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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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LINDYJ
1 Review
Member Since 2014
I have read some of the less than satisfactory reviews of the Queen of the Mississippi and felt compelled to comment. I ... Read more
RandyM22
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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
JDaykin
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Many years ago, my partner, John, and I sailed from St. Louis to New Orleans on the American Queen... I always felt ... Read more
cornelia lewis
1 Review
We very much enjoyed the cruise, although it was VERY cold! We were disappointed not to have a pre boarding morning ... Read more
savta3
1 Review
Member Since 2011
12/13
We left Jacksonville Nov. 29 on The Great Rivers of Florida. This was a very relaxing cruise on quiet waters. The ... Read more
double s
2 Reviews
Member Since 2005
14 Forum Posts
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
elgabber
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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
Daphne696
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Our choice of this cruise was made from three criteria. First it was a small ship, allowing us to visit ports not ... Read more
RevLance
1 Review
Member Since 2013
First, let me say that this was our third cruise on the American Star, and that we have already booked two more with ... Read more
cruisingbob21
1 Review
Member Since 2012
This cruise was the return trip to Seattle for the American Spirit after a summer season of seven day round trip ... Read more
bobazwi
1 Review
Member Since 2013
It rained the first 3 days of the trip which was not the fault of ACL.This meant we could not go to Astoria. They ... Read more
Inahuri
1 Review
Member Since 2013
My husband and I traveled on the Queen of the Mississippi with ACL and I couldn't wait to get home and share my ... Read more
lx50hatch
1 Review
Member Since 2013
My wife and I have been thinking about sailing with American Cruise Lines for a few years and now that I am recently ... Read more
traveler413
1 Review
Member Since 2013
The cruise entailed two one-week back- to- back cruises of the San Juan Islands and the Alaskan Inside Passage. We ... Read more
GmaLS
1 Review
Member Since 2013
2 Forum Posts
Cruising the Columbia and Snake Rivers, from Clarkston, WA to Portland, OR, on the Queen of the West, our fifth trip ... Read more
bellplayer
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Our introduction to our trip was great! We brought our cousins from Cincinnati aboard for lunch. We realized that we ... Read more
p4b
1 Review
Member Since 2009
19 Forum Posts
The Columbia River scenery was nice, the locks and dams were interesting. The pros: Laid back Quiet not crowded ... Read more
Hydrokitty
4 Reviews
Member Since 2007
3,320 Forum Posts
DH and I had looked forward to the "Lewis & Clark" cruise on the Columbia and Snake Rivers for a long time. The ... Read more
SmilinInTheSun!
1 Review
Member Since 2013
3 Forum Posts
It was a fun cruise and a surprise in that we couldn't sail from our original St. Paul, MN, point of departure. Since ... Read more
Levin
1 Review
Member Since 2013
The American Cruise Line ship Independence is a very comfortable ship to cruise on. The cabin was very comfortable, ... Read more
Lhasalou
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Before we boarded the Queen of the Mississippi we were scooped up and taken care of in royal and friendly fashion. The ... Read more
boardwalk0409
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Last week my wife and I took our first cruise in the United States. It was aboard the Independence, one of the ships of ... Read more
runnerkate
1 Review
Member Since 2012
Speechless...that is how we feel. Do not take the Mississippi River Trip!!! The river is too low. The company knew ... Read more
neenahite
1 Review
Member Since 2012
Since we intentionally choose small we were not looking for Casinos or extravaganzas. We got a cruise that can be ... Read more
carmella33298
1 Review
Member Since 2012
This cruise was fabulous. We were blown away by the outstanding crew. When you meet them once, they remember your name ... Read more

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