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16 American Canada & New England Cruise Reviews

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DJRoman
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
While searching for a vacation destination, We have certain criteria. We wanted to be able to drive to the ship. Since it was our first cruise, we wanted a 6-night excursion. The cruise of the New England islands fit the bill. From the ... Read more
mcmansell
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
The New England Islands cruise was fabulous!!!! We visited a number of islands and mainland locations that I had been wanting to see for a long time. Being able to see them on one trip and not having to pack and unpack was perfect. We ... Read more
wrestlingterp
Member Since 2011
1 review
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Returned from a 6 night New England Island cruise that departed from Providence, RI to celebrate my 60th birthday. We went on a Star Clipper cruise a couple of years ago and realized we really like smaller ships. The Independence has a ... Read more
Cheeriogal
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our first cruise with ACL. We found the crew to be very enthusiastic and friendly. The cruise was to the ports in Maine (think pub craw of ports). It was nice to get into ports that the "Big Ships" can't reach. The ... Read more
kelleriii@comcast.net
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our fourth cruise with American Cruise Lines and our second time on the Maine Cruise. The first was just delightful, and we enjoyed it so much we had to doing it again. It beautiful area and you can not find any better seafood ... Read more
freebw1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
My friends and I (6 of us in all) were looking forward to our cruise up the Maine coast. We are seasoned travelers and have experienced many cruises over the years. We were all very disappointed and felt we paid too much and received too ... Read more
Willo_boat
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
American Cruise lines slogan is, 'small ship cruising done perfectly' but should be 'too little for too much'. American Cruise Lines missed the mark in everything they did. The vessel looked old and poorly maintained. You could see rust ... Read more
TabZee
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Saturday to Saturday continuous shall ship cruises during the summer along the villages and yacht harbors along Maine coast north of Portland. Good food and service, free wine at dinner and free cocktails in the lounge before dinner. ... Read more
lynnmarv1
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The Glory is a wonderful small ship - 50 passengers - and this 10 day itinerary from Providence, RI to Portland, ME has so many beautiful ports. The food was the best we have had in 6 other American Cruise Lines trips and featured ... Read more
pathcat
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Not rated Sailed August 2014
This was a marvelous 10 night cruise from Portland, ME to Providence, RI with six stops in Maine along with days in Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. The 50 passenger American Glory was full, and we all had a great time. A guest lecturer ... Read more
cruise**77
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
We had cruised three times previously on American Cruise Lines (ACL), and generally had good to very good experiences, although the cruises are expensive. So, we looked forward to this cruise along the coast of Maine. One of the big ... Read more
Pbksea
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
This was our 4th cruise with American Cruise lines and it is a wonderful way to see the U.S.A. American built ships that are registered and owned in the US. and have American crews. What a great thing in the age of foreign registry, ... Read more
7960Ken
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
14 forum posts
2 helpful votes
First, we chose this cruise based on its destination and ports. We wanted to visit Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, but did not want to drive in the local traffic. As avid cruisers, this looked like the perfect option. With that said, ... Read more
gordon4109
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2010
This past summer I had the pleasure to be a passenger on the Inaugural Cruise of American Cruise Lines newest ship, the "Independence" with an itinerary which included New England and Maine ports of call. Over the past 10 years I was also ... Read more
davebflat
Member Since 2007
1 review
46 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I (ages 65, 67) just returned from a fantastic New England cruise aboard the American Spirit. The food and snacks were fabulous as was the ports Our Nantucket stop was heavenly as was all of our stops. The crew is so personal ... Read more
Linda Androlia
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Atlantic Coastal Cruise Reviews: American Star Maine Coast and Harbors - July 28, 2007 We are small ship cruise addicts. We love the sea air and visiting new places. This cruise wasn't a thrill a minute as some of our exotic experiences ... Read more

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