Monday, March 19, 2012

Follow in the steps of Lewis Clark

— Enjoy rich, comfortable, and sumptuous living.

Let Cruisenet Tours & Travel and American Cruise Lines introduce you to the the stunning beauty of the Pacific Northwest and its fascinating sagas of fur traders and early explorers, pioneers, proud Native American Nations, and Lewis & Clark’s significant expedition - all aboard an authentic paddlewheeler, Queen of the West.

The Columbia River flows through a rich tapestry of ever-changing landscapes, thriving wildlife habitats, and fascinating human endeavours. With Washington State to the north and Oregon to the south, the landscape reflects the massive geological forces have been active for millions of years. From deep river canyons, lush forested slopes and sparkling waterfalls to snow capped mountains and the remote high desert country, this place is like no other.

Along the course of the river you will traverse seven sets of locks, bringing the ship to over 700 feet above sea level.

From Astoria, the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies, to the dramatic scenery of Hells Canyon on the Snake River, this journey allows you to follow in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark’s monumental expedition while discovering the natural wonder, native lore, pristine wilderness, and rich history along this epic course.

Queen of the West has the capacity to carry 120 guest. Many of the 63 staterooms have private balconies and all of them have satellite TV and internet access.

American Cruise Lines specializes in a unique style of small ship cruising along the inland waterways and rivers of the United States. Fascinating itineraries include the Pacific Northwest, Maine, New England Islands, Hudson River, Chesapeake Bay, the Historic South & Golden Isles, Florida, Alaska, and the Mississippi River. With no more than 150 guests onboard, passengers experience each port of call, up close and personal, all while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow travelers and the exemplary service that is the hallmark of American Cruise Lines.

Your masterfully skilled chef creates delectable feasts for each meal. Carefully selected fresh seafood meats, and produce are often purchased in the regions visited allowing the chef to highlight the cuisine with local flavour. Meals are prepared to order and served in the glass-enclosed dining room, where every seat offers a panoramic views of the beautiful scenery.

For bookings, visit us at CRUISENET TOURS & TRAVEL INC

Through Hells Canyon & Back Again
See what National Geographic has to say about the Columbia River!

TRAVEL TRIVIA: The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest Region of the United States.

TOP 5 Things to do in Portland, Oregon

Tax-Free Shopping
Powell’s City of Books. The 3-story city block of books, is located downtown.
Oregon Wine: Try a glass!
Try a pint of Oregon Microbrew Beer. Better yet, try a sampler at several Brew Pubs - they’re everywhere.
Walk in the Park. The City of Roses is also a City of Parks.

All aboard Queen of the West!
Columbia & Snake Rivers - 2012 Departures

8 Days 7 Nights starting @ $3,695/person
Clarkson, WA (or) Portland, OR

March 17, 24, 31
April 7, 14, 21, 28
May 5, 12, 19, 26
June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
July 7, 14, 21, 28
August 4, 11, 18, 25
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
October 6, 13, 20, 27
November 3, 10, 17, 24

To book your expedition email, or give us a call! 905-829-0111

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