Cruising is a choice of vacation that many people opt to, while some people are wary of. It can seem daunting if one thinks of being out in the ocean for days at a time; even if the ports of call are enticing. One solution for people who do not like the idea of having their vacation out in the vast ocean on a cruise liner is to take a smaller river cruise instead. This could be the perfect cruise trip for the family, sightseeing along some of the most famous waterways in North America. Try one of these five North American River Cruises.