You know about the paddlewheelers on the Mississippi but did you know there is also one on the Columbia/Snake River visiting Oregon and Washington State ?
I was fortunate enough to be invited to the inaugural cruise of the American Empress in April 2014 and had a wonderful trip.
North American Itineraries
There is just something mesmerizing about watching a paddlewheel go around and around. Combine that with wonderful food, places to visit, people to meet and you just can’t go wrong with a Paddlewheeler cruise on the Mississippi or the Columbia/Snake River.
Here is a quick snippet of the American Empress:
Paddlewheeler cruises on the Columbia/Snake River
Another brief video on the American Cruise Line
There are many other great North American itineraries that it would take you quite a while to get through them all !