American West

Ship Overview

A veteran of the Columbia and Snake Rivers, American West allows our guests to experience the nostalgia of classic paddlewheeler travel, while enjoying perfect comfort and the most modern amenities.

The new paddlewheeler, American West, features a serene color palette, luxurious textiles and linens, comfortable furniture, and sophisticated artwork and flourishes. From the staterooms and suites to the lounges and dining rooms, the d├ęcor pays homage to the legendary Columbia & Snake Rivers.
Featured are well-appointed staterooms with private balconies offering unobstructed views of the beautiful Pacific Northwest landscapes. In the elegant restaurant, be treated to menus tailored specifically to the region by our master chefs.

Spend time on the sun deck basking in breathtaking views or practicing your putting on the green. Relax in one of the ship’s spacious lounges with fellow guests and enjoy a nightly cocktail party with live musical performances. 

Inaugurated 1995
Guest Capacity 110
Rooms 70
Common Areas 4


Veranda Suite Private Balcony

The Veranda Suite offers a spacious retreat with a private balcony, providing 280 sq. ft. of comfort. Each suite boasts a full-size bathroom, cozy seating area, a convenient desk space, and ample storage. Savor “suite treats” delivered to you each night as well as an evening of premium champagne. Enjoy replenished treats and a stocked refrigerator throughout your journey. With the best views of the river directly accessible from your suite, the expansive Veranda Suite is one of the best staterooms on the ship. It is the perfect accommodation choice for those looking to immerse themselves in the historic route of Lewis and Clark.

AAC Private Balcony

Conveniently positioned on the second and third decks, AAC staterooms offer private balconies with breathtaking panoramic views of the Columbia and Snake Rivers. These expansive quarters, spanning 246 sq. ft., feature a desk and chair, dresser, and plenty of storage. Additionally, premium toiletries are provided for added comfort and luxury. Complimentary WiFi is also available.

AAL Private Balcony

Discover serenity in our roomy AAL staterooms, ideally situated on the second and third decks. With 236 sq. ft. of living space, each room features a desk and chair, dresser, and plenty of storage. Also featured is a full-size bathroom with premium toiletries. Relax on your private balcony, taking in stunning views of the surrounding scenery.


Experience the epitome of comfort and sophistication in our AAG staterooms, boasting 204 sq. ft. of space. Unwind in style with a full-size bathroom, complemented by a convenient desk and a chair. Generous storage is available with a large dresser and closet. Stay connected with complimentary WiFi throughout the ship. Indulge in premium toiletries as you soak in the stunning vistas of the Columbia and Snake rivers through large picture windows. 


Nestled on the third deck near the ship’s study, our AA staterooms, covering 183 sq. ft., blend intimate privacy with expansive views. This serene living space includes a desk and chair, dresser, and plenty of storage. Enjoy a spacious full-size bathroom with premium toiletries. Stay connected with complimentary WiFi throughout the ship.


Welcome to our Category A staterooms, covering 183 sq. ft. and thoughtfully located for easy access to the lounge or dining room. With a large picture window, you can watch the river go by. Immerse yourself in tastefully decorated quarters featuring a desk and chair, dresser, and ample storage for added convenience. Stay connected with complimentary WiFi throughout the ship. Pamper yourself with premium toiletries featured in your full-size bath.

Single- Balcony Private Balcony

Enjoy your journey in our Single staterooms, designed for the discerning solo traveler. Delight in 181 sq. ft. of personalized space with a variety of amenities to suit your needs.  Revel in the comfort of a spacious bathroom and step out onto your furnished private walk-out balcony for breathtaking views and moments of tranquility. Also featured are a desk and chair, dresser, a large closet, and complimentary WiFi for added convenience.


Elevate your solo voyage with our Single staterooms, where luxury meets independence. In 149 sq. ft., delight in every amenity, from full-size bathrooms to ample storage to unpack ensuring your journey is nothing short of extraordinary. Relax and enjoy the views passing through the large picture window. These staterooms are complete with a desk, chair, dresser, and generous storage for your convenience. Stay connected with complimentary WiFi throughout the ship.

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