Road Runners American Cruise Line Trip August 2022

Do you want to explore the beauty and history of the Pacific Northwest? The Road Runners trip on American Cruise Line will do just that. Leave on Aug. 21, 2022, on an eight-day Columbia and Snake Rivers Cruise that follows the path of the famed Lewis and Clark Expedition. This popular cruise offers a beautiful panorama of environments that range from the lush forests of the Columbia River Gorge to the dramatic eruption of Mount St. Helens, and the high desert bordering the Snake River’s Hells Canyon. Be inspired by the breathtaking natural views from the ship and see the power of human engineering as the river’s famed lock and dam system lifts your ship more than 700 feet above sea level. Each day, excursions ashore are hosted by local guides to highlight the best of the Pacific Northwest. Sample the renowned area wines and regionally inspired cuisine. You will enjoy comfortable and convenient exploration of the area’s most captivating destinations.

Onboard, you will relax and be treated to an unrivaled level of personalized service. The enthusiastic all-American crew will share with you a wonderful journey filled with historical tales, culinary delights, vibrant music, and new friends. Savor time onboard the ship in your spacious stateroom. From large windows and private balconies, you will enjoy the incredible, ever-changing landscape of the river valley. Delight in the ship’s delicious regional cuisine, socialize at the daily cocktail hour, and enjoy onboard guest speaker presentations to enhance your journey with fascinating stories and insights about the Columbia River Valley’s history, environment, and culture. Unwind each evening with a diverse array of talented regional performers in the intimate performance lounge.

The cruise begins in Clarkston, Wash. You will cruise the Snake River with ports of call Pendleton, Ore., Richland, Wash., and The Dalles, Ore., before starting your journey down the Columbia River Gorge. On the Columbia, you will visit Mount St. Helen, Wash., and Astoria, Ore. before coming to your destination of Hayden Island, Ore.

This All-American, small ship experience includes daily entertainment, and complimentary evening cocktail hours, and pre-cruise hotel stays. For more information on this cruise, visit the Road Runner website,, or contact Brandt Travel at or 703-715-2910 ext. 1.