American Empress Voyage Dates
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Day 1: Hotel Stay - Vancouver, WA/Portland, OR
Enjoy a one-night luxury hotel stay in Vancouver, WA and explore the city before boarding the American Empress the following day.
Day 2: Vancouver, WA/Portland, OR | Depart 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a complimentary breakfast at the hotel and explore Vancouver before boarding on the American Empress.
Day 3: Astoria, OR
Situated near the mouth of the Columbia River, Astoria is lined with shops and cafes along the Riverwalk. Visit the George Flavel House for a peek at the 19th-century life of a millionaire or discover the Native American culture of Clatsop County at the Heritage Museum. Be sure to enjoy the views from the top of the Astoria Column more than 600 feet above the water.
Day 4: The Dalles, OR
The end of the Oregon Trail, The Dalles is a charming town where shoppers will adore its boutiques and oenophiles will enjoy Sunshine Mills Winery, inventors of Copa Di Vino or “wine by the glass.” Explore Fort Dalles Museum and the Original Courthouse Museum where early pioneer life is put on display.
Day 5: Stevenson, WA
Stevenson boasts a beautiful Nature’s power and beauty surround Stevenson, home of the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center where visitors can learn about the geological forces that shaped this area. A tour of the Bonneville Dam will reveal the unique challenges of building this power plant with a minimal impact to wildlife.
Day 6: Tri-Cities (Richland), WA
The charming city of Richland is home to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s first national monument and is known for its unique history, culture, and landscape. Enjoy the sweeping landscape and towering bluffs of the Handford Reach National Monument while learning about the Native American culture and Lewis and Clark.
Day 7: Tri-Cities (Richland), WA
In 1805, Lewis and Clark and their Indian guide Sacajawea camped here, an event immortalized at Sacajawea State Park. Venture into the County Mercantile Store, part of a working farm with agricultural demonstrations.
Day 8: Clarkston, WA
Nez Perce National Historic Park tells the story of the Nez Perce Native American tribe who assisted Lewis and Clark and still reside in the area today, or uncover the past from one-room schoolhouses to ice harvesting at the Clarkston Heritage Museum.
Day 9: Clarkston, WA | Disembark 8:00 a.m.
Disembark the American Empress and begin the journey home from this authentic Pacific Northwest experience.
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