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American Cruise Lines Ship Reviews

American Eagle
American Eagle
Ranked #1 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
88% 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
74% 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
American Star
American Star
Ranked #6 of 7 American Cruise Lines Ships
67% 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
Queen of the West
Queen of the West
Ranked #7 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
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American Cruise Lines Member Reviews

73% Loved It

After cruising the Rhine last year we decided to try a river cruise in America. Our choice was the American Eagle from New Orleans to Memphis. ... Read more
by Dick Crippen
This was our first cruise with ACL. It was wonderful! I enjoyed our cabin-with a view of the coast of Maine. It was just stunning. Watching Maine ... Read more
by The Nerons
We embarked the Queen of the Mississippi in New Orleans, this was our first small boat cruise, what a wonderful experience, no lines or waiting EVER. ... Read more
by judinsd
As frequent river (Europe) and ocean cruisers, we came with high hopes for a top notch ship to equal the price paid. We knew the ship was old; we ... Read more
by Blaze13
This was our fourth cruise with ACL and one of the best so far. It's hard to select my favorite place during the cruise because there are so many ... Read more
by abduckett
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