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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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131 American USA Cruise Reviews

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81
Very Good
15
Average
8
Poor
11
Terrible
15
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endoahc
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My first impression of the American Eagle was WOW...new, bright, clean, everyone very helpful, large room with very ... Read more
LizLibrarian
1 Review
Member Since 2015
10/15
When we first got on the ship, I thought, "This must be an old ship that they retrofitted". There were duct ... Read more
Scl travels
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Stepping aboard the ACL ship at the Seattle dock, I was instantly transported back in time to the dock in Florida for ... Read more
Lauretteellis@aol.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This cruise was a pleasant surprise. The critics, we felt, were harsh and not very fair. Yes the rooms were small and ... Read more
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
Bill Stit
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Had a great week traveling up the lower Mississippi. The cabin was large with plenty of room around the queen size ... 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
Hendri4
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Weather was great. Scenery was beautiful. Small towns were nice to walk through. The jet boat excursion and whale ... Read more
crawshaw04
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
Our first cruise with American was on the Columbia River. We were so pleased we signed up for another cruise before we ... 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
drwhitte
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This was the fourth cruise I have taken with ACL and I have enjoyed all of them. I prefer the smaller ships to the ... 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
Ronald S Hollo
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The catalog seems to be different from what we received on the cruise. We complained when the air conditioning did not ... 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
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
babyboomer46
1 Review
Member Since 2011
10 Forum Posts
This was our third cruise with ACL. The night before the cruise, we stayed in a hotel recommended by ACL that provided ... Read more
djmunro
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
The New England Islands cruise aboard the American Star was our second trip with American Cruise Lines. Just like the ... 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
Urum
1 Review
Member Since 2013
7 Forum Posts
We've recently sailed on American Eagle from New Orleans to Memphis. It was not a pleasant experience though: First ... Read more
Cruise gals
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was a trip that we had planned for many years. We were a group of 6 and each of us were very excited. ... Read more

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