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Lewis & Clark Theme Cruises

The Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to travel into the Western United States. Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson shortly after the Louisiana Purchase of 1803, Captain Meriwether Lewis and Second Lieutenant William Clark set out to explore the new territory for a practical route of travel and establish an American presence in the West before other nations attempted to claim it.

Follow the path pioneered by Lewis and Clark on an unforgettable Columbia & Snake River cruise, including a stop at Fort Clatsop, where the expeditionary team camped before heading back to St. Louis. Whether you are enthralled with the lush wildlife habitats, crystal clear rivers or rich landscapes, you will experience a trip through an are unchanged by time. Discover the deep maritime history of the rivers in Astoria, the picturesque beauty of Multnomah Falls and the famous wineries along the shores of this remarkable area of the world on a Columbia & Snake Rivers cruise.

Lewis and Clark Theme Cruises



Todd Weber - Bringing History to Life

We’re very pleased to announce the return of Todd Weber for all 2014 Lewis and Clark Cruises. His in-depth knowledge, period attire and passion for American History have made him a perennial passenger favorite.

Join us aboard a Lewis & Clark cruise on the Columbia River to experience Todd unique and memorable journey through the Pacific Northwest. Since 2004 Todd has joined American Cruise Lines on the Columbia River on board the "Queen of the West" as historian for American Cruise Lines sharing his appreciation for the ingenuity and character that existed in those who helped shape the history of the American West. His period clothing and colorful collection add to his presentations, making them visual and memorable.

Todd will be aboard the following cruises in 2014.

Lewis and Clark cruises on the Columbia and Snake River: April 12, May 3, May 17, and August 23rd.

Columbia River Wine Cruise: April 19th

Columbia and Snake Rivers cruise: May 10 and August 16th.

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For more information on this, or any of our exciting cruise itineraries, please call a Cruise Specialist at 1.800.460.4518. Talk to you soon.


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