SS Legacy

Our Un-Cruise Columbia River Cruise Nears the Pacific Ocean

A visit to Fort Clatsop, Dismal Nitch and Astoria, Oregon on our Columbia River cruise. The S.S. Legacy steamed its way westward, towards mouth of the Pacific Ocean, as Lewis and Clark did in 1805.  As we drew closer to the coast, the weather quickly began to deteriorate.  Jackets came out from their suitcases.  The early autumn heatwave that […] Read more…

View of the Columbia River from the patio at Maryhill Museum.

A Day at The Dalles, Maryhill Museum and Stonehenge

Eight hours in The Dalles is like taking a brief step back in time. There was always an evening activity and the night before our arrival into The Dalles was no exception. Heritage Guide Kenny dressed as Samuel Hill, a mid-19th century industrialist, road builder, and subsequent millionaire. Sam, along with his wife Mary, ventured […] Read more…

Reconstructed covered wagon sits on the actual wagon ruts of the Oregon Trail.

UnCruise Adventures Cruises to Walla Walla Washington

Walla Walla means wineries, a Pioneer Village and a walk on the Oregon Trail. Hello from Walla Walla, the desert city on the river. Five days of cruising the fast-flowing Columbia River aboard Un-Cruise Adventures’ S.S. Legacy carried us through three unique geographic zones: a temperate rain forest, Columbia River Gorge and now, a desert. Unseasonably warm, dry, sunny […] Read more…

One of many old suspension bridges across the Columbia and Snake rivers.

Day 3 Aboard the S.S. Legacy on a Columbia River Cruise

Odd to think of a river cruise having a “sea day.” But Un-Cruise Adventures has done just that. From the time we left Cascade Locks, Oregon and Multnomah Falls, the next 36 hours comprised a river day, cruising upstream on the Columbia River and eventually veering onto the narrower Snake River. Altogether from Portland, within one […] Read more…