Embrace all of the grandeur, history and romance that the American Queen is renowned for while enjoying daytime exploration of intriguing towns and nightly Big Band performances. Embark on a musical journey unlike any other. Touching on the distinctive, popular periods of the genre from the early 1930s to the late 1940s, special performances by the extraordinary American Queen ensemble, along with the 13-piece orchestra “The Great American Swing Band,” will play the tunes you know so well all in the original arrangements that made them legendary.
Cruise the Columbia and Snake Rivers along the epic route pioneered by Lewis and Clark more than 200 years ago. Join us aboard the paddlewheeler Queen of the West for an 8-day cruise through this rich tapestry of ever changing landscapes, thriving wildlife habitats and diverse wine country.