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Routes and facilities of American West Steamboat Cruises

This Seattle based cruise line is the best option for passionate tourists who seek to enjoy a relaxing cruise vacation in luxury. This cruise line has been serving tourists since 1995 through the three great rivers of the West- Columbia, Willamette and Snake River. These ship lines are comparatively smaller than conventional cruising companies but the facilities and environment in here is relaxing and entertaining.

Cruise Routes:

  • Rainier to the Mt. St. Helens –View of National Volcanic Monument and the observatory.
  • Willamette Valley to Evergreen Aviation Museum To enjoy the Pinot wine and take lunch under the shadow of Spruce Goose.
  • Columbia River Gorge to Bonneville Dam- To enjoy the sceneries of Multnomah Falls, Beacon Rock, Crown Point, and Cape Horn.
  • Clarkston, Wash to Snake River- Taking a jet boat ride through the popular Hells Canyon.

Cruise Names:
Empress of the North, Queen of the West etc.


  • 65 luxurious rooms
  • 40  cabins with verandas
  • More than 120 passengers can join in Land excursions
  • On deck entertainment facilities
  • In room maintenance facilities
  • Travel insurance
  • Fitness centre
  • Entertainment for children
  • Dining options

These old styled paddle-wheeler cruises bring back the simpler time when relaxation was not a big deal. A serene and luxury cruise vacation is what these ship lines offer.