S.S. Legacy Re-positioned to Columbia River Year-round for 2015

Un-Cruise Adventure's S.S.Legacy, the replica coastal steamer, will be re-positioned from Alaska to its new home on the Columbia River in 2015. As river cruising continues to grow, cruise lines are adapting. The S.S. Legacy is scheduled for 34 departures on the Columbia, Snake and Willamette Rivers from April-November 2015. The line is also offering …

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American Empress sailing the Columbia River

American Queen Steamboat Company Finalizes Purchase of American Empress

American Queen Steamboat Company today finalized its purchase of the American Empress. The 223-passenger riverboat, formerly known as Empress of the North, will begin operating Columbia and Snake river cruises between Portland, Oregon and Clarkston, Washington on April 5, 2014. View itinerary details. The ship was built in 2003 by Majestic America Line. It sailed …

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Former Empress of the North to Sail the Columbia and Snake Rivers

The American Queen Steamboat Company has purchased a steamboat to explore the Columbia River and Snake River. The former Empress of the North, built for and operated by the now defunct American West Steamboat Company / Majestic America Line, will be renamed American Empress, and begin sailing the Columbia River and Snake River starting April …

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Lindblad Expeditions Offers New Culinary Program & Columbia River Itinerary

Lindblad Expeditions is set to launch a new culinary program associated with a new Columbia River itinerary in 2012. The new onboard dining program features a menu dominated by local and sustainable foods in addition to a selection of wines and craft beers that have gained the region international acclaim. At the same time, Lindblad …

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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 …

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Cruise Report: Great Western River Cruise

Aboard the Queen of the West, Sept 25 – Oct 2, 2010 If you want a cruise steeped in history, this is for you. We had watched the Ken Burns video prior to going, and it was immensely helpful in understanding the magnitude of the Lewis & Clark 4000 mile exploration in 1804-1806. Traveling up …

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