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River Cruise Tours

River cruise vacations offer a unique vantage point on cruising—and the country. Smaller vessels offer more personal, intimate travel experiences with all the same great amenities of ocean cruising like excellent meals, interesting shore excursions, entertainment, and onboard activities. Traveling along the river on a smaller ship also means you are closer to land and the changing panoramas that are the colorful backdrop of your vacation.

Pair a river cruise along the USA’s Mississippi River, Canada’s St. Lawrence River, or Europe’s Rhine, Rhone, Moselle, and Danube with a regional train vacation featuring city stays and sightseeing and the result is a memorable rail and river cruise vacation to fantastic destinations including Memphis, Vicksburg, and New Orleans in the USA; Quebec City, Perce, Montreal, and Toronto in Canada; and Prague, Budapest, Nuremberg, Cochem, Rudesheim, Koblenz, Cologne, Amsterdam, and Paris among many other storybook towns and historic cities in Europe.

 River Cruise Tours

Rail and River Cruises

New Orleans Holiday & The Spirit of the Antebellum South 11 days from $3138

Aboard the festive American Queen riverboat. On this elegant river cruise, you’ll discover the traditions of the Cajun and Creole cultures and experience what remains of the grand Antebellum South.

Departs from December 2015 to May 2016.

Black Sea Explorer 11 days from $4240

Discover the magic of Eastern Europe as you cruise along the Danube River aboard one of Europe's luxury ships on this 12-day excursion.

Departs from June 2016 to December 2017.

Bordeaux River Cruise 13 days from $5335

Marvel at the beautiful scenery and the delicious offerings of France's wine region on this 13-day river cruise.

Departs from August 2015 to September 2017.

Burgundy & Provence 12 days from $3549

A 7-night cruise along the Saône River is the cornerstone of this 12-day European rail-river cruise vacation through France’s Burgundy and Provence regions. Additional highlights of your adventure include a 2-night stay including sightseeing in Paris, high-speed rail travel aboard the TGV, and a 1-night stay in the French Riviera.

Departs from March 2016 to September 2017.

Canals, Vineyards and Paris 11 days from $3479

Experience France, Luxembourg, Germany and Holland on this 11-day rail and river cruise vacation.

Departs from September 2015 to October 2017.

Central European Experience - Eastbound 13 days from $3929

This marvelous Central Europe river cruise introduces you to the magnificent Moselle, Rhine, and Main Rivers, as well as to the fascinating Main Danube Canal.

Departs from May 2016 to December 2017.

Christmas River Cruise 16 days from $6445

This 16 day luxury river cruise celebrates the festive season on Europe’s beautiful waterways, exploring Christmas markets plus Amsterdam, Cologne, Vienna and Budapest.

Departs from December 2015 to December 2016.

Christmas Wonderland with Paris & Prague 23 days from $9060

The sights, smells and ambiance of the European holiday season await on this 22-day journey from Paris to Prague.

Departs from December 2016 to December 2017.

Coast Starlight and the Columbia River Cruise 9 days from $3799

Travel along the dazzling Pacific Coast aboard the Coast Starlight for the overnight journey from Los Angeles to Portland, where you will meet the American Empress for your river cruise along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Highlights of your Pacific Northwest adventure include visits to Astoria, The Dalles and Sacajawea State Park.

Departs from June 2015 to November 2016.

Dutch Sights & Belgian Delights 9 days from $2585

Breathe the fresh spring air, and marvel at the memorable scenery of Holland and beyond on this 9-day cruise along the Rhine.

Departs from April 2016 to December 2017.

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