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Focus on: American Cruise Lines
Explore the Chesapeake Bay, Snake River, Hudson River and mighty Mississippi.

Member Reviews: Canadian Empress
Cruisers rate St. Lawrence Seaway voyages aboard this Victorian-style riverboat.

Ship Spotlight: American Queen
The refurbished American Queen is the first paddlewheeler in years to ply the Mississippi.
USA Highlights
With the midwest's Mississippi and the West Coast's Columbia and Snake rivers experiencing a renaissance, there's never been a better time to explore these slices of the U.S.

Choosing a River
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North America River Cruise Lines
American Cruise Lines
American Cruise Lines' port-focused (no sea days!) itineraries cover the eastern seaboard from Maine to Florida.

American Cruise Lines Cruise Reviews
American Queen Steamboat Co.
Mississippi-based American Queen Steamboat Company debuted in April 2012 boasting the world's largest paddlewheel steamboat.

American Queen Cruise Reviews
Lindblad Expeditions
Lindblad has established a travel niche by taking small groups of active and curious travelers to rugged and remote locales.

Lindblad Expeditions Cruise Reviews
St. Lawrence Cruise Lines
Exclusively trawling the St. Lawrence Seaway, St. Lawrence Cruise Lines caters to senior travelers from the U.S. and Canada.

St. Lawrence Cruise Reviews
Choosing a River


Chesapeake Bay
The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States and is bordered by Virginia and Maryland; popular stops include Williamsburg, VA, St. Michaels, MD and Annapolis, MD.

Columbia
The Columbia River flows from British Columbia’s Rocky Mountains, through Washington State, and ends in Oregon; Lewis and Clark traveled along the Columbia River during their famed expedition.

Hudson
The Hudson River flows along eastern New York, with a portion serving as a boundary between New York and New Jersey; stops include New York City, Albany and West Point.

Mississippi
The Mississippi has had a recent renaissance with the launch of new riverboats traveling its waters; the river reaches a total of ten states in the U.S., from Minnesota to Louisiana.

St. Lawrence
The St. Lawrence River flows through Ontario, Quebec and New York; cruises along the St. Lawrence travel the borders between New England and Canada.


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