Enjoy autumn colors and clear blue skies as you trace the route of Lewis and Clark, exploring one of America's great waterways along the Columbia and Snake Rivers.

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 The Palouse River and waterfall. Credit: Jason Hatfield  The dramatic Mount Hood  Fort Clatsop. Credit: Ralph Lee Hopkins  Statue of Sacagawea at Fort Clatsop. Credit: Marc Cappelletti  Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge  The Columbia River  Pictograph found along the route of Lewis and Clark  Kayakers on the Columbia River. Credit: Ralph Lee Hopkins  Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Credit: Marc Cappelletti

In the Wake of Lewis and Clark

Cruising the Columbia and Snake Rivers Aboard the American Pride

9 days from $4,890

Enjoy autumn colors and clear blue skies as you trace the route of Lewis and Clark, exploring one of America's great waterways along the Columbia and Snake Rivers.

or Call 855-330-1542

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I enjoyed our expedition landing craft tour of Palouse Falls. Great small ship. Wonderful food! My 6th Smithsonian trip!

- Gail A.

My perspective on the world was transformed by this expedition.

- Jeffrey A.


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Oct 11 - 17, 2018 Departure
Harry Fritz

Harry Fritz

Harry W. Fritz is Professor of History and Chairman of the Department of History at The University of Montana in Missoula. After obtaining his B.A. from Dartmouth College he attended The University of Montana and Washington University in St. Louis for his M.A. and Ph.D., respectively. Professor Fritz teaches courses in early American history, American military history, and Montana history. He was named University of Montana’'s Teacher of the Year in 1972 and 1999 and the Carnegie Foundation'’s Montana Professor of the Year in 2004. He has written and lectured widely on the Lewis and Clark Expedition and is the author of The Lewis and Clark Expedition (Greenwood 2004) and Montana: Land of Contrast (1984, 2001). Harry is also the co-editor of Montana and the West (1984), The Montana Heritage (1992), and The Montana Legacy (2002). In 1985 and 1987, he served in the Montana House of Representatives, which was followed by service in the Montana Senate in 1991 and 1993.

Oct 11 - 19, 2019 Departure
Keith Edgerton

Keith Edgerton

Keith Edgerton currently teaches early American history, environmental history, and Montana history, at Montana State University-Billings where he has been a professor of history there for the last 24 years and where he is currently the chair of the history department there.  He holds a B.A. and M.A. in history from the University of Montana and a Ph.D. in American Studies from Washington State University.  He has published and has spoken on a variety of western history topics including his true passion, Lewis and Clark.  He has published two books, one on the history of the Montana Highway Patrol and one based on his doctoral research entitled Montana Justice:  Power, Punishment, and the Penitentiary published by the University of Washington Press in 2005. Keith lives in Billings with his “amore” and significant other, Professor Lenette Kosovich.  They love to cook, travel, make killer home brew, and in the summer canoe through the scenic White Cliffs region of the upper Missouri.  Between them they have five boys in various states of adulthood.