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Vancouver, WA/Clarkston
8-night Pacific Northwest Splendor Cruise – Portland, OR (Vancouver, WA) to Spokane, WA (Clarkston)
May 9, 2021
American Queen Steamboat Company: American Empress
Vancouver, WA/Clarkston
Vacation Offer ID 1415709
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Limited Availability
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Exclusive Offer
  • $100 per Couple Shipboard Credit

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The Signature Collection – Exclusive Amenities
The Signature Collection Sailings offer Exceptional Value and Exclusive Amenities.

Cruise Inclusions

  • Complimentary Pre-Cruise Hotel Overnight Stay
  • Complimentary Open Bars and lounges throughout the vessel
  • Complimentary Shore Excursions
  • Complimentary Room Service available 24 Hours a Day
  • Complimentary Internet Service
  • Masterful Regional Cuisine
  • Lively Cabaret Entertainment, Story Telling & Lectures
  • Authentic Paddlewheeler Vessel
8-night Pacific Northwest Splendor Cruise – Portland, OR (Vancouver, WA) to Spokane, WA (Clarkston)
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Vancouver, WA

Vancouver, WA 05/09/2021

Enjoy your complimentary stay at the pre-cruise hotel. The evening is yours to become acquainted with the city. The Hospitality Desk will be located in the hotel, and the 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.,
05/09/2021 05/09/2021
Vancouver, WA

Vancouver, WA 05/10/2021

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

Cruise Starts (Embarkation) 05/10/2021

Vancouver, Washington, a suburb of Portland, Oregon, has taken on a distinctive identity of its own. Located in an ideal spot close to Mount St. Helens and the Columbia River Gorge, Vancouver boasts a newly renovated waterfront and an abundance of activities, scenic landscapes, and historic attractions for all to enjoy.,
05/10/2021 05/10/2021
Vancouver, WA

Vancouver, WA 05/10/2021

Vancouver, Washington, a suburb of Portland, Oregon, has taken on a distinctive identity of its own. Located in an ideal spot close to Mount St. Helens and the Columbia River Gorge, Vancouver boasts a newly renovated waterfront and an abundance of activities, scenic landscapes, and historic attractions for all to enjoy.,
05/10/2021 05/10/2021
Astoria

Astoria 05/11/2021

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 — and look out over the landscape toward the Pacific Ocean and watch your model wooden airplane glide through the air to its rest below.,
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River Cruising

River Cruising 05/12/2021

Watch small river towns and lush landscapes slowly become lost in the horizon as sunlight plays upon the deck. Take hold of a literary classic, curl up on a plush chair in a cozy corner, and relish in the moment of tranquility. Experience the fulfillment that river cruising offers.,
05/12/2021 05/12/2021
Stevenson

Stevenson 05/13/2021

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.,
05/13/2021 05/13/2021
The Dalles

The Dalles 05/14/2021

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.,
05/14/2021 05/14/2021
Richland

Richland 05/15/2021

Step off the boat directly into a perfectly polished park, and take a short stroll to downtown shops, eateries, and attractions. Incorporated in 1910, Richland remained a small agricultural community until it was acquired by the U.S. Army for the site of the Hanford Engineer Works — used to produce plutonium during World War II and the Cold War. Today, the historic B Reactor and other important historic venues are part of the Manhattan Project National Historic Park. This and many other intriguing locations are offered as part of your experience in Richland.,
05/15/2021 05/15/2021
Clarkston

Clarkston 05/16/2021

Nestled at the union of the Snake and Clearwater Rivers in southeast Washington, Clarkston is the gateway to North America's deepest gorge — Hells Canyon — on the Snake River. Picturesque vistas, year-round mild climates, and a deep history make this scenic inland port a desirable stop. Spend the day enjoying Clarkston, Washington, and neighboring Lewiston, Idaho, while tracing the legacy of the journey of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark — for whom the cities are named.,
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Clarkston

Clarkston 05/17/2021

As the journey concludes, there are other opportunities for you to take in the town. Enjoy the city at your leisure, or consider a post-cruise premium experience with airport transfer.,
05/17/2021 05/17/2021
American Queen Steamboat Company: American Empress

Proudly serving as the largest overnight riverboat west of the Mississippi River, the American Empress cruises the Columbia and Snake Rivers delivering a rich sense of history in modern comfort.

Ship Statistics
Year Built
2014
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Tonnage (GRT)
2000
Guests (Lowers)
224
Total Guests
210
Passenger Decks
4
Number of Crew
70
Officers' Nationality
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
Total Rooms
112
Suites
8
Balconies
97
Ocean/River View
7
Interior
–
Accessible
2

Balcony

Single Outside Stateroom With Veranda (SO) Limited Availability
Single Outside Stateroom With Veranda
  • Category: SO
  • Deck 2 - Frontier Deck
The single outside stateroom is slightly scaled down for the single traveler, but allows you to take full advantage of the splendid features of our Deluxe Veranda Staterooms.

