Rivers run. There is a sense of romance that floats by us as we stand at their shore. They are a moving mystery making us wonder what lies beyond the next bend or further downstream. The bigger the river, the more draw it has on us. River cruises are becoming more and more popular to the traveling public and are operators rushing to service those desires.
Following is a list and short description of the longest river on each continent. So whether you will be sailing, kayaking, fishing, or just dipping your toes in one of these massive rivers, you will now know a little bit more about them.
Yangtze River (Asia) – 6,380 km (3,964 miles). Unlike other waterways, the Yangtze is contained entirely within
Mississippi River (
Murray River (Australia) – 2,508 km (1,476 miles). Bubbling out of the