Check in, unpack once and let your floating hotel show you around. In the last decade river cruising has exploded in popularity as a comfortable and affordable way to explore a region. For the last four weeks, USA TODAY 10Best readers have been voting daily for their favorite river cruise line, and the results are in!
The top 10 winners in the category Best River Cruise Line are as follows:
- Viking River Cruises
- Grand Circle Cruise Line
- Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
- Avalon Waterways
- American Queen Steamboat Company
- Vantage Deluxe World Travel
- American Cruise Lines
- Pandaw Cruises
- Blount Small Ship Adventures
10Best Local Experts and Editors picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Doug Parker (Cruise Radio), Fran Golden (USA TODAY), Gene Sloan (USA TODAY) and Stewart Chiron (The Cruise Guy) were chosen based on their extensive experience with the cruise industry.
Additional nominees for Best River Cruise Line included A-ROSA CruisesAbercrombie & Kent, Amadeus Cruises, Aqua Expeditions, CroisiEurope, Emerald Waterways, European Waterways, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Tauck and Victoria Cruises.
Congratulations to all of our winning cruise lines!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo