roobaer
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US River Cruises

Any commets on river cruises? Are they worth the expense?

Tags: Cruise Newbies river-cruises

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meghad23
Contributor Level: Captain

I was just watching a show that highlighted a river cruise boat. Not sure if my BF would go for it because he has this notion he will get sick on a small boat (anything less than 3K passengers)...

Bubba54
Contributor Level: Captain

I have not been on a river cruise yet. I am looking into them. I look forward to some opinions.

BDRebel
Contributor Level: Captain

I like the idea of a river cruise, but the prices (especially for the Mississippi cruises) are way out of my league.

Johngold
Moderator
Contributor Level: Captain

It appears to me that the cost of river cruising anywhere is quite high, although I would like to do a Mississippi River cruise one day. I have brochures at home. It could be fun.

I know quite a few folks from here in Edmonton that have done the Viking Cruise in Europe and they say its worth every penny. It must be hard for them to compete against a $500.00 dollar cruise getaway from Florida.

meghad23
Contributor Level: Captain

One woman at my gym said she just got back from a Viking River Cruise and was raving about it! Said she loved stopping at all the itis, and PHD students were leading historical tours and such. 

BAK1061
Contributor Level: Captain

American Cruise Line (?) has a couple.  They are out of Connecticut.  Very expensive. Not your typical cruise. They also specialize in a small ( 100 +/- passengers ) ships that travel in and around places like Maine and Florida.

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