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Lewis & Clark Cruise

Lewis and Clark Cruises

on the Columbia and Snake Rivers

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. Discover the maritime history of the rivers in Astoria, the picturesque beauty of Multnomah Falls and the famous wineries along the shores of this remarkable area. 

Lewis and Clark Cruise Dates


March 26, 2016
April 2, 2016
April 9, 2016
April 23, 2016
May 7, 2016 May 14, 2016
June 25, 2016
July 2, 2016
July 30, 2016
  August 6, 2016

Todd Weber - Bringing History to Life

Todd Weber   

We’re very pleased to announce the return of Todd Weber as our special guest aboard select Lewis and Clark Cruises. Todd has sailed the Columbia River aboard 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 in-depth knowledge, hand-crafted period attire and passion for American History provide guests a unique insight into the Lewis and Clark expedition and American History.

Join us aboard a Lewis and Clark cruise on the Columbia River to experience a memorable journey through the Pacific Northwest. 
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Customer Testimonials
  • "I enjoyed watching the beautiful scenery sailing down the Columbia and snake Rivers. I loved the peacefulness of the cruise and the relaxed atmosphere."
    Marie R, 
  • "Although we enjoyed everything about this cruise, the lectures by the riverlorian were very interesting and informative. His delivery and sense of humor added to his stories."
    Robert L.
  • "This was our seventh sailing with ACL - it and all others have been terrific!"
    William and Emma W.
  • 'Well organized all the way. We had a great time. The fall foliage was beautiful."
    Douglas and Karen H.

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