Open sittings, single cabins great for solo travelers
American Star Overview
The 100-passenger American Star made its debut in summer 2007. The ship is quite similar to its fleetmate American Spirit (see full review), though it includes a few more modern touches like flat-screen satellite TV and DVD payers in all cabins. American Star sails a variety of six-, seven- and 14-night itineraries to regions along the East Coast from Maine to Florida.
First, let me say that this was our third cruise on the American Star, and that we have already booked two more with American Cruise Lines--on the Mississippi and then in Maine. Previously we toured the New England Islands and the Intracoastal ...continue
First, we chose this cruise based on its destination and ports. We wanted to visit Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, but did not want to drive in the local traffic. As avid cruisers, this looked like the perfect option. With that said, everyone ...continue
We've made a small habit of seeing the sights during the shoulder and off season. Cruising Alaska and Europe in winter were rewarding for both the lack of crowds, the easy to see sights and most interestingly a good mix of other adventuresome ...continue