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By Air

Delta Air Lines, operated by SkyWest and United Airlines service the Lewis Clark Valley at Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport (LWS) in Lewiston, Idaho. Direct flights to and from Salt Lake City connect you to anywhere in the world. Alaska Airlines has daily flights to Seattle from Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PUW) less than 40 miles to the north.

Board a private chartered flight to and from the Lewis-Clark Valley with premier full service with Hillcrest Aircraft or Stout Aviation.

By Car

Traveling by car or RV is a wonderful way to experience the beautiful scenery surrounding us. Enter the area from the north via US Highway 95 South in Idaho or US Highway 195 in Washington. To enter the area from the south from the Boise, Idaho, area you will take US Highway 95 North and travel along the Salmon River. Coming from the east or the west you can travel along the historic Lewis and Clark Trail on US Highway 12. From Missoula, Montana, you ride along the Clearwater River. And from the wine country of Walla Walla, Washington, to the west.

By Bus

Travel safely in style to and from the Lewis Clark Valley with Greyhound Lines, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation. Connect anywhere in North America with stops in Spokane, Washington, and Boise, Idaho. You also have the option of traveling with Northwest Trailways. They have been serving the Inland Northwest for more than 60 years.

By Boat

Leaving from Portland, Oregon, traveling to Clarkston, Washington, the American Empress cruise ship follows in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, the intrepid explorers who have come to define the historical context of our Pacific Northwest voyages. Remarkable shore excursions are provided in each port of call, including the cultural and historical landmarks that signify the living legacy of the region.

American Cruise Lines offers Pacific Northwest trips with two paddle-wheel ships. The 120-passenger Queen of the West cruises the Columbia and Snake rivers. The ship recently underwent a multi-million dollar renovation that included the addition of private balconies, a new library, and the conversion of several cabins into singles.  The American Pride not only boasts the largest, most well-appointed staterooms but also offers private balconies and unobstructed views. It accommodates 150 passengers. In addition to the amazing scenery, their master chefs prepare menus that are tailored specifically to the Pacific Northwest region. The American Song joined the Pacific Northwest river cruises in March of 2019. The Song is the first of the new modern riverboats. This luxury ship can carry 190 passengers in a the contemporary style today’s travelers expect.

The S.S. Legacy is a replica coastal steamer with old-world charm and the benefits of modern comforts. Simultaneously elegant and casual, the vessel boasts carved wooden cabinetry and turn-of-the-century decor. Four decks provide viewing opportunities and public spaces for taking a stroll. For a step back in time, sidle up to a table in the Pesky Barnacle Saloon.

Retrace the Pacific Northwest portion of Lewis and Clark’s epic 19th-Century expedition on the National Geographic Sea Lion cruise ship. Cruise through the lush landscapes of the Columbia River Gorge, the mountains of the Cascade Range, and the historical lands of the Native American tribes the peripatetic duo encountered. Dine on locally-sourced cuisine, and sample the region’s famed wines and microbrews.


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