruise specialist Sunstone Tours & Cruises toll-free today at 1-888-815-5428 to take advantage of this exciting opportunity!


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