River Cruise Tours
River cruise vacations offer a unique vantage point on cruising—and the country. Smaller vessels offer more personal, intimate travel experiences with all the same great amenities of ocean cruising like excellent meals, entertainment and activities. Traveling along the river on a smaller ship also means you are a closer to land and the changing panoramas that are the colorful backdrop of your vacation.
Pair a river cruise along the USA’s Mississippi River, Canada’s St. Lawrence River, or Europe’s Rhine, Main and Moselle with a regional train vacation plus city stays and sightseeing and the result is a memorable rail and river cruise vacation fantastic destinations including Memphis, Vicksburg, and New Orleans in the USA; Quebec City, Perce and Montreal in Canada; and Prague, Nuremberg, Cochem, Rudesheim, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, and Paris in Europe.
Rail and River Cruises
Coast Starlight and the Columbia River Cruise 10 days from £2507
Travel along the dazzling Pacific Coast aboard the Coast Starlight for the overnight journey from Los Angeles to Portland, where you will meet the American Empress for your river cruise along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Highlights of your Pacific Northwest adventure include visits to Astoria, The Dalles and Sacajawea State Park.
Departs from June 2016 to October 2017.
Pacific Northwest and the Columbia River Cruise 11 days from £2227
Travel the storied pioneer route from Chicago to Portland by train for a Pacific Northwest adventure that continues through Oregon and Washington, following the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the American Empress steamboat.
Departs from July 2016 to September 2017.
A Christmas cruise along the Rhine 6 days from £1145
Take a refreshing Rhine Christmas cruise and discover a multitude of attractions, from the charming wine-making town of Rüdesheim and city of Cologne to the Lorelei Rock and the famously picturesque Rhine Gorge.
Departs from December 2017 to December 2017.