American Empress Steamboat
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Follow in the footsteps of Lewis & Clark
along the Columbia and Snake Rivers on the American Empress.

Nowhere west of the Rhine River, until the Coumbia River Valley, do the spectacles of majestic mountains, world-class wine regions, unforgettable regional cuisine, a riparian ocean confluence, unique cultures, and profound historical events combine in one strip of river geography. Explore this region while experiencing luxury and "edutainment" aboard the American Empress.


American Empress
distinctions include:

  • The largest and most elegant riverboat in the Pacific Northwest
  • Extensive regional art collection
  • Complimentary shore excursions in every port, utilizing dedicated fleet of deluxe motorcoaches
  • Regional Pacific Northwest cuisine utilizing fresh ingredients creatively combined with contemporary flair
  • All cabins feature either balcony or picture window
  • Country club casual ambiance, formal wear not required
  • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian, the onboard historical and culural expert
  • Gracious service from a friendly all-American staff

To book a journey please contact our tour VIP desk at +1 202 772 8000 or scalhoun@historichotels.org.

American Empress - Colombia and Snake River Cruises

American Empress Voyages on American Empress Steamboat, while cruising along the Columbia and Snake Rivers, incites moments of sheer perfection with her seamless blend of stunning backdrops, exceptional dining venues, dynamic public spaces and stunning décor. Step aboard and delight in the luxurious modern amenities, gracious service and endless authentic experiences that awaits. Book Now


To book a journey please contact our tour VIP desk at +1 202 772 8000 or scalhoun@historichotels.org.

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