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Pacific Northwest: Cruise on the Columbia, Snake rivers

August 16, 2013|By Jane Engle
  • The scenic Snake River is on the itinerary of a seven-night cruise in the Pacific Northwest.
The scenic Snake River is on the itinerary of a seven-night cruise in the… (Un-Cruise Adventures )

The seven-night “Legacy of Discovery” cruise takes you on a ride through history on the rivers of the Pacific Northwest. The newly refurbished, 88-passenger Legacy will travel round trip from Portland, Ore., on the Columbia and Snake rivers.

Along the way, guests will encounter historians and other experts, experience onboard “living history” vignettes and visit museums, historic forts and wineries.

Highlights include the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls, transit through eight locks, jetboating into Hells Canyon and a private winery tour. The operator is Seattle-based Un-Cruise Adventures, formerly known as American Safari Cruises and InnerSea Discoveries.

Dates: Frequent departures Sept. 7 to Nov. 23; April 5 to Nov. 22, 2014; and April 18 to May 30, 2015.
Price: From $3,195 per person, double occupancy, depending on date and cabin category. The price includes all onboard meals; wine, premium spirits and microbrews; transfers and baggage handling; port taxes and fees; shore tours; entry fees to national parks and preserves; hot tub and sauna; yoga classes; and a massage. The price does not include airfare to and from Portland or tips to the crew and guides.
Info: Un-Cruise Adventures, (888) 862-8881

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