JustFly’s Guide to Best River Cruises in the US
One of the fastest-growing segments of the entire travel industry is the river cruising option. Just imagine voyaging down the several states via river cruising. Fewer fellow passengers means shorter lines, while on-board historians and naturalists put travelers in touch with the surroundings with daily lectures on many river cruises. Shore excursions are included in the price as well.
Today, JustFly had rounded up the most diverse and most innovative of the bunch, offering memorable vacations as you travel through scenic destinations. Tune in now to JustFly’s Guide to 5 Best River Cruises in US!
AmaWaterways is famous for running a duo of beer-themed itineraries along Dutch and Belgian waterways. Expect the on-board experience of highlight beer tastings, tours of historic breweries, beer expert-led discussions, and even a beer-pairing dinner.
The American Queen Steamboat Company is heading west to tackle new terrain along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Cruisers can hop aboard the 223-passenger American Empress (the largest overnight riverboat west of the Mississippi) for its seven-night “Columbia & Snake Rivers: Frontiers, Pioneers, and Vineyards” itinerary, anchored on the lands of the Lewis and Clark exploration.
Sail the Amazon River for six nights aboard a luxurious modern river cruiser, embark on jungle excursions to spot native flora and fauna, meet members of the Bora tribe, and savor the famous cuisine of Lima. Meet members of the indigenous Bora tribe, known for adorning their bodies with colorful and symbolic paints.
Cruising the Mississippi River and its tributaries is an exploration of the American spirit with American Cruise Lines. They travel along the entire length of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Cumberland Rivers with programs highlighting everything from music to Civil War history. Paddlewheelers are the newest riverboats in the USA, and cruise from New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and St. Paul.
Discover the wine regions of Washington and Oregon aboard the turn-of-the-20th-century-inspired 88-guest S.S. Legacy. The boat sails an “Ameritage! Four Rivers of Wine & History” itinerary roundtrip from Portland, Oregon, taking in wine-centric diversions along the Columbia, Snake, and Willamette rivers (along with an excursion to the Palouse River’s waterfalls), including tastings and tours at nine wineries, having local wine experts onboard for presentations and even more pours.
Explore our country with an American cruise, or take an adventure somewhere else in the world, such as the following places: Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, Panama Canal, Europe, Southeast Asia, Antarctica, and more. You can also find river cruises on northern rivers. Tune in tomorrow for more Travel blogs, facts, and guides. If you want to ask or leave a suggestion, feel free to use the comment box below!
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