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American West

Follow in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark and visit their winter residence at Fort Clatsop while sailing along the legendary Snake and Columbia Rivers for nine days and discovering famous landmarks such as Mount St. Helens and Multnomah Falls, one of the tallest waterfalls in North America. Or take a 6-day voyage along the Columbia River, exploring the incredible scenery and wonderful wildlife along its shores, aboard American West. She helps you experience the nostalgia of classic paddlewheeler travel in comfort and elegance.

 Experience the incredible Columbia & Snake Rivers itinerary aboard American West

Built in 1995 and refurbished in 2011, the 110-passenger American West (formerly Queen of the West) is willing to transport you throughout the beautiful riverways of the Pacific Northwest, bringing you to green forests and past towering mountains. Aboard this paddlewheeler, you can discover comfortable staterooms with luxurious textiles and linens, improved lounges with a serene color palette and comfortable furniture, a galley, a Study room, great cuisine, and adventurous shore excursions. American West perfectly combines all the old-world appeal of the paddlewheel with the modern amenities expected in a modern cruise.

Staterooms & Suites

Accommodations aboard American West ship range in size from 149 square feet for a single-occupancy oceanview stateroom to 280 square feet for a suite, making them some of the largest in the industry. Each stateroom features interior entrances, complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite TVs with DVD players, and hotel-size bathrooms, all complete with full amenities. You also have access to twice daily room service and breakfast room service, so you can wake up and start your day by enjoying a delicious breakfast while appreciating the passing scenery. On your American West cruise, you can stay in certain staterooms with private balconies that provide picture-perfect panoramic views.

Dining Options

Queen of the West’s onboard chefs help immerse you further into local culture and tradition by taking the very best of ingredients from a particular region and combining them into incredible meals. From locally sourced jumbo shrimp scampi smothered with butter and herb sauce to ale-braised and herbed pork shank finished off with delicious chocolate-cherry cake drizzled with white chocolate sauce, you definitely don’t want to miss out on the amazing culinary experience.

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Ship Highlights

 Staterooms onboard American West are some of the most spacious accommodations on the rivers

Great Onboard Amenities

Every American West cruise offers comfort, personalized service and casual sophistication.

  • On your amazing American West cruise, you can relax in the River Lounge and Paddlewheel Lounge, decorated in a serene color palette to accent your authentic experience and furnished with comfortable seating so you can relax and enjoy the passing landscape.
  • American West also has an open-air exercise area where you can work out and enjoy the ever-changing landscape.
  • While sailing along the Snake and Columbia Rivers, you can enjoy a complimentary cocktail hour each night and sip your favorite cocktail while mingling with your fellow guests.

Expanding Your Perspective

During an American West cruise, you find yourself in the company of others who have a passion for learning. American Cruise Lines ensures that you get the most out of your experience by inviting industry experts and "Riverlorian" lecturers onboard each cruise to pass on their knowledge about the region to you. The evening entertainment aboard American West focuses on music and history, allowing you to return home with new insight and a fresh perspective.

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