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Escorted Colombia & Snake Rivers | Aug 28, 2023 | American Cruise Lines

Cruise the American Frontier

On this 8-day journey, you will travel along the epic route forged by Lewis & Clark more than 200 years ago. As you cruise, the dramatic landscapes will offer a spectacular transformation from mountain forests and meadows to desert canyons. Along the way, American Cruise Line’s award winning onshore and onboard enrichment programs will bring the spirit of the frontier alive.

It’s escorted by Chris Archer, owner of Good Life Travel..

Colombia & Snake River Cruise · on American Jazz

Aug 28, 2023 | 7 Nights/8 Days | Clarkston to Astoria, WA

Stateroom Category (All Private Balconies)DeckSize (sq.ft.)Fare Per Person*
AARMain Deck275$6,120
AAL2nd Deck300$6.685
AAC3rd Deck315$7,015
AAM4th Deck350$7,655
Verandah5th Deck405$8,550
Owners3rd Deck645$9,695
Grand5th Deck800$12,005
Single2nd,3rd, or 4th Deck250$7,460

* Based on double occupancy (except where single noted) and availability. Port fees and taxes are an additional, please inquire. See also terms and conditions.

American Jazz Deck Plans

Your Itinerary

An optional pre-cruise hotel stay is available providing you with a seamless way to board the ship and an opportunity to explore the surrounding area.

This city is named for William Clark of the famous explorer duo of Lewis and Clark.

This day you will be cruising the Snake River. Relax on the Sundeck or your private balcony and admire the view. Keep your eyes open for the local wildlife.

Pendleton is known for its beautiful countryside, indigenous North American tribes, and century-old illicit tunnels. This area is also famous for the wool trade in the past. In Richland, you can visit the REACH Museum for a glimpse of the area’s culture and history.

The Dalles was the last stop on the Oregon Trail. Visit Maryhill Winery and enjoy its bounty as you take in the surrounding scenery of  the Colombia River Gorge. Hood River sits at the base of Mount Hood and is the center of the cluster of small towns on the banks of the Colombia. Its trading post is famous for being the terminus of the Mount Hood Railroad.

Be amazed by the Colombia River Gorge which cuts through the Cascade Mountains. This is the largest federally-protected National Scenic Area in the country. Waterfalls, lakes, streams, meadows, cliffs and alpine meadows are all found here. Enjoy a complimentary excursion to the Bonneville Dam.

Enjoy Kalama, a small town, with its wineries, antique stores, and pleasant walks. Nearby Mount St. Helen’s dominates the landscape. It exploded in 1980 devastating the surrounding region. Enjoy a complimentary excursion to this volcano.

Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies. It’s been called” Little San Francisco of the Pacific Northwest” due to the Victorian architecture and its steep hills. Complimentary excursions are the Astoria Local loop and the Colombia River Maritime Museum.

Your river cruise ends here in this town tucked between the Colombia and Williamette rivers.

Note: Ship, schedules, rates and itinerary subject to change.


Mount Hood

Escorted Colombia & Snake - Chris


This exciting package includes the following: One-night hotel stay in Clarkston, WA, all featured shore excursions, gratuities, gourmet meals, a cocktail hour every evening, beer and wine with lunch and dinner, on-board entertainment and a post-cruise transfer to the airport in Portland, OR.
Space is limited! Reserve your cabin now with a deposit of $500 per person.

Escorted Colombia & Snake - Oregan woodland scene

Terms & Conditions: All fares shown are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy (unless noted otherwise) and subject to availability at time of booking. Port fees and taxes are not included in the fare, please inquire; neither are flights, travel insurance or items of a personal nature. Air and travel insurance may be arranged. Deposit of $500 per person is required before your cruise is considered booked. Pricing, ship, and itinerary may change without notice, inquire about current rates and availabilities.  Other restrictions may apply.

Please contact your travel professional at this agency for further information.

This agency reserves the right to correct any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in this publication at any time without notice.