Traveling nearly 1,000 miles upriver and down, explore the cultural traditions, unspoiled lands, and the history and evolution of life along the rivers. On our generously inclusive river cruises—the best value available on the Columbia & Snake Rivers—you’ll enjoy a stimulating voyage of colorful places and fascinating people.

Learn and feel the spirit of an illustrious past through included excursions ashore to museums and forts, wineries and tasting rooms, onboard programming, and your heritage team, where stories of yesteryear come to life along the historic routes taken by those who came before. There’s no actual time travel involved, however, you will transcend the modern era to relive days of yore on an unparalleled voyage—unmatched by any other cruise line.

Aboard our 88-guest replica coastal steamer, savor the conveniences of today with the feel of yesteryear. Enjoy old-world charm–period décor defines an atmosphere as elegant and refined as the era. High-quality service and modern amenities provide extra pampering. And included in every fare: a complimentary massage, wellness program, spirits and beverages, port taxes and fees, no long lines or hours on a bus, and you’re never far from the riverbank.

Please Note: 2019 departures are 7 days long.

Highlights


• 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Portland

• Guided local tour on embarkation day

• Deschutes River whitewater rafting

• Narration on board features Lewis & Clark, culture, and natural history

• Jet boat ride into Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

• Private tour and tasting at Terra Blanca Winery & Estate Vineyard

• Transit eight locks and a private tour at Bonneville Dam Visitor Center

• Waterfalls and hikes on both sides of the Cascade Mountains

• Swimming, kayaking, biking, and paddle boarding

• Presentation by a Nez Perce tribal member

• Air between Portland and Lewiston

You made it, welcome to the City of Roses! Check in to your hotel, then go. Farm-to-table dining, craft breweries, art, museums, shopping—more to explore than you have time, but it’s fun trying. Overnight at Hotel Rose (or similar).
Check out of your hotel and gather with your shipmates for a tour of the city by foot and bus. Eclectic neighborhoods, expansive gardens and parks, historic bridges and mansions—even gourmet doughnuts and coffee. Portland is quirky, cosmopolitan, and fascinating. This afternoon, board your ship. The captain and crew help you settle in. Then it’s all champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and sunset views—a perfect start to your adventure cruise.
Gateway to the gorge. Slip through the Bonneville Dam locks, then head behind the scenes at the visitor center. You’re in luck with a private tour of its massive turbines and fish ladders. Take a walk on the wild side at Multnomah Falls—the tallest in the state. Your guides have the options. Hike a moderate, switchback trail 2.2 miles roundtrip through temperate rainforest to the top of the falls. Or get legs a’burning with 1,600 feet of elevation gain on a 5.4-mile loop to Wahkeena Falls. In Native Yakima, Wahkeena means “most beautiful.” Rest easy and cruise upriver through the gorge. It’s 80 miles long, up to 4,000 feet deep, and cuts the only sea level route through the Cascade Mountains. And it’s spectacular.
Lava flows, floods, and volcanic ash deposits shaped the Rowena—sheer cliffs, basalt landforms, wide-stretching plateaus. At Rowena Overlook, it’s boots-on-the-ground exploration. Opt for 1-mile to the crest of Tom McCall Nature Preserve. Your reward: expansive views in every direction—including the river far below. Or, choose the steeper, 3-mile Tom McCall Point trail. On a cloudless day, your effort gaining 1,000 feet of elevation pays off with views of Mt. Adams, Mt. Hood, and the Columbia River GorgeOUS! Post-hike, fuel up. There’s time to cycle or stroll along the Twin Tunnels Trail—a pedestrian-only section of the historic Columbia River Highway, or tour a Hood River orchard and working farm (that makes a mighty fine cider).
River play is on the agenda today—whichever option you pick start with a shallow wet landing on beach. Choose whitewater with a Deschutes rafting adventure. Class II and III+ rapids come with names like Elevator and Surf City. Rafting guides provide the gear (including optional wetsuits) and expertise; your ship’s chef provides the picnic lunch. Stick to dry land and hike or bike in the canyon of Deschutes River State Recreation Area. Take a dip in a lazy section of the river, and let the sunshine dry you up after a swim. Along the river’s edge, listen to the rustle of cottonwoods. Swap stories with your shipmates over sunset cocktails and appetizers.
Award-winning wines come out of the Red Mountain AVA. Sweeping views surround Terra Blanca Winery & Estate Vineyard. And its owner and winemaker do a good job of keeping you on the task of tasting. A private tour takes you through the vineyards and into their wine caves. After lunch, soak up the beauty of your surroundings with guided yoga stretches in a Richland park. Or, opt to run, walk or bike along the Columbia River Trail. Cruise the river this evening. Pop into the bridge to chat up the captain. Relax on the sun deck with a book and a glass of wine—or with your complimentary massage.
The essentials of the day—kayaks, paddle boards, swimsuits, and hiking shoes. Bring your binocs, too (there’s great birding and views). At the only remaining waterfall formed by the ice age-era Missoula Floods, hike through the canyon to view the falls—which according to tribal legend, were born after a gallant fight with a mythic creature. Afterwards, skiff out to the kayaks and grab a paddle or go for a swim in the Palouse River Canyon. Wind up the afternoon cruising one of the most scenic stretches of the Snake River. After your final upriver locking at Lower Granite Dam, dock in Clarkston, Washington.
The history of this area is as rich as the canyon walls are dense. Delve into it! After breakfast, it’s a treat when a Nez Perce tribal member comes aboard for a special story, song, and music presentation. Lewis & Clark, Nez Perce, early Pioneers—signs of the past tell tales on your jet boat ride into the canyon. Keep your eyes peeled for sure-footed bighorn sheep, golden eagles, and 7,000-year-old petroglyphs. Hemmed in by vertical cliffs, this free-flowing stretch of the Snake cuts its way through North America’s deepest river gorge. Celebrate the week tonight with a Farewell Dinner and slide show recap presented by your expedition team.
One last fresh scone or omelet. After breakfast, disembark in Clarkston and transfer to the Lewiston, ID airport for your charter flight back to Portland.
Itineraries are guidelines; variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur to maximize your experience.

