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Dear Vacations To Go Customer,
This week, I'd like to tell you about America's best rivers for
. Sailing these waterways is a carefree and enjoyable way to
experience the country's rich heritage and scenic beauty, and Vacations
To Go offers every discount, deal and special promotion available for
Before we get to the highlights, here are some great offers on U.S.
river cruises for our customers.
Fly for free
from select gateways on 2023 sailings with American Queen Voyages, plus
save up to $2,000 per couple off the cruise price when you book certain
cabin categories and get $300 per couple in onboard credit. Book by
Save up to $1,000 per couple
in certain cabin categories on Viking's 2023 and 2024 Mississippi River
cruises, plus enjoy greatly reduced airfare. Book by August
Save up to $1,200 per couple
on 2022 itineraries with American Cruise Lines.
Below are brief summaries of what you might experience while cruising
America's rivers. Click the links to see all the latest deals and search
Board a comfortable ship and cruise the
which winds its way from northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. On
the Upper Mississippi, you can visit Mark Twain's hometown of Hannibal,
Missouri, and explore the arts scene in Red Wing, Minnesota. During the
fall, see brightly colored autumn foliage. On the lower half of the
river, experience Southern hospitality as you tour beautifully restored
mansions, like Oak Alley in Louisiana, and dine on world-famous cuisine
in New Orleans' French Quarter.
As the largest tributary of the Mississippi River, the
was a major transportation route for Native Americans, European
explorers and settlers. Sailings can include Henderson, Kentucky, once
home to naturalist and painter John James Audubon; keep an eye out for
the 12 bronze bird statues around town, plus one of Audubon. In Paducah,
Kentucky -- where the Ohio meets the Tennessee River -- the galleries of
the LowerTown Arts District are big draws. Madison is on the Indiana
Wine Trail, and Louisville, Kentucky, is known for its horse-racing
heritage. Ohio River itineraries can include segments on the Mississippi
covers four states, flowing from east of Knoxville, Tennessee, to
Paducah, where it converges with the Ohio River. During the Civil War,
Union troops strategically used the river to invade Confederate
territory, leaving behind a notable list of Civil War sites. Tennessee
River itineraries can make time for the Shiloh National Military Park
south of Savannah, Tennessee, and the W.C. Handy Home & Museum in
Florence, Alabama, where the "Father of the Blues" was born in 1873.
Head west to the
in Oregon and Washington and follow in the footsteps of famed explorers
Lewis and Clark. Itineraries also incorporate sights on the Snake River.
These trips offer opportunities to see the Mount St. Helens National
Volcanic Monument, the Columbia River Gorge and the Bonneville Dam, a
National Historic Site whose construction started in 1934.
flows from the Adirondack Mountains to New York City. A cruise provides
the perfect way to experience all that New York has to offer, from
breathtaking scenery and grand architecture to the art, history and
culture of the Big Apple. Famous landmarks include Sleepy Hollow,
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Springwood estate in Hyde Park and West Point
Military Academy. Fall sailings showcase the region's brilliant
In case you missed any of our recent river cruise newsletters, I've
provided links below for the last 10 topics we've covered. Click any
link to read more.
Terrific Offers on River Cruises
-- Take advantage of these fantastic deals for Vacations To Go
10 Best-Selling River Itineraries
-- See some of our most popular river cruises in Europe and the U.S.
France River Cruises
-- Read about top sights along the Seine, Rhone, Saone and other
Themed River Cruises
-- Check out culinary cruises, wine sailings, Christmas market
departures and more.
Discover Europe's Grand Castles
-- Learn about the castles and palaces that are often visited on river
U.S. Covid Testing Requirement Lifted Plus Terrific Europe Offers
-- Read welcome news for travelers who will be flying to the U.S.
AmaWaterways, Oberammergau and Short Cruises
-- See some tempting river cruise options that are still available in
River Sailings for Active Travelers
-- Some lines have special onboard programs and excursions for staying
fit while traveling.
River Cruising in Germany
-- Experience the country's unique culture and history via its
Cruising with Avalon Waterways
-- Read about the special experiences offered on an Avalon river cruise.
Here are this week's Top 10 River Cruises
. All prices are per
person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability.
8 days with Uniworld Boutique River Cruises. Begins and ends in
Bordeaux. Save 50%.
Starting at $1,949. Departures from September
18 through October 30, 2022.
8 days with Avalon Waterways. Travels between Budapest and Deggendorf.
Starting at $1,499. Departures from August 20 through
November 2, 2022.
Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps
8 days with AmaWaterways. Travels between Amsterdam and Basel. Save
Starting at $1,649. Departures from October 3 through November
Danube River Cruise
9 days with Gate 1 Travel. Travels between Budapest and Munich. Save
$1,600 per couple.
Starting at $1,999. Departures from August 16
through September 20, 2022.
8 days with Viking River Cruises. Travels between Amsterdam and Basel.
Enjoy discounted rates on this cruise, plus fly for from select
Starting at $1,999. Departures from March 17 through
November 22, 2023.
Charms of the South
9 days with American Queen Voyages. Travels between Memphis and New
Orleans. Fly for free from select gateways, plus save up to $2,000
per couple in certain cabin categories and get $300 per couple in
Starting at $2,099. Departs from February 26 through
December 16, 2023.
8 days with Viking River Cruises. Travels between Budapest and Munich.
Enjoy discounted rates on this cruise, plus fly for from select
Starting at $2,199. Departures from March 15 through
November 15, 2023.
Jewels of the Rhine
8 days with Emerald Cruises. Travels between Amsterdam and Basel.
Save up to $2,150 per couple.
Starting at $2,220. Departures from
May 8 through October 29, 2023.
Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg River Cruise
8 days with Riviera River Cruises. Begins and ends in Cologne. Save
up to $4,000 per couple, plus receive a free drinks package.
Starting at $2,269. Departures from August 16 through October 5,
Columbia & Snake Rivers
8 days with American Cruise Lines. Travels between Clarkston and Hayden
Island. Save up to $1,200 per couple.
Starting at $4,205.
Departures from August 13 through October 27, 2022.
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