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Accommodations

Embassy Suites
Located in the heart of downtown Portland, the Embassy Suites is housed inside the historic Multnomah Hotel building, built in 1912. Having earned top honors for quality and exceptional service, the hotel also offers easy access to Portland's waterfront, the Pearl District, MAX Lightrail system, shopping, restaurants and attractions. Enjoy such features as a fitness center with indoor pool and whirlpool; Salon Nyla, a day spa; and a gift shop. The hotel's Portland Steak and Chophouse is one of the city's finest restaurants. All two-room suites are fully equipped with cable television, direct-dial telephone with voice mail, bathrobe, hair dryer and minibar.
 
Spirit of '98
Designed along the lines of an early 20th-century, North American river steamship, the 96-passenger Spirit of ’98 offers every modern convenience. Built and flagged in the United States and staffed by an American crew, the Spirit of ’98 offers an intimate cruise experience, promoting interaction between passengers and crew. The ship’s shallow draft, maneuverable size and highly skilled crew make close-up encounters with the wonders of nature possible. Relax in Soapy’s Parlour, or in the comfortable, wood-paneled Grand Salon, with its cozy array of overstuffed chairs, player piano and library shelves stocked with movies, novels, literature and guidebooks. Stroll or jog on the open-air Sun Deck. Savor hearty American cuisine in the Klondike Dining Room while admiring incomparable Pacific Northwest views. The ship has spacious public areas, an elevator between the Main and Upper Decks, and an open-bridge policy. Cozy, tastefully appointed cabins have picture windows, individual climate co

Passage of Lewis and Clark
 

Passage of Lewis & Clark                              book online
Spirit of '98
June 3 - 11, 2011         

In 1804, Merriwether Lewis and William Clark undertook a daring expedition to explore the resources gained in the Louisiana Purchase. Today, you have the exciting opportunity to retrace part of their route in a level of comfort these brave leaders could only have dreamed about. Travel to Oregon’s beautiful wine country from Portland. Marvel at Bonneville Dam, an amazing engineering feat, and admire the sapphire waters of Bonneville Lake. Immerse yourself in Wild West history at Pendleton, and learn about the Walla Walla, Cayuse and Umatilla Native American tribes at Tamástslikt Cultural Institute. Board enclosed, high-speed jet boats for a thrilling ride in Hell’s Canyon National Recreation Area, the deepest canyon in the country, and explore the lovely town of Walla Walla. Immerse yourself in local history at Astoria, the oldest American settlement on the Pacific coast.

 

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Enjoy extremely close-up viewing of river landscapes and the comfort of deluxe accommodations aboard the Spirit of ’98 —modern small ship cruising at its best with the nostalgic ambience of early 20th-century river exploration.

Explore landmark sites, natural history and Native American culture with the insights of an on board guide and local experts.

Visit the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, devoted to the traditions of the Umatilla, Cayuse and Walla Walla Tribes.

Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Pacific Northwest with included shore excursions featuring Willamette Valley; the majestic Columbia River Gorge; breathtaking Multnomah Falls; spectacular Hells Canyon; Victorian Astoria; and the Lewis & Clark National Historic Park.

Cost  Special Tulane pricing is from approximately $3428 per person, plus airfare, and V.A.T., based on double occupancy. An Air Program will be offered.

Booking  For booking information please contact Alumni Holidays International at 800-323-7373, or  Tulane Alumni Travel at 877-488-5263.

Specific trip details (itinerary, meals, sightseeing & accommodations) will be published in the brochure.

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Alumni Relations, Tulane University, 6319 Willow Street, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5901 alumni@tulane.edu