Master Stateroom

$ 5195 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 5495 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed queen, double or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 5895 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 6445 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Master Stateroom Single

$ 6755 USD pp
Master Stateroom Single
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Jr. Commodore Suite

$ 6995 USD pp
Jr. Commodore Suite
Queen or twin beds, refrigerator, wrap around view windows, private bath with shower.

Owners Suite

$ 9395 USD pp
Owners Suite
300 Sq. Ft. entertainment and sitting area with wet bat, refrigerator, media center. 300Sq. Ft. master bedroom with kind bed, view windows, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Master Stateroom

$ 5195 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 5495 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed queen, double or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 5895 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 6445 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Master Stateroom Single

$ 6755 USD pp
Master Stateroom Single
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Jr. Commodore Suite

$ 6995 USD pp
Jr. Commodore Suite
Queen or twin beds, refrigerator, wrap around view windows, private bath with shower.

Owners Suite

$ 9395 USD pp
Owners Suite
300 Sq. Ft. entertainment and sitting area with wet bat, refrigerator, media center. 300Sq. Ft. master bedroom with kind bed, view windows, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Master Stateroom

$ 5195 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 5495 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed queen, double or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 5895 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 6445 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Master Stateroom Single

$ 6755 USD pp
Master Stateroom Single
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Jr. Commodore Suite

$ 6995 USD pp
Jr. Commodore Suite
Queen or twin beds, refrigerator, wrap around view windows, private bath with shower.

Owners Suite

$ 9395 USD pp
Owners Suite
300 Sq. Ft. entertainment and sitting area with wet bat, refrigerator, media center. 300Sq. Ft. master bedroom with kind bed, view windows, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Master Stateroom

$ 5195 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 5495 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed queen, double or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 5895 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 6445 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Master Stateroom Single

$ 6755 USD pp
Master Stateroom Single
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Jr. Commodore Suite

$ 6995 USD pp
Jr. Commodore Suite
Queen or twin beds, refrigerator, wrap around view windows, private bath with shower.

