Check in, unpack once and let your floating hotel show you around some of the world's most spectacular waterways. River cruising has recently exploded in popularity as a comfortable and affordable way to explore a region, from the Rhine to the Mekong to the Amazon.
We asked our readers to vote for their favorite river cruise line, and after four weeks of daily voting, the results are in.
The top 10 winners in the category Best River Cruise Line are as follows:
- Viking River Cruises
- Blount Small Ship Adventures
- Avalon Waterways
- Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
- Victory Cruise Lines
- Emerald Waterways
- A-ROSA River Cruises
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Carrie Finley Bajak (CruiseBuzz.net), Fran Golden (USA TODAY), Sherry Laskin Kennedy (CruiseMaven), Jason Leppert (PopularCruising.com), Chris Owen (ChrisCruises.com), Doug Parker (Cruise Radio) and Aaron Saunders (Fromthedeckchair.com) were chosen based on their expertise in the world of cruising.
Other nominated lines included American Cruise Lines, American Queen Steamboat Company, Aqua Expeditions, Crystal River Cruises, French American Line, Grand Circle Cruise Line, Pandaw Cruises, Tauck, UnCruise Adventures and Vantage Deluxe World Travel.
Congratulations to all our winning cruise lines!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo