River Cruising on The American Empress


More than two centuries ago a small group of men were charged with
the unique and challenging mission to journey
through the unchartered Pacific Northwest in search
of an all water route to the Pacific Ocean, all while surveying its abundant natural
resources. Along the way, they discovered the
majesty of the Columbia and the Snake Rivers. It truly took
their breath away. Now you have the opportunity to take a
modern-day voyage of discovery just like Lewis and Clark, with luxury
amenities and the comforts of home aboard the American Empress. You will delight in gracious service, elegant accommodations, and authentic
experiences that have become synonymous with American Queen Steamboat Company river cruising. From the scenic river towns and
vineyards of Washington to the enchanting landscape send free
spirit of Oregon, it all begins aboard the American Empress.
Whether you are looking for a luxury suite, a charming private veranda, or
distinctive value we have the perfect fit. Each of our
rooms feature a custom built hardwood entertainment center and spacious
illuminated armoire. Fine linens, plush bedding, and a flat-screen TV complete each space. Not only will you step back in time to an age
when steamboats traversed America’s rivers but you return to win era where service
mattered. Our all-American, highly-trained staff takes genuine care to ensure that every
request is fulfilled and every detail attended to. Our
award-winning chefs carefully select them best seasonal and
local ingredients they prepare traditional recipes as well
as unique creations that showcase the region’s varied cuisine. Relax in the sophisticated
astoria dining room or savor the laid-back atmosphere of the
River Grill & Bar and its panoramic views of stunning
mountain sides. While on board enjoy complimentary wine
and beer with dinner along with cappuccino, espresso, bottled
water, and soft drinks throughout your voyage. The river is
always carrying us to a new adventure and that’s why we offer our exclusive
hop-on hop-off tours included as part of our vacation
packages. Whether riding a hop-on hop-off guided
circuit, delving into a historic site, or making the most of an independent day in town, each port provides its own distinctive
feel. You might even take advantage of our
complimentary bicycles and helmets. And not all the action is on shore. Night
after night top entertainers bring down the house in the show lounge. Or step into the paddle wheel lounge, an oasis where you can read a book by day, enjoy a pre-dinner cocktails or take in
some late-night entertainment. Rivers, like the
intrepid spirit of Lewis and Clark, have a way of enduring. Come see the Pacific
Northwest in all its grandeur aboard the American Empress. him

7 thoughts on “River Cruising on The American Empress

  1. I did not see anyone that was not white in the video. Don't they know that most of that area is at least half Latino?

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