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USA American Melody USA Cruise Reviews

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JOSEPH NEWMAN STONE HOUSE: This antebellum home in Natchez, MS was in the Stone Family for 140 years.  Joseph Britton Stone now operates it as a musical tour venue, art gallery and bed and breakfast.  As part of the tour, he entertains his guests on the 1903 Steinway parlor grand.  After the tour and intimate concert he serves a local praline liqueur or champagne!
Memphis Blues!! Right off Beale Street, this Rock and Blues Museum is a must see to understand the music scene and history of Memphis!
Ship musician (part of the Mario and Norm duo) Norm Hamlet on steel guitar. He was the bandleader for Merle Haggard for 49 years!
Deck 4 cruising on the Lower Mississippi
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Lower Mississippi River, American Cruise Line, Melody
"We recently went on the lower Mississippi River cruise on the American Melody ship.I cannot say how easy American Cruise Line makes it for you, everything is ready and done for you including loading and unloading your baggage...."Read More
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Lower Mississippi River, American Cruise Line, Melody

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chrisgaryschafer
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We recently went on the lower Mississippi River cruise on the American Melody ship. This is a brand new ship and it was wonderful. Everything we so nice but the best part are the crew. There wasn't anything you could not ask for that they would not try to arrange or provide for you. They were courteous and professional but yet very warm and friendly. The shore trips were great, they were so ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Shangri-La Suite


American Melody on the Mississippi - Fantastic!

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MesaJandC
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was our third cruise on American Cruise Lines, and our first cruise on the Mississippi river. We sailed from New Orleans to Memphis Tennessee in the spring of 2022. Our trip was fantastic! From start to finish, everything ran smoothly, tours were on time with really knowledgeable guides, and the staff was as accommodating as possible in meeting the various needs of the guests. The ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


American Melody Exceeded Expectations

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JDACruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We’ve always wanted to cruise on the Mississippi, and decided to take the plunge this spring. We chose American Melody because we had been on her sister ship, Harmony, last year in the Colombia / Snake River cruise and we loved the size and layout of the ship and the ample cabins. Melody did not disappoint, and neither did the Mississippi. My favorite part of the trip was the onboard ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


New Year's Celebration on the Lower Mississippi!!!!

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Iggyauthor
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Anticipating New Year's 2022 I didn't want to be the hostess of yet another New Year's Eve party with overnight guests at our house. This year, I WANTED TO BE SERVED AND ENTERTAINED!!!! What a wonderful decision it was to book a trip on the Lower Mississippi, aboard the beautiful new ship American Melody, and CRUISE IN STYLE into the New Year! It was comforting to know that ALL guests were ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


MUSIC ON THE MELODY AND AMERICAN CRUISE LINE'S LOWER MISSISSIPPI CRUISE!!!

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airandseatraveler
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I am a musician so while others seek history on these cruises I have a special affinity for the music of the Lower Mississippi region. We choose the Melody because it is American Cruise Line's newest ship that just took to the river in August of this year! The food was great an there was plenty of it! The staff did everything in their power to see to everyone's needs. The crew is ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Best experience

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TRIHEN
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

First of all, this new ship is amazing, the decor is sophisticated. I love the plants added to the upper sun deck area. This is my fifth ACL cruise. You won't find a friendlier group of passengers and crew. If you haven't taken the small ship experience you are missing out. You meet people from all over the US. The rooms are spacious with a full size bathroom. The food had been great. I am ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


American Melody Debuts on the Upper Mississippi!

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Iggyauthor
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My husband and I were thrilled to book one of the American Melody's first river cruises as it debuted on the Mississippi! It exceeded our expectations! The ship is beautifully appointed and when we relaxed on the 4th floor outside deck we could almost imagine we were on our own private yacht...with a staff to guest ratio of approximately 2 to 1 we were guaranteed to have phenomenal service! ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


3 weeks going north on the mighty Mississippi River

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DCMUNRO
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

New, comfortable ship, Great staff. Informative lectures, interesting excursions, and wonderful food. All inclusive makes each day easy to manage. Large stateroom, balcony large enough for two chairs and a table, walk in shower. Small lounge on each of the four floors for relaxation, card playing, puzzle working, computering (complete with printer). Quiet, swift elevator. All areas clean, and kept ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Best Cruise Ever

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MSYcruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were the only passengers from New Orleans on the cruise up the Mississippi. Even though we had to get to Jackson MS instead of being picked up in New Orleans (hurricane Ida got there first) the trip was exceptional in all respects. American decided to make all excursions (except Graceland and one other) no cost a nice gesture given the mess in getting everyone to the boat. The 21 days it ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Mississippi River Cruise from New Orleans to Vicksburg

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OKTravler
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

There are few things I like to do more than travel, and cruises are my favorite way to go. Unfortunately, our seven day vacation (theoretically from New Orleans to Vicksburg Mississippi and back) was one of the most stressful, disappointing, and unpleasant cruises I have ever experienced. It wasn’t the ship…it was new and spacious, staff were hard at work trying to keep it clean, the food was ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


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