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American Cruise Lines Itineraries

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American Cruise Lines Itineraries

Itineraries stretch the entire eastern seaboard from Penobscot Bay in Maine all the way to Florida. During the summer, New England Island cruises stop at Block Island, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, while the Maine Coast and Harbor cruise sails roundtrip from Portland, ME. Seven-night Chesapeake Bay itineraries out of Baltimore are offered from June straight through the fall. Particularly popular are the October trips up the scenic Hudson River, when the fall foliage bursts with color and the crisp air is invigorating. There are also a handful of Philadelphia and Potomac River voyages, and the paddlewheeler Queen of the West offers cruises along the Columbia and Snake Rivers.

Longer trips are also available sailing south through the Inland Passageway from Baltimore to Florida. November, December, February, March and April see the ships sailing Historic Antebellum itineraries between Jacksonville and Charleston, and a Great Rivers of Florida itinerary roundtrip from Jacksonville. An occasional cruise to Okeechobee Swamp is also offered.

In 2012, Queen of the Mississippi will begin plying the entire Mississippi River System. A number of unique seven-night cruises are planned that take passengers as far as St. Paul on the Mississippi River and Pittsburgh on the Ohio River. Also in 2012, American Spirit will operate ACL's first-ever Alaska cruises starting June 2012.
Canada & New England
73% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Providence (United States) -> Nantucket -> Martha's Vineyard -> Gloucester -> Bath -> Boothbay Harbor -> Bar Harbor -> Belfast -> Camden (Maine) -> Rockland -> Portland (Maine)
North America River
76% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
New Orleans -> Oak Alley -> Natchez -> Vicksburg -> St. Francisville -> Baton Rouge -> New Orleans
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American Cruise Lines Member Reviews

73% Loved It

I last cruised on American Cruise Lines in 2012 and had a disastrous experience. See my review of the American Glory under "Maine to Providence ... Read more
by Plymouthtravelers
I noted the last review was written by our New Zealand friends. Sailing with friends almost always makes up the bumps that occur when traveling. ... Read more
by GeneralGrant
We were one of the first 6 to board this ship in Lewiston. Warner kindly let us on a bit earlier as we waited in the lounge area for our rooms to be ... Read more
by SCNZ
This was a wonderful cruise. The food, the staff and service was excellent. I especially liked the smallness of the ship and guests. They were 53 of ... Read more
by suzieinhb
First time cruiser of any type. Excellent experience. Was impressed by attitude of crew and staff. Food worthy of "name" chef ... Read more
by stamperg@verizion.ne
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