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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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93 American River Cruise Reviews

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glendel2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We were used to cruising on large cruise ships, so this was a delightful change. We enjoyed the camaraderie of fewer ... Read more
Perry Treadwell
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The highlight of the trip was the resource person, Todd Webber, who took the part of Mariwether Lewis telling the ... Read more
cruiselazy
1 Review
Member Since 2015
First time cruising of any type. Picked a small ship since we didn't want to be over whelmed with people. Mostly had ... Read more
Minnesota Cross
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first experience with cruising US inland waterways. The Puget Sound area was on our bucket list and we ... Read more
From Arizona
1 Review
Member Since 2015
American Cruise Lines never disappoints! The entire crew was great and our ports of call were awesome, whether taking a ... Read more
WillieW0218
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My wife and I took the Columbia/Snake River route from Portland to Clarkston. Staff very courteous and seemed anxious ... Read more
matron#1
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
Here's a rundown of the passengers! About 15% of the passengers on the Columbia/Snake River Cruise departing from ... Read more
HappyWife2001
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We had a great week on the American Spirit. I will admit that I was someone hesitant that this cruise was going to be ... Read more
Dutchactor
1 Review
Member Since 2015
NEVER, EVER AGAIN! If you book a cruise after reading my review below, all I can say is “I warned you.” ... Read more
jsherwig
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We followed the Lewis and Clark Trail on the Snake and Columbia Rivers. We are veteran river cruisers (Europe) but this ... Read more
lynnmarv1
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
The Glory is a wonderful small ship - 50 passengers - and this 10 day itinerary from Providence, RI to Portland, ME has ... Read more
Osage Sheri
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The Lobster Cruise was our first ACL Cruise. Overall the cruise was an outstanding experience. It was a very laid ... Read more
Dick Crippen
1 Review
Member Since 2015
After cruising the Rhine last year we decided to try a river cruise in America. Our choice was the American Eagle from ... Read more
judinsd
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We embarked the Queen of the Mississippi in New Orleans, this was our first small boat cruise, what a wonderful ... Read more
frebob
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We stayed at a hotel near the port in Memphis. The check-in process was smooth. The boat was in good condition and ... Read more
StevieMcD
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
This was my 5th cruise with ACL. It happened to be in my neck of the woods so didn't have to fly to get there. The ... Read more
Sunshineivy
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was a wonderful cruise. We've done many of the big cruise ships and we were tired of them, and wanted something ... Read more
kbrowning1235
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my first experience with American Cruise Lines. All aspects of the cruise was FUN! More training needed of ... Read more
Urum
1 Review
Member Since 2013
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We've recently sailed on American Eagle from New Orleans to Memphis. It was not a pleasant experience though: First ... Read more
mlsrls
1 Review
Member Since 2015
All in all the cruise was a total delight and we were treated like royalty. The Captain and his entire crew went out ... Read more
nitaburke@yahoo.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first time on this cruise line and we had a most wonderful time. The staff couldn't do enough for you. We ... Read more
Senior Bob
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise on a small ship. Our previous 4 cruises were with Holland America and Princess. The American ... Read more
folkfox
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My husband and I have considerable experience as presenters on inland waterway cruises. We were looking for a ... Read more
Singoalla
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise on an American Cruise Line ship. From the time we embarked on the ship in New Orleans until ... Read more
perryt
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Lobster until you couldn’t eat any more in Rockland. This was an Eagle Society cruise with special vistas. The ... Read more

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