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American Empress, Magnificent Pacific Northwest ex Vancouver Roundtrip – 05 Dec 2022

Cruise Only 6 nights with American Empress departing 05th December 2022

Cruise Inclusions

5 Night Cruise sailing from Vancouver roundtrip aboard American Empress. 1 Night pre cruise hotel stay in Vancouver.

Itinerary

*Itinerary and shore excursions are subject to change and may vary by departure.
  • Full itinerary
    7 days
  • Day
    1
    Vancouver, Washington, USA
  • Vancouver, Washington, USA

    Enjoy your complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening is yours to become acquainted with the city. Our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about your upcoming voyage to reserving premium experiences. Both American Queen Steamboat Company and local representatives will be readily available to provide you with dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here.

  • Day
    2
    Vancouver, Washington, USA
  • Vancouver, Washington, USA

    A suburb of Portland, Oregon, Vancouver, Washington, has taken on a distinctive identity of its own. Located in an ideal spot among Mount St. Helens, the Columbia River Gorge and the Pacific Coast, Vancouver boasts a newly renovated waterfront and an abundance of activities, scenic landscapes and historic attractions for all to enjoy.

  • Day
    3
    Stevenson, WA
  • Stevenson, WA

    Stevenson embraces the adventurist – with hiking trails, hot springs and local wineries, a visitor is sure to find plenty to do. Opportunities for educational enlightenment abound within the Columbia River Gorge Interpretive Center and at Bonneville Dam. Consider a stop downtown to visit restaurants, cafés and small locally owned shops in which reside treasures of the Pacific Northwest.

  • Day
    4
    The Dalles
  • The Dalles

    At the end of the overland Oregon Trail, The Dalles holds a unique place in history as a jumping-off spot for pioneers, soldiers, gold miners, adventurers, gun-slingers, floozies and scallywags. The Dalles, although a part of the Oregon High Desert, features a long growing season and a relatively warm climate that supports the growing of grapes. As a result, the region is home to a wine scene unlike any other in Oregon. Visitors will be pleased to see the rolling hills speckled with vineyards.

  • Day
    5
    Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Portland, Oregon, USA

    Portland is a city located in the Northwestern United States, near the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers in the state of Oregon. It is known as “The City of Roses” and also for its many parks and gardens, lively music scene and its large number of microbreweries.

    The major tourism districts in Portland include Chinatown, Old Town and the trendy Lloyd District, containing America’s first major shopping mall.

    Major tourist attractions include the Oregon Zoo, the Tom McCall Waterfront on the banks of Willamette River; the World Forestry Discovery Center, and Washington Park – a large park, containing the famous Japanese Garden, Hoyt Arboretum and rose gardens.

    Portland is also home to numerous museums. Some of the most popular include the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), the Portland Children’s Museum, the Oregon Jewish Museum, the Oregon Maritime Center and Museum and the Portland Art Museum.

    Things to See and Do

    * Oregon Museum of Science and Industry * Portland Art Museum * Washington Park & Oregon Zoo * Portland International Rose Test Gardens * Old Town area

    General information

    Cruise Season – May – October Currency –

    United States Dollar (USD) Language – English Population – 583,000 approx

    Land Area –

    347.9 km2 Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below Time – GMT minus eight hours International Country Telephone Code – 1

    Port Location – The Port of Portland terminal facilities are located on the Willamette and Columbia rivers.

    Travel Links – Portland’s main airport is Portland International Airport, located about 20 minutes by car (40 minutes by MAX) northeast of downtown. In addition Portland is home to Oregon’s only public use heliport, the Portland Downtown Heliport.

    Amtrak, the national passenger rail system, provides service to Portland at Union Station on three routes. Long-haul train routes include the Coast Starlight (with service from Los Angeles to Seattle) and the Empire Builder (with service from Portland to Chicago.) The Amtrak Cascades commuter trains operate between Vancouver, British Columbia and Eugene, Oregon, and serve Portland several times daily.

    Greyhound provides bus service along the West coast as well as from points inland. Amtrak provides different routes to various cities like Seattle and San Francisco via their buses.

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    6
    Astoria, Oregon, USA
  • Astoria, Oregon, USA

    Astoria is known to be the oldest American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains. There is no doubting the richness of the history grounded in this Columbia River town. For thousands of years, the Clatsop Tribe inhabited the lands. Today, you can climb to the top of the Astoria Column – wrapped in depictions of history – look out over the landscape toward the Pacific Ocean and watch your model wooden airplane glide through the air to its rest below.

  • Day
    7
    Vancouver, Washington, USA
  • Vancouver, Washington, USA

    A suburb of Portland, Oregon, Vancouver, Washington, has taken on a distinctive identity of its own. Located in an ideal spot among Mount St. Helens, the Columbia River Gorge and the Pacific Coast, Vancouver boasts a newly renovated waterfront and an abundance of activities, scenic landscapes and historic attractions for all to enjoy.

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Vancouver, Washington, USA

Enjoy your complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening is yours to become acquainted with the city. Our Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and our friendly staff can assist with everything from general questions about your upcoming voyage to reserving premium experiences. Both American Queen Steamboat Company and local representatives will be readily available to provide you with dining, entertainment and sightseeing options to maximize your time here.

Pricing and Cabins

Please select your preferred category and cabin configuration/price. Then select Continue to provide your contact details and preferences. Our cruise specialists will check availability and respond to you as soon as possible.
Category Twin/pp Single/pp
D - Outside Stateroom with Window
E - Veranda Stateroom
C - Deluxe Veranda Stateroom
B - Superior Veranda Stateroom
A - Suite with Veranda
LS - Luxury Suite with Veranda
SO - Single Outside Stateroom with Veranda
Please select your preferred category and cabin configuration/price. Then select Continue to provide your contact details and preferences. Our cruise specialists will check availability and respond to you as soon as possible.

voyage-id: 70, cf-cruise-id: 82075

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