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American Independence (formerly Independence) Review

4.0 / 5.0
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A wonderful surprise!

Review for American Independence (formerly Independence) to the USA
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Mar 2017
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Pelican om Hilton Head
Evelene - historian, tour guide, and entertainer
An example of the many old southern homes you will see on the trip

We first said with American Cruise Line on the STAR doing the New England Islands cruise. It was an excellent cruise and got us into small Island like Nantucket that can't be reached on a large ship. So, we decided to take a risk and explore a part of the country that we didn't know much about and took the Golden Isles Cruise from Charleston SC to Jacksonville FL. The ports of call are: Charleston, Beaufort, Hilton Head Island, Savannah, Sapelo Island, St Simons Island, Jekyll Island, Amelia Island, and Jacksonville. This is a part of our country that most of us ave not seen, or know much about. The Georgia coast is rich with history, excellent food, and wonderful people. The trips made even more special by the onboard naturalist/historian, and the excellent tour guides in every port. The crew was super and the onboard food was special as we tried local dishes along they way. The cabins are comfortable with an outdoor porch with 2 chairs. Each floor of the ship has a livening room, and the bow has a large gathering room for entertainment and evening happy hour. The dining room is in the stern with excellent service. You quickly make friend with other travelers and find friends o dine with. We loved the trip, and surprised by how much we earned about the Georgia coast.

Avery and Robin Willis, Thousand Oaks California

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Cabin 3rd deck

port side, full 180 degree view

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Charleston

We did a 2 day tour on our own

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