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travel42 Cruise Ship Review: American Cruise Lines Queen of the West

Queen of the West travel42 Professional Ship Review

The Queen of the West operates 7-day cruises along the Columbia, Snake and Willamette rivers in Oregon and Washington, and just across the border into Idaho.

The 230-ft sternwheeler carries 120 passengers (down from 150 under previous owners) and an all-American crew. Purchased after Majestic America Line ceased operating in 2008, the four-deck vessel was originally built in 1995 and first owned by American West Steamboat Co. Re-entering service in 2010, this is American Cruise Lines' first f...

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