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The Columbia Gorge Riverboat

Vancouver, WA
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Ranked #22 of 34 attractions in Vancouver
Owner description: Learn the history of the Columbia River Gorge and the Lewis and Clark Expedition during a two-hour narrated cruise on this 147-foot sternwheeler... more » Owner description: Learn the history of the Columbia River Gorge and the Lewis and Clark Expedition during a two-hour narrated cruise on this 147-foot sternwheeler patterned after a 19th-century steamer. « less
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Carson City, Nevada
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99 reviews 99 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

I'd driven the highway up the Columbia Gorge and stopped at the dam. The Riverboat on the Columbia was the best way to experience the River. And if you can take the dinner cruise, the food is far better than average for this type of dining. Go up on deck so you can hear the captain talking about the history... More

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

My husband and I have done this sightseeing trip twice. Once with family and once with visitors from out of State. Both times we found the leisurely pace and beautiful scenery relaxing and enjoyable. We spent time outside on the decks but it can be chilly, even in September, so take a jacket. One of the most interesting features of... More

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San Jacinto, California
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139 reviews 139 reviews
21 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

This trip is well worth the money. It offers very pretty views of the Columbia river within the Columbia River Gorge. Not only are the views pretty, it's also quite informative because you hear the captain on the loudspeaker giving a lot of information about the river and the gorge. You board this paddle boat in Cascade Locks, Oregon which... More

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Seattle, WA
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

The Sternwheeler is a quaint old boat powered by a paddle wheel. There were 100 ladies in our tour group and there was plenty of room, even with another group on the second deck. We had a delicious buffet lunch inside on the lower deck. They even allowed us to bring our own band for entertainment. The boat takes a... More

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