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American Cruise Lines Ships

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American Cruise Lines Ship Reviews

American Eagle
American Eagle
Ranked #1 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
83% Loved It
  • Traditional Mississippi paddlewheeler
  • Large staterooms with private balconies
  • Excellent food including Southern-style favourites
  • Launched: 2015; Passengers: 150
Queen of the Mississippi
Queen of the Mississippi Slideshow
Queen of the Mississippi
Ranked #2 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
76% Loved It
  • Browse our slideshow for a taste of the Queen of the Mississippi sailing experience
  • First new paddlewheeler built specifically for the Mississippi in nearly 20 years
  • Daily educational presentation and entertainment
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 150
Independence
Independence
Ranked #3 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
73% Loved It
  • U.S.-flagged ship cruises in Maine, Historic South
  • Large cabins, many with private balconies
  • Small ship has stabilizers for smoother ride
  • Launched: 2010; Passengers: 104
American Glory
American Glory
Ranked #4 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
73% Loved It
  • Sails the East Coast from Maine to Florida
  • Country-club atmosphere onboard
  • Open seating in the dining room encourages socializing
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 49
American Spirit
American Spirit
Ranked #5 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
71% Loved It
  • Decently sized cabins for a small ship
  • Even some solo cabins have private balconies
  • Daily social hour with free drinks before dinner
  • Launched: 2005; Passengers: 100
Queen of the West
Queen of the West
Ranked #6 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
67% Loved It
  • Sails the Columbia and Snake rivers
  • Three-story paddlewheel driven by "green" engine
  • Received multi-million-dollar renovation 2011
  • Launched: 1995/2011; Passengers: 120
American Star
American Star
Ranked #7 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
65% Loved It
  • Sails the East Coast from Rhode Island to Florida
  • Two lounges and a library to spread out
  • Open sittings, single cabins great for solo travelers
  • Launched: 2007; Passengers: 100
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American Cruise Lines Member Reviews

72% Loved It

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
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 scenery was spectacular. I ... Read more
by StevieMcD
This was a wonderful cruise. We've done many of the big cruise ships and we were tired of them, and wanted something more personal. We had 147 guests ... Read more
by Sunshineivy
My wife and I took the 7 night ACL Queen of the Mississippi cruise from Memphis to New Orleans departing on May 23 of 2015. Not only was this the ... Read more
by danrpa
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