Small ship cruising is THE way to go!: Independence Cruise Review by Mel24
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Small ship cruising is THE way to go!
Embarkation: Portland (Maine)
The crew was professional yet personable. Everyone was VERY helpful and always asked if they could assist even if it wasn't their "job". The crew takes very good care of the Independence and you can see the pride in their work. The ship was always spotless!
The food was impeccable! Not only was it great tasting, it was beautiful!
The ports and tours offered many options. We sailed on a schooner, took a museum tour and took a tour on a lobster boat. We visited Acadia National Park and learned the history of the area along the way with the help of the onboard art More professor and geologist. The crew also prepared a lobster bake lunch while onshore in Rockland, ME.
I have already booked another cruise with American Cruise Lines next year! I highly recommend this company. Job well done ACL! Less
Cabin review: AAL with private balcony202
Loved our cabin! We had twin beds which was perfect for our Mother / Daughter trip! We were also close to the lounge which had the cappuccino machine and coffee maker. We also had a private balcony. It was so nice to sit on the balcony while sailing and while in port. Our housekeeper Emilia did an amazing job keeping our room neat and tidy.