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Passage of Lewis & Clark: Spokane to Portland

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Tour Description

From verdant forests and magnificent mountains to breathtaking gorges and sparkling waterfalls, experience the natural majesty of the Pacific Northwest while cruising the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the American Empress, a modern vessel that exudes the charm and lavish features of a 19th-century riverboat. Begin with a stay in Spokane, Washington’s second-largest city, and cruise to Clarkston, where rich Native American culture springs to life at the nearby Nez Perce National Historical Park. Follow the footsteps of Lewis and Clark and their legendary Shoshone guide to Sacajawea State Park, delve into the unique pioneer history of The Dalles, and visit the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson. Savor the small-town gems of the oldest city west of the Rockies, Astoria, before the voyage concludes in the “City of Roses,” Portland.