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67% Loved It
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  • Coastal itineraries sail eastern seaboard from Maine to Florida
  • Four cozy small ships offer hassle-free cruising
  • Large cabins with the only balconies in the U.S. coastal industry
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61 American River Cruise Reviews

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This was our third voyage with American Cruise Lines and, once again, we were delighted. Neither the cold or rain could ... Read more
12/14
The interior of the Independence, which was put into service in 2010, looks like the 60s. I assume the interior was ... Read more
First, we were told when we booked that the average age is 65. The actual average age is 80-82+. On board the cruise ... Read more
12/14
We paid a lot of money for this cruise, way more than for a luxury ship. It left Charlotte, SC and was supposed to sail ... Read more
12/14
This shockingly poor experience on American Cruiselines really should be told to warn future travelers just how bad a ... Read more
For our third cruise with American Cruise Lines we chose a trip down the Mississippi River from Memphis,TN to New ... Read more
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09/14
This was a marvelous 10 night cruise from Portland, ME to Providence, RI with six stops in Maine along with days in ... Read more
My family of six (88, 61, 59, 29, 25, & 18 years old) took the two Owner's cabins, which each can hold three people ... Read more
This cruise exceeded all our expectations. The only negative is that the cabins were much smaller than advertised ... Read more
New England Islands marthapalmer
07/14
This cruise was extremely inconsistent in service, dining, entertainment and excursions For the amount of money we ... Read more
06/14
This was our seventh cruise with ACL. As always, they didn't disappoint us. The highlight was taking a shore tour to ... Read more
06/14
With beautiful weather we left Baltimore's Inner Harbor and sailed down the Bay under two bridges the second being the ... Read more
06/14
The ship was clean, the dining room was well lit, the crew was marvelous and the cruise was very interesting. The food ... Read more
06/14
American Cruise Lines always does a great job: interesting ports, great food, good lecturers, caring staff and large ... Read more
06/14
The Queen of the West docked at the Red Lion Hotel at Jantzen Beach in Portland. Boarding was easy with our bags picked ... Read more
05/14
This was my seventh cruise with American Cruise Lines and my first aboard the Queen of the Mississippi. This cruise ... Read more
Everything about this River cruise from Memphis to NewOrleans was first class. 1. Staterooms were spacious with the ... Read more
" Small cruising done perfectly " truly describes the experience. The staff are well trained, polite and very ... Read more
I have read some of the less than satisfactory reviews of the Queen of the Mississippi and felt compelled to comment. I ... Read more
Our choice of this cruise was made from three criteria. First it was a small ship, allowing us to visit ports not ... Read more
My wife and I were looking for an east coast river cruise to a location we had never travelled.We have sailed with ... Read more
First off let me say that I really like this cruise line. So much so, that we are taking them in Alaska this summer. ... Read more
Best by far! savta3
02/14
We left Jacksonville Nov. 29 on The Great Rivers of Florida. This was a very relaxing cruise on quiet waters. The ... Read more
We accompanied my 88 yr old parents on a 7 nite cruise NOLA to NOLA. We had originally booked a 4 nite, but the ... Read more
We very much enjoyed the cruise, although it was VERY cold! We were disappointed not to have a pre boarding morning ... Read more

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