Project Description

Columbia and Snake River

Columbia & Snake River Cruise | American Harmony

Escorted By Larry & Lynda Jackson · Oct 12-20, 2021

We’ll be cruising aboard the new (2019) riverboat, American Harmony, to see the magnificent scenery of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Embrace your inner pioneer as you travel along the epic route forged by Lewis and Clark more than 200 years ago.

View an array of scenery from the lush landscapes of the Columbia River Gorge, to dramatic Mount St. Helen’s to the high desert bordering Snake River’s Hell’s Canyon. Sample local wines and authentic regional dishes.

Along the way enjoy your comfortable surroundings in this new small ship and be pampered with the personalized service. It accommodates only 190 guests! Your stateroom will be spacious with private balconies from which to admire the ever-changing views. Experts guides, guest speaker presentations, and talented regional performers will round out your days.

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Each Columbia and Snake Rivers itinerary comes complete with a Complimentary Pre-Cruise Package, providing you with a seamless way to board the ship and explore the local area. Arrive the day before your scheduled cruise date and American Cruise Lines will handle the rest. The package includes a premium hotel stay, where you can enjoy the city at your leisure. On the morning of the cruise, meet in the hotel lobby after breakfast and we will transport you to the ship to begin your cruise. All luggage will be brought directly from the hotel and placed in your stateroom aboard the ship.

*Note: Pre-Cruise Packages must be reserved at least 30 days before your cruise date. Subject to availability.

Nestled at the convergence of the Snake and Clearwater Rivers in southeast Washington, Clarkston is the gateway to North America’s deepest gorge, Hells Canyon. Named for William Clark of the historic Lewis and Clark Expedition, the town features beautiful scenic vistas, year-round recreation, an inland seaport rich in history. Follow the footsteps of the pioneers before us as you explore Clarkston’s natural bounty and small town charm.

Pendleton is known for its beautiful countryside, indigenous Native American tribes, and the network of underground tunnels created a century ago for illicit activities. The area is also famous for its lucrative wool trade in the 18th and 19th centuries. Visit The REACH Museum in Richland which illustrates the culture and history of the region through engaging exhibits, artifacts, and tours.

Located between Mount Hood and Mount Adams, The Dalles is famous for being the last stop on the historic Oregon Trail. To the pioneers, the terrain was treacherous; to today’s visitors, it is simply stunning. Overlooking the Columbia River Gorge is Cascade Cliffs Winery, the ideal place to spend an afternoon with expert sommeliers enjoying the bounty of the fertile Columbia Valley.

The Columbia River Gorge is a spectacular river canyon cutting through the Cascade Mountain Range with amazing natural contrasts of rain forest and desert, sea-level passage and alpine meadows. As a the largest federally protected National Scenic Area in the United States, the Gorge boasts stunning waterfalls, basalt cliffs, lakes, streams, rivers, and fields of wildflowers.

In the 1800’s, Lewis & Clark traveled down the scenic Columbia River Gorge on their journey westward, with the Oregon Trail pioneers following soon after. Today, the area offers a variety history museums and art centers, fine dining, theaters, wineries, many recreational opportunities, as well as some of the most impressive landscapes in the world.

Perhaps the most impactful of all landmarks in the region is Mount St. Helens. From high on an overlook, bear witness to the awesome power of the volcano whose eruption in 1980 scorched 230 square miles of forest land and forever changed the landscape. Expert guides will show you the pumice plain and lava dome as they explain the effect the volcano had on the lives of those in the surrounding towns. 

A nationally significant historic region at the western end of the Lewis & Clark Trail, Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies. In the winter of 1805-06, the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discover Expedition was headquartered at Fort Clatsop. In 1955, a replica of the fort was built near the original site and was eventually named a National Monument. With its steep hills and beautiful Victorian homes, Astoria has been called the “Little San Francisco of the Pacific Northwest” and has a revitalized downtown ideal for shopping and dining. 

We’ll end our journey on Hayden Island, discovered by Lieutenant William Robert Broughton in 1792. It is located on an island in the Columbia River between Vancouver, Washington, and Oregon..

THIS ESCORTED CRUISE OFFER ENDS AUG. 28, 2021.
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Pricing* 

 $6,985 Per Person, AAL Private Balcony

CABIN SPACE IS VERY LIMITED
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Double Occupancy, Including Port Charges and Taxes

Payable at time of booking · 50% penalty for cancellations · Does not include airfare

AAL staterooms can be found on the second deck and offer a luxurious 300 sq. ft. of living space. Each room is equipped with plush seating, full-size bathroom, and a private balcony with large sliding glass doors that offer great views of the Mississippi scenery. These staterooms are the epitome of comfort and relaxation.

Inclusions with this Luxury Cruise

  • Pre Cruise Hotel Package
  • Daily Shore Excursions
  • Beer and Wine at Meals
  • Cocktail hour each evening with Acclaimed Entertainment
  • Award Winning Enrichment Programs
  • Gourmet Culinary Experience
  • Free Wi-Fi

CABIN SPACE IS VERY LIMITED
CALL US TODAY TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION 

(321)242-1331

American Harmony

The American River Cruise revolution continues with American Harmony, the second in American Cruise Lines’ highly anticipated series of contemporary riverboats. These, the first modern riverboats ever in the U.S., have introduced many pioneering innovations to America’s waters.

With a capacity of just 190 guests, American Harmony has the modern amenities and contemporary styling that today’s traveler has come to expect. Featured are expansive lounges with large glass windows, offering astounding views. This new ship also features a five-story, glass-enclosed atrium with a large domed skylight, which serves as the central gathering point for the entire ship.

Our new suite design allows for unprecedented comfort while traveling, beginning with the new Grand Suites featuring 800 square feet of private space. These spacious suites include two glass walls and a wraparound private balcony. Complimentary room service during select mealtimes is available for every stateroom, but the Grand Suites offer ample space to host small cocktail parties or private dinner events.

Experience the American Harmony for yourself on our Lower Mississippi and Columbia & Snake Rivers itineraries.

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