The Blount difference is simple with small ships that take guests to unique ports and onto waters less traveled in a personal, uncrowded way. Blount Small Ships specialize in destination-oriented travel through the scenic waterways of North America. With small ships holding no more than 84 passengers, Blount offers an informal atmosphere and personalized service similar to cruising on your own private yacht.
Today, the Blunt family still owns and operates the business where you’ll still find the legacy of Luther at work. A legacy built on taking travelers a little further, going where others cannot, helping them see a little more, and experiencing what getting away really means.
Viking River Cruises is known in the industry for providing travelers with destination-oriented itineraries that give the experienced river cruiser the history, geography and culture of the area. If you enjoy shore excursions in each port of call, music performances, art, cooking demonstrations and informative talks by guest lecturers.
Immerse yourself in the Old World as you sail Europe’s most iconic rivers. Witness Budapest and explore charming villages on a Danube River cruise. Explore canal-laced Amsterdam and glide to German castles on a Rhine River cruise. Traverse the vineyard-lined Moselle and Main Rivers to quaint Western European towns. In France, savor specialty cuisine and fine wines along Normandy’s Seine and Provence’s Rhone River. Or enjoy the beauty of the Elbe, one of Central Europe’s most unspoiled rivers.
Tauck operates an assortment of river cruises on the world's famous waterways. Tauck's ships deliver a deluxe experience with well-appointed accommodations and daily activities that include informative lectures and cultural performances. As with Tauck's land vacations, the company's river cruises are highly inclusive. The goal is to take you to the many world treasures where you can discover diverse cultures and people.
Whether you're experiencing the Rhine or the Danube, the Douro, the Rhône, Seine, Maas or Moselle, the magic of Tauck's award-winning European river cruises goes far beyond the riverboat you're aboard or the landmarks you'll visit. Traveling is in the intimate ambiance and personalized service and in the uncommon access to local culture and exclusive destination driven experiences that you can't get on your own.
For unsurpassed luxury in an all-inclusive boutique river cruise, travel with UniWorld, which offers river cruises designed for travelers with a passion for exploring and a taste for authentic adventures, providing a seamless way to see Europe’s renowned cities. Explore on land in one of three ways: included excursions, optional “U Time” outings or independent discovery. In the evenings, “U Hosts” bring you to local hot spots in each city, or you can grab a drink on the ship’s rooftop lounge. Itineraries are planned with late-night and overnight stays in port and later excursion start times.
AmaWaterways prides itself for their luxury and comfort on river cruises in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Enjoy the beautiful vistas as your river cruise takes you to the Danube and the Rhine in Europe, the Seine in France, or the Douro in Portugal. You will have the opportunity to fully explore each destination with its local customs and culture on included tours.
Onboard, you can enjoy fabulous dining with fine wines, beer, and soft drinks. Also included on their river cruises are internet access as well as bicycles you can use to tour the various ports of call.
American Cruise Lines offers a variety of captivating cruise itineraries throughout the United States, including the Mississippi River region, Southeast, Northeast, Pacific Northwest, and Alaska and provides each guest with a highly personalized cruise experience. Explore the historic waterways of the U.S. as you cruise in comfort aboard the newest fleet of ships in the country. American built, flagged, and crewed ships with 35 cruise itineraries that visit 28 states in America. The largest staterooms on any cruise ship. Interior entrances allow for unobstructed views of passing scenery. Musicians, historians, and naturalists join every cruise to create an entertaining onboard experience.