River Cruises

All about river cruises, coastal cruises and small ship cruises on inland waters.  Learn how to plan your river cruise and how to choose the best river cruise for your vacation.  Read our river cruise line profiles and information about each river.  If it’s about a river cruise, you’ll find what you need here.

For more detailed river cruise information:

Before You Go – How to Plan a River Cruise

Life Aboard – What to Expect on a River Cruise

Choose Your  River Cruise Company – River Cruise Lines’ Profiles

Find the Right River for Your Cruise – Overview of All the Rivers

Viking Lif River Ship Review and Photos

Viking Lif River Ship Review and Photos

European river cruises are, in my opinion, the best way to visit the heart of Europe.  Sure, I love cruise… View Post
Danube River Overview

Danube River Overview

If you’re not humming the melody to this Johann Strauss waltz by the end of your Danube river cruise, well,… View Post
Mosel River Overview in Germany’s Reisling Region

Mosel River Overview in Germany’s Reisling Region

The Mosel river could be considered petite by European river standards.  It is only 339 miles long. However, this meandering… View Post
Viking Adds New Europe Itineraries, Pre- & Post- Options, River Ships

Viking Adds New Europe Itineraries, Pre- & Post- Options, River Ships

Viking just announced two new Europe river cruise itineraries planned for this year plus pre- and post-cruise options, beginning March… View Post
What to Pack for a Springtime Europe River Cruise

What to Pack for a Springtime Europe River Cruise

You’ve planned your river cruise, but you’re not sure of how and what to pack for a spring Europe river cruse. Maybe … View Post
Top 10 Reasons Why I Like AmaWaterways

Top 10 Reasons Why I Like AmaWaterways

Because there are river cruises…and then there are river cruises. Just like Caribbean cruises, Europe river cruises visit almost the… View Post
Main River Overview

Main River Overview

The Main River is sandwiched between the Rhine and the Danube and a mere 326 miles long. The headwaters begin… View Post
My Journey to Utah Beach Aboard Viking Rolf

My Journey to Utah Beach Aboard Viking Rolf

Viking River Cruises to the Normandy Beaches My connection with this Viking River Seine river cruise itinerary, from Paris to… View Post
New Details on CroisiEurope Rhône Culinary Cruise Revealed

New Details on CroisiEurope Rhône Culinary Cruise Revealed

CroisiEurope has announced that they will be launching a new 7-day culinary cruise on the Rhône in April 2019. The… View Post
Rhine River Overview

Rhine River Overview

The Rhine River begins its downhill journey from Swiss Alps becoming navigable in the Swiss city of Basel. As the… View Post
Kinderdijk, Windmill Village of the Netherlands with Viking River

Kinderdijk, Windmill Village of the Netherlands with Viking River

Kinderdijk was the first stop on my Viking River Cruise from Amsterdam. Until my visit to Kinderdijk, the closest I’d been… View Post
American Cruise Lines New Ships and New Itineraries

American Cruise Lines New Ships and New Itineraries

Itineraries that stretch from coast to coast, north to south. American Cruise Lines has their 2019-2020 schedule of cruises all… View Post
New River Ship Launches for Mississippi River Cruises

New River Ship Launches for Mississippi River Cruises

American Cruise Lines introduces American Song to the Mississippi American Song, nicknamed a “modern riverboat” by American Cruise Lines, set… View Post
Viking River Cruise Grand European from Budapest to Amsterdam

Viking River Cruise Grand European from Budapest to Amsterdam

Viking Lif Grand European river cruise begins in Budapest Most people fly into Budapest.  Not me. One transatlantic crossing, four… View Post
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