  • 160 sq. ft.
  • Single bed
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Private veranda
  • Interior access
  • Frontier Deck
Veranda Stateroom (E) Limited Availability
Veranda Stateroom
  • Category: E
  • Deck 4 - Vista View Deck
Enjoy a great value with this efficient yet spacious staterooms. Your semi-private veranda provides a quiet place to watch the ever-changing scenery.

  • 150 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Semi-private veranda
  • Interior access
  • Vista View Deck
Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (C) Limited Availability
Deluxe Veranda Stateroom
  • Category: C
  • Deck 3 - Discovery Deck
  • Deck 2 - Frontier Deck
Deluxe Veranda Staterooms are a popular choice for many couples. Share a toast on your private veranda as you glide through the fresh air of Pacific Northwest.

  • 180 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Private veranda
  • Interior access
  • Discovery and Frontier Decks
Superior Veranda Stateroom (B) Limited Availability
Superior Veranda Stateroom
  • Category: B
  • Deck 4 - Vista View Deck
  • Deck 3 - Discovery Deck
  • Deck 2 - Frontier Deck
Enjoy your spacious stateroom, with a cozy sitting area or a panoramic view through the large forward-facing windows. Your private veranda provides a quiet place to watch the ever-changing scenery.

  • 210-250 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Sitting area
  • Private veranda
  • Interior access
  • Vista View, Discovery and Frontier Decks

Suite

Luxury Suite With Veranda (LS) Limited Availability
Luxury Suite With Veranda
  • Category: LS
  • Deck 3 - Discovery Deck
  • Deck 2 - Frontier Deck
Feel as if you own theAmerican Empressin this expansive suite. You are treated to sweeping river views through large windows facing forward and starboard. Step out onto your private veranda, and scan the riverbanks for wildlife. Converse in your spacious sitting room complete with a large flat-screen TV, premium sound, cocktail table and wet bar. As a guest of our Luxury Suite, you will be treated to exclusive suite-levelCommodore Services and amenities, as well as River Butler service. 

  • 410 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Sitting area with sofa
  • Private veranda
  • Interior access
  • Discovry and Frontier Decks
  • Commodore Services, including a River Butler
Suite With Veranda (A) Limited Availability
Suite With Veranda
  • Category: A
  • Deck 4 - Vista View Deck
Enjoy this large suite with a comfortable sitting area and premium sound system. Your semi-private veranda provides splendid river views from four stories above the river, and direct access to the wraparound Vista View Deck, perfect for sharing a view and socializing with fellow guests.

  • 310 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Sitting area with sofa
  • Semi-private veranda
  • Interior and exterior access
  • Vista View Deck

River View

Outside Stateroom With Window (DS) Limited Availability
  • Category: DS
  • Deck 1 - Explore Deck

These large staterooms provide a cozy atmosphere and spectacular river views through a generously sized window.

  • 180 sq. ft.
  • Queen bed or two single beds
  • Full bathroom with shower
  • Interior access
  • Explorer Deck
Fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, are per person and do not include air or land transportation. Port charges, government fees/taxes are additional and not included in the fare.
Prices are cruise-only, per person, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted). Taxes, port fees and gratuities are additional.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Deck 4 - Vista View Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Luxury Suite With Veranda (LS)
  • Suite With Veranda (A)
  • Superior Veranda Stateroom (B)
  • Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (C)
  • Veranda Stateroom (E)
  • Single Outside Stateroom With Veranda (SO)
  • Outside Stateroom With Window (D)
Deck 3 - Discovery Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Luxury Suite With Veranda (LS)
  • Suite With Veranda (A)
  • Superior Veranda Stateroom (B)
  • Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (C)
  • Veranda Stateroom (E)
  • Single Outside Stateroom With Veranda (SO)
  • Outside Stateroom With Window (D)
Deck 2 - Frontier Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Luxury Suite With Veranda (LS)
  • Suite With Veranda (A)
  • Superior Veranda Stateroom (B)
  • Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (C)
  • Veranda Stateroom (E)
  • Single Outside Stateroom With Veranda (SO)
  • Outside Stateroom With Window (D)
Deck 1 - Explore Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Luxury Suite With Veranda (LS)
  • Suite With Veranda (A)
  • Superior Veranda Stateroom (B)
  • Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (C)
  • Veranda Stateroom (E)
  • Single Outside Stateroom With Veranda (SO)
  • Outside Stateroom With Window (D)