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American Cruise Lines Ship Reviews

American Eagle
American Eagle
Ranked #1 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
80% 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
American Spirit
American Spirit
Ranked #3 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
72% 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
Ranked #4 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
71% 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 Star
American Star
Ranked #5 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
68% 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
American Glory
American Glory
Ranked #6 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
65% 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
Queen of the West
Queen of the West
Ranked #7 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
63% 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
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American Cruise Lines Member Reviews

71% Loved It

We talked about a cruise for several years but had no inclination to sail on any huge cruise ship. When National Trust for Historic Preservation ... Read more
by artist sailor
When we first got on the ship, I thought, "This must be an old ship that they retrofitted". There were duct tape repairs in the dining ... Read more
by LizLibrarian
This was the fourth cruise I have taken with ACL and I have enjoyed all of them. I prefer the smaller ships to the larger ones that I have sailed ... Read more
by drwhitte
This cruise was a pleasant surprise. The critics, we felt, were harsh and not very fair. Yes the rooms were small and it was pricey but there were ... Read more
Here's a rundown of the passengers! About 15% of the passengers on the Columbia/Snake River Cruise departing from Portland, Oct 10th, had ... Read more
by matron#1
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