American Spirit for Kids

Editor Rating:  3.0
76% of cruisers loved it

Why Choose American Spirit?

  • Onboard relaxation and beautiful scenery are pretty much a guarantee.
  • Minimal entertainment and limited land excursions will leave active cruisers bored.
  • Good for older travelers who need a slower paced cruise experience.

American Spirit for Families

Editor Rating
Families
2.0

With the average age of the passengers quite high, there are no facilities or staff set aside for children. An occasional family or grandchild helps to bring that average down slightly on the summer New England and Maine sailings. Older, mature children that don't need to be constantly attended, and like trips to their grandparent's house, could get by on a week's cruise.

A third person with cots can be accommodated in the cabins, although this isn't advertised in the brochure.


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BailGrac2
Member Since 2015
6 reviews
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Sailed four weeks ago
This was our second cruise with American Cruise Lines. Our first was on the Columbia and Snake rivers. This one, like the first one, did not disappoint. The ship, while small, was quite comfortable and our cabin was quite spacious with a ... Read more
hummy246
Member Since 2014
1 review
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This was our ninth cruise with ACL. After our first cruise, Great Rivers of Florida, we were hooked. ACL delivers an experience in travel that my husband and I both enjoy. The ship is small, thus allowing the entire crew to get to know ... Read more
osufans
Member Since 2017
1 review
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We had been wanting to visit Butchart Gardens and found this to be an opportunity to visit the Gardens and take a small ship cruise at the same time. It was all we had hoped for. Small ship cruising is wonderful if you're older and love ... Read more
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