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Spring Cruise Collection

Cruising America's great rivers and scenic waterways during spring offers guests a terrific opportunity to see amazing landscapes and wildlife during a majestic time of change. From the banks of the Mississippi River to the many islands of Puget Sound, we have a wonderful collection of spring cruise itineraries that will create lasting memories. Experience some of America's most vibrant regions with our spring cruise collection. 

• Puget Sound & San Juan Islands Cruises

• Lower Mississippi River Cruises

• Historic South & Golden Isles Cruises

• Columbia & Snake River Cruises

• Great Rivers of Florida Cruises

Chesapeake Bay Cruises

         River Cruises
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Puget Sound & San Juan Islands Cruises

Puget Sound CruiseDiverse Wildlife


Nestled between Canada’s Vancouver Island and the U.S. mainland are hundreds of islands – many of which are uninhabited – and home to a diverse natural wonderland. Enjoy cruising with the majestic Olympic and Cascade mountains as your background. This region abounds with rare wildlife, including sea lions, hawks, and whales. Refreshing and enlightening, the Puget Sound cruise is perfect for a relaxing springtime experience.  

Ports of Call: Seattle, Anacortes, Friday Harbor, Victoria, Port Angeles, Port Townsend and Poulsbo

Special Theme Cruises
Puget Sound Food & Wine Cruise: April 9, 2016
Tulip Festival Cruise: April 16 and 23, 2016
 Whales & Wildlife Cruise: April 30, 2016



Lower Mississippi River Cruises    


Mississippi Paddlewheel Riverboat

Queen of the Mississippi Paddlewheeler


Oak Alley Plantation
Oak Alley


Springtime cruising on the Mississippi River is a spectacular way to experience the American Heartland. The riverbanks and historic towns come alive as sprawling acres of gardens bloom with regional flora. Take a relaxing journey with us and soak up the warm Mississippi sunlight while marveling at the breathtaking views around every bend of the river.

Ports of Call: New Orleans, Oak Alley, Baton Rouge, St. Francisville, Natchez, Vicksburg, and Memphis

Special Theme Cruises:
Lower Mississippi River Music Cruises
April 9 and May 14, 2016
New Orleans Round-Trip Music Cruises
March 5 and April 9, 2016

Lower Mississippi Civil War Cruises
May 21, 2016
New Orleans Round-Trip Civil War Cruises
April 30, 2016



Historic South & Golden Isles Cruises

Savannah Georgia Cruises

Forsyth Fountain in Savannah, GA


Spring in the South is an awakening of color and wildlife. When beautiful azaleas bloom on tree-lined lanes and plantation gardens erupt with vibrant hues, you'll witness the deep South come to life. Migratory birds and waterfowl soar above while you travel along the stunning Intracoastal Waterway.   

Ports of Call: Charleston, Beaufort, Hilton Head, Savannah, St. Simons Island and Amelia Island

Special Theme Cruises:
Civil War Cruises: April 9, 2016



Columbia & Snake River Cruises

 Columbia and Snake River CruiseColumbia River Gorge


Be introduced to the stunning springtime beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy the rich tapestry of ever-changing landscapes, thriving wildlife habitats and fascinating human endeavors that define this region. Deep river canyons, lush forested slopes and sparkling waterfalls make this place a beautiful backdrop for your springtime story to unfold.

You may also enjoy our Portland Round-Trip cruise along the Columbia River.

Ports of Call: Portland, Astoria, Rainier, Stevenson, The Dalles, Pendleton, Richland and Clarkston

Special Theme Cruises:
Lewis & Clark Cruises: April 2, April 9, and May 14, 2016



Great Rivers of Florida Cruises

Great Rivers of Florida CruiseAmelia Island, FL


This cruise along the St. Johns River is the perfect tropical escape. Florida is a botanical haven, with bright, blooming flowers amidst the palm trees that border the river. Nature enthusiasts will enjoy close-up views of indigenous wildlife including manatee and alligators. Warm mineral springs, sub-tropical blooms and historic ruins make this Florida river cruise the perfect spring getaway.

Ports of Call: Palatka, Ocala National Forest, Green Cove Springs, St. Augustine, and Amelia Island


Chesapeake Bay Cruises


Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Hooper Strait Lighthouse
  Enjoy the maritime history, fascinating guided shore excursions and delicious blue crab on the Chesapeake Bay cruises. Step back in time when visting early colonial towns includng Williamsburg and Yorktown. Tour the home of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis and Fort McHenry in Baltimore where Francis Scott Key was inspired to pen "The Star-Spangled Banner".

Also view our 6 and 7-night Crabfest cruises on the Chesapeake Bay.

Ports of Call: Baltimore, Williamsburg, Yorktown, Tangier Island, Cambridge, Oxford, St. Michaels and Annapolis