20810
Oregon/Washington
Lewis and Clark’s Discovery: The Columbia and Snake Rivers by Small Ship
Embrace your pioneer spirit as you explore natural wonders and cultural landmarks, learning about America’s formative years and the historic adventures of Lewis and Clark.
Rating (4.91)
Program No. 20810RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
4,795
Special Offer
Flights start at
FREE
Getting There
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At a Glance

Amid breathtaking mountains and spectacular canyons, sail nearly 1,000 miles aboard a replica coastal steamer discovering lands forged by volcanoes and washed by catastrophic floods. Learn about the adventure of Lewis and Clark from an expert, visit museums and historical sites along the Columbia River, and explore Portland’s unique culture.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Some walking on paved paths; getting on/off coach bus and jet boat.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover Hells Canyon, one of the deepest gorges on earth, via a jet boat excursion along the Snake River.
  • Learn about the natural and cultural history of the Columbia River during a visit to the towering Multnomah Falls and the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum.
  • An expert on the Corps of Discovery offers an in-depth exploration of Lewis and Clark’s expedition while stopping at various sites where they made camp.
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Don Popejoy
Don Popejoy has always loved American history, especially that of the Pacific Northwest. He is currently involved with the Oregon/California Trail Association and his passions extend to the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation. Don has represented the organizations as a trail guide, preservationist, board member and several other positions. Don teaches Pacific Northwest history, Lewis and Clark history, geology and global warming at Spokane Falls Community College and the Corbin Center.
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Lilly Stewart
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Don Popejoy
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