I've been on a sternwheeler before, but nothing quite this size. She really is a sight to be seen. Id book a trip if I could afford the extremely hefty price tag.
34 мес. назад
Quick video tour of the American Empress Paddlewheeler doing the Columbia/Snake River Cruise. Also shows the standard and suite type cabins. www.therivercruiselady.com https://youtu.be/vZs3YhLOaIg
34 мес. назад
http://www.americanqueensteamboatcompany.com/ The largest, most elegant riverboat in the Pacific Northwest, the American Empress follows the trail of Lewis & Clark on the Columbia & Snake Rivers. The American Empress delivers classic elegance and modern luxury on a grand scale. One step onboard and you will quickly discover that there is far more to this vessel than her welcoming appearance and signature red paddlewheel.
7 мес. назад
English Captions Available!!! The American Empress Steamboat is a 360-foot (110 m) diesel-fueled oar wheeler that was in the past worked by Majestic America Luxury River Cruise Ship Line and named the Empress of the North. She was inherent 2002 at the Nichols Brothers Boat Builders shipyard on Whidbey Island, in the U.S. condition of Washington, for $50 million and appeared as a journey send in 2003. She is recorded as pleasing 223 visitors, and initially traveled Alaska's Inside Passage, the Pacific Northwest, and the Columbia River. While being worked by Majestic America Line, the ship was adorned with a nineteenth century Russian topic, yet with Alaskan touches as carvings and veils. Amid the ship's opportunity in Alaska, a few littler port urban areas, for example, Wrangell and Petersburg relied on upon the visits by the Empress of the North for a generous measure of visitor related business. In 2013, the Empress of the North was gained by the American Queen Steamboat Company, which in 2014 renamed the ship American Empress and put her once again into administration on the Columbia and Snake Rivers, following five years out of administration. The ship's home port is presently Vancouver, Washington. The American Queen Steamboat Luxury Company Cruise, proprietor and administrator of the U.S-hailed American Queen, reported on May 22, 2013, that it had bought the Empress of the North from the U.S. Sea Administration (MARAD) and that it would rename the ship American Empress and resume sailings from Portland, Oregon, in April 2014. On April 5, 2014, American Empress was initiated in Portland. The Empress had been out of administration for a long time. She is the biggest overnight riverboat west of the Mississippi River. The ship's home port is presently Vancouver, Washington (in the Portland metropolitan region) and her typical course will take after the Columbia and Snake Rivers between Astoria, Oregon, and Clarkston, Washington, with 32 sailings booked for 2014, in the period April–November. --- American Queen Steamboat Company Youtube channel: youtube.com/user/AQSCVideo Cruise Ships Info Youtube channel: youtube.com/cruiseshipsinfo Cruise Ships Info Facebook Page: facebook.com/cruiseshipsinfo Cruise Ships Info Twitter Page: twitter.com/cruiseship_info Cruise Ships Info Pinterest Page: pinterest.com/cruiseshipinfo
26 мес. назад
http://www.americanqueensteamboatcompany.com/ Proudly serving as the largest overnight riverboat west of the Mississippi River, the American Empress delivers classic elegance and modern luxury on a grand scale. One step onboard and you will quickly discover that there is far more to this vessel than her welcoming appearance and signature red paddlewheel.
34 мес. назад
http://www.americanqueensteamboatcompany.com/ On Saturday April 5th, 2014 the 223-guest riverboat, the largest west of the Mississippi River, was christened by Claudette Waggoner. Keynote speaker at the christening was Ray LaHood, the former transportation secretary under President Barack Obama.
27 мес. назад
http://www.americanqueensteamboatcompany.com/ Vista House offers a panoramic view of the breathtaking Columbia river more than 700 feet below. Built in 1916 and known not only for its magnificent views, but also for its unique octagonal shape—this overlook contains a gift shop and interpretive displays exhibiting the historic and geological points of interest of the area. As we continue our journey we will embark, once again, on the Scenic Highway and continue to Oregon’s highest waterfall and perhaps the most picturesque, Multnomah Falls, where guests can get a breathtaking look at the falls. Explore this Premium Shore Excursion available for purchase during port stops
28 мес. назад
http://www.americanqueensteamboatcompany.com/ Enjoy some Dixieland music while cruising the Mississippi River!