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American Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
Ship
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

61

Very Good

11

Average

6

Poor

2

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

250

River Cruises

104

Group and Theme Cruises

81

Cruises for the Disabled

47

Family Cruises

39

81 American Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Expipemjr

3 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Lewis and Clark Columbia and Snake river

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Pre-cruise at Red Lion Jansen beach hotel,$ 40 cab ride from airport ,very large hotel,nice rooms ,good restaurant,boat docks at hotel,free breakfast on day of embarkation.Some confusion on day of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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hkingj

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Costly for a mediocre experience.

Would not recommend to others. Food and service only fair. Overall rating on scale of 1-10 would be seven (7).Cruise director attractive and friendly but inefficient. Made a number of mistakes for our group on ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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gourds3743

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising down the Columbia Snake River

Doing the Lewis and Clark riverboat Cruise has always been on our bucket list. This seemed to be a good time of the year. Queen of the West is an older boat and is very intimate. Bedroom very small but ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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2122second

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great ACL Cruise

I like cruising in North America; no loooong overnight flights to your destination; no mega ships to overwhelm your cruise stops; and lots and lots of things to do. The Puget Sound and San Juans, our last cruise, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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stevesmeyer

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Snake and Columbia River Cruise focusing on Lewis and Clark's Expedition

This was a new Small River Cruise ship with a small number of passengers who received constant exceptional service from an awesome welcoming crew (ratio was approximately 1 crew member to 2 passengers). ALL meals, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jrclv

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

American Song is a beautiful ship

We sailed the Columbia/Snake River cruise. The American Song is a beautiful ship with spacious staterooms and very comfortable design and furnishings. The public deck areas are exceptionally nice with probably the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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jbzdad

1 Review Written

Really enjoyed the cruise... they had a new "technology" class

civil war history cruise lectures were excellent.. info on Mississippi history, civil war history, US history entertainment was in a smaller venue... smaller groups... the comedian "Judy" was excellent... ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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chess-ster

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great time on the Columbia River

We had always wanted to do the Lewis & Clark Columbia River Trip. American Cruise Line's American Pride river boat provided such an opportunity. Although the ship is dated and shows some wear and tear, we rate ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ohiogeorge

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Most disappointing cruise in 33 years of cruising

Not since our first four-day cruise in 1985 on the Star Ship Royal in the wake of a hurricane have we been more disappointed. We have traveled all over the world on many different cruise lines but have never been ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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AZ Carol

1 Review Written

Relaxing and Luxurious

I got to go in this cruise because a friend if a friend of a friend could no longer go and sold it for a fraction of the price. It was the best vacation I've ever had. I'm not one for a lot of words, so this will be ...
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Sail Date July 2018


Merrico46 avatar

Merrico46

1 Review Written

Very good Lobser theme cruise

Getting on and off the ship was very easy they saw to that. The ports were great in Maine, Rhode Island and Marthas Vineyard. We had plenty of time in each port either with a tour or by ourselves. The food was ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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JAYB1943

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

NICE SCENERY BUT POOR FOOD AND SERVICES

Wanted to see the snake/columbia rivers. Only cruise line to offer the itinerary we wanted. PLUSES: * FRIENDLY CREW, ALBEIT INEXPERIENCED * OPEN BAR COCKTAIL HOUR EACH EVENING * SMOOTH RIDE, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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rlsobey

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Nice Relaxing Cruise with Great Scenery

This is our second cruise in Alaska. The first was a large ship cruise, which convinced us to take a small ship cruise to allow to see more of Alaska. We cruised out of Juneau, AK and returned to Juneau. The ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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mytweedybear

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic crew ....unbelieveably delicious cuisine!

My 80 yr. old mother had always wanted to take a paddle wheel boat down the Mississippi and see all the southern Plantations. We had never, ever been on a vacation together so I thought this would be the perfect ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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saguaro city

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Columbia River

This was a small ship-175 passengers on a USA River. We did not need to fly to or from another country. The trip on the Columbia and Snake Rivers was Wonderful. While we had driven the route through the Gorge, it ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Whitehall219

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great American River Experience

We chose American Cruise Lines for the second time to continue to see America from our great rivers. This lower Mississippi River cruise had outstanding entertainment and lectures on board. We looked forward each ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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DanVA205

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fall color cruise on the Hudson River

First American Cruise Lines cruise and wanted to experience a cruise close to home and looked forward to the beauty of the Hudson River Valley and its history. Shore excursions were great but I would like to have ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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jegk1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A ship built entirely in America with an all American crew

Lovely ship, excellent meal and room service, interesting tours (we did the upper Mississippi River). There was a wide variety of entertainment with something different provided each night. Dancing was encouraged, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Di4mae

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Cruised the Columbia and Snake Rivers

we thoroughly enjoyed this cruise and the crew were great. The scenery was fantastic and Todd Weber who was an expert on Lewis and Clark was very good and really knew his stuff. I love travelling with American ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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tpwill

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Well Done in all Aspects

To see Worth West on Columbia River. Food service was outstanding. The crew was very accommodating and customer oriented. The Captain was engaged with passengers and personable. Dining staff was excellent and ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Loisjeanmac

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Had a great time with lots of perks!

I have traveled with American Cruise Line in the past and have found them to be one of the best. Their staff is very friendly and helpful. It's so delightful to travel with a small group, where you are not just ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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bugmugger

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Mighty Mississippi River Cruise

We chose this cruise line because it offered the most bang for your buck! And it did not disappoint. We have been on river cruses before, and this cruise surpassed the European river cruses we took. From the large, ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Sally Marsh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great lobster feast cruise

We wanted to see the Islands of Nantucket and Martha's vineyard, and it was a lobster bake cruise. The food was amazing, with an authentic lobster bake in the sand. This was my first cruise, and I enjoyed ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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GenieA

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

This Grand New England Cruise was Definitely GRAND !

First, very good friends recommended it - they had been on the American Cruise Lines steamboat/Mississippi River cruise in 2016 and loved it; found out about this brand new cruise while on the Mississippi trip, ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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JJTatum

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Snake/Columbia Rivers

Have become river cruise travelers (our other river cruises were in France with UniWorld) & wanted something in a part of the U.S. that was unfamiliar. This trip met that criteria. We did not arrive at the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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