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Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey

Two great rivers and a region’s bounty

Travel along the Columbia and Snake Rivers as early explorers, settlers, and natives did—by the waterways that stretch far inland from the Pacific Ocean. You’ll experience the region’s history, harvests, and landscapes sailing through a beautiful land that offers access to fantastic wineries, places to kayak and hike, and extraordinary scenery. Taste local fruit from a nearby orchard and enjoy views of Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams. Learn of the struggles experienced by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark while they made their way to the Pacific Coast. And on our spring itinerary spend a lively day in bountiful Walla Walla, Washington, where you’ll enjoy a special lunch and tasting at one of the city’s celebrated wineries.

  • Sail in the wake of Lewis and Clark and their legendary Corps of Discovery expedition

  • Spend a day cruising through the spectacular Columbia River Gorge, taking in the views from the bow and perfecting your landscape photography skills

  • Taste the bounty of the region through their harvests and fresh, local, and delectable cuisine

  • Experience the region up close on water-level Zodiac and kayak forays on the Palouse River or by hiking monumental Beacon Rock

  • Transit a series of eight locks that lift the ship 700 feet—10 times the elevation of the Panama Canal

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Duration

8 Days

Price

From $5,880 per person
(does not include flight)

Dates

Apr

Sep

Oct

Special offers

THE UNITED COASTS OF AMERICA

$500 AIR CREDIT

TRAVELING AS A GROUP

COMBINING OFFERS

EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS

BACK-TO-BACK SAVINGS

CELEBRATE LIFE'S MILESTONES

BRINGING THE KIDS

FREE BAR POLICY

SOLO TRAVELER SAVINGS

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Day By Day

Tour museums, historic sites, and either an orchard or a winery. You’ll walk, hike, kayak, or Zodiac cruise—most days off-the-ship outings will be offered. Or, if you’d prefer to take an afternoon off, you’re welcome to grab a good book and relax on our ship’s sundeck. Explore with a top team who illuminate all you see—go with an expedition leader, several naturalists, a historian, and a geologist, plus a certified photo instructor and a wellness specialist.

Fall

Embark

Portland, Oregon

Disembark

Clarkston, Washington

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Reverse Fall

Embark

Clarkston, Washington

Disembark

Portland, Oregon

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Spring

Embark

Portland, Oregon

Disembark

Clarkston, Washington

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Reverse Spring

Embark

Clarkston, Washington

Disembark

Portland, Oregon

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Pacific Northwest 2021-22
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Pacific Northwest 2021-22

In the Wake of Lewis & Clark Spring Or Fall | Explore British Columbia & the San Juan Islands | New! History & Wine in Lewiston | Plus Air Credit & Solo Offers