Delta Air Lines, operated by SkyWest serves 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) 30 miles north.
Traveling by car or RV is a wonderful way to experience the beautiful scenery surrounding us. Enter the area from the north via Coeur d’Alene, Idaho or Spokane, Washington. Enter the area from the south via Boise, Idaho and travel along the whitewater of the Salmon River. Travel the historic Lewis and Clark Trail from Missoula, Montana east of the region or west from the wine country of Walla Walla, Washington.
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, WA and Boise, ID. Northwest Trailways has been serving the Inland Northwest for over sixty years.
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 and include the cultural and historical landmarks that signify the living legacy of the region’s first settlers.
American Cruise Lines offers Pacific Northwest trips with two paddlewheel ships. The 120-passenger Queen of the West cruises the Columbia and Snake rivers. Itineraries can include six, seven or 14 night sailings from Portland, Oregon. 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. Accommodating 150 passengers, the American Pride not only boasts the largest, most well-appointed staterooms but also offers private balconies and unobstructed views. In addition to the amazing scenery, their master chefs prepare menus that are tailored specifically to the Pacific Northwest region.The S.S. Legacy is a replica costal 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 décor. Four decks provide ample outside viewing opportunities and relaxing public spaces for taking a stroll at sunset and gathering with new friends. The lounge offers a full bar, the open-seating dining room includes a wine bar, and, for a step back in time, sidle up to 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 Bird or Sea Lion cruise ships. 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.
There is also a new vessel coming to Clarkston, Washington in 2019, called the American Song, operated by American Cruise Lines.