Owners Suite

$ 9395 USD pp
Owners Suite
300 Sq. Ft. entertainment and sitting area with wet bat, refrigerator, media center. 300Sq. Ft. master bedroom with kind bed, view windows, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Master Stateroom

$ 5195 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 5495 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed queen, double or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 5895 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 6445 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Master Stateroom Single

$ 6755 USD pp
Master Stateroom Single
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Jr. Commodore Suite

$ 6995 USD pp
Jr. Commodore Suite
Queen or twin beds, refrigerator, wrap around view windows, private bath with shower.

Owners Suite

$ 9395 USD pp
Owners Suite
300 Sq. Ft. entertainment and sitting area with wet bat, refrigerator, media center. 300Sq. Ft. master bedroom with kind bed, view windows, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Master Stateroom

$ 5195 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 5495 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed queen, double or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 5895 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 6445 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Master Stateroom Single

$ 6755 USD pp
Master Stateroom Single
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Jr. Commodore Suite

$ 6995 USD pp
Jr. Commodore Suite
Queen or twin beds, refrigerator, wrap around view windows, private bath with shower.

Owners Suite

$ 9395 USD pp
Owners Suite
300 Sq. Ft. entertainment and sitting area with wet bat, refrigerator, media center. 300Sq. Ft. master bedroom with kind bed, view windows, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Master Stateroom

$ 5195 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 5495 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed queen, double or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 5895 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 6445 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Master Stateroom Single

$ 6755 USD pp
Master Stateroom Single
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Jr. Commodore Suite

$ 6995 USD pp
Jr. Commodore Suite
Queen or twin beds, refrigerator, wrap around view windows, private bath with shower.

Owners Suite

$ 9395 USD pp
Owners Suite
300 Sq. Ft. entertainment and sitting area with wet bat, refrigerator, media center. 300Sq. Ft. master bedroom with kind bed, view windows, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Master Stateroom

$ 5195 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 5495 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed queen, double or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 5895 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 6445 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower.

Master Stateroom Single

$ 6755 USD pp
Master Stateroom Single
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower.

Jr. Commodore Suite

$ 6995 USD pp
Jr. Commodore Suite
Queen or twin beds, refrigerator, wrap around view windows, private bath with shower.

Owners Suite

$ 9395 USD pp
Owners Suite
300 Sq. Ft. entertainment and sitting area with wet bat, refrigerator, media center. 300Sq. Ft. master bedroom with kind bed, view windows, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Additional charges:

Port charges: 225 USD pp

S.S. Legacy

Vessel Type: Small Ship

Length:192 feet

Passenger:88 guests

Built: 1983, renovated 2013

Come aboard the 88-guest S.S. Legacy and take a step back in time. Our replica coastal steamer exudes old-world charm, with the benefits of modern comforts. Simultaneously elegant and casual, the vessel boasts carved wooden cabinetry and turn-of-the-century décor. Four decks provide ample outside viewing opportunities and relaxing public spaces for taking a stroll at sunset and gathering with new friends. The lounge offers a full bar, the open-seating dining room includes a wine bar, and, for a step back in time, sidle up to table in the Pesky Barnacle Saloon.

The onboard wellness program is accessible to all guests and includes two hot tubs on the bridge deck, fitness equipment, yoga classes, and massage suite. Elevator access is available to three of the public decks.

There are six cabin categories aboard the S.S. Legacy: Master; Commander; Captain; Admiral; Junior Commodore Suite, and Owner's Suite. Depending on the category, singles, doubles, triples, or quadruples can be accommodated.

Common to all cabins are: Flat-screen TV/DVD; iPod docking station, air conditioning/heat; private bath with shower.

Cabin layout for S.S. Legacy
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