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Portland (Maine) to the USA Cruise Reviews

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37 Portland (Maine) to the USA Cruise Reviews


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Bbmoon

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

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We chose this cruise because of its itinerary (which was unique and they were good ports that we enjoyed). Unfortunately due to the very poor quality of the ship and crew we were not pleased with the cruise overall. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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jhofenloch

1 Review Written

Great cruise with friendly crew and passengers.

We have sailed on small and large ships and they both have something going for them. This cruise had about 150 passengers and was a great way to meet new people. On this size ship you see the same people all the ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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kperrigin

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fall Cruise to Maine - with Lobster as a Side

This was a 2nd cruise with American and while it was not quite as enjoyable as cruising the Chesapeake Bay on the brand new Constellation, it was still worth the cost. Our trip was a "Lobster" cruise and Lobster it ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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samgrant42

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Sailing the Coast of Maine Eating Lobster!

In my opinion it all begins with the Captain of the ship and this Captain was on top of everything. His presence was constant and he put an emphasis on the passenger’s well-being. This attitude flowed downward ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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jackbgodfrey

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever

The food, the service, the attention to detail were awesome from the Captain down to every staff person on deck. The rooms were very spacious! All the ports of call gave a different view of Maine and displayed the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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johncoralyn

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful scenery, excellent food and service

We love the small ships and had never seen this part of the country. The embarkation & disembarkation went very smoothly. The bed in the cabin was very comfortable & the shower was great - full size, unlike some ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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TTFN2

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise of Maine

American Cruise Line definitely knows how to service small ship cruising. The service, food, land tours, and overall benefits of small ship cruising are obvious after a few days on board. The selection of lobster ...
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Sail Date August 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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Mel24

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Small ship cruising is THE way to go!

I have been on the larger ships several times. This was the first time to sail on a small ship and I will sail small from now on! The American Cruise Lines Independence carries only 100 passengers. We were able to ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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roadstergramma

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous time!

After an flawless embarkation, this cruise took us to the parts of Maine we were interested in seeing, and because it was a small ship without all the amenities we never used on the big ships of past cruises (disco, ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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arimurray

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The food, the scenery, the staff are terrific!!

Usually, there are glitches on any trip. Not this one! The food was more than 5 star, the staff were extremely accommodating, the ship clean and just the right size. Loved not sharing it with 2000 other people. If ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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johnarticolo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruising the coast of Maine

Thought it would be a wonderful way to celebrate the Independence Day holiday on the Independence. The trip did not disappoint. The crew and staff were thoroughly professional, friendly, engaging, courteous and ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Piper727

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise and Wonderful Way To See the USA!

We have sailed on larger ships with, of course, more passengers and enjoyed those cruises. But there is something really special about a small ship and American Cruise Lines stands out in every way. We have just ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Kid55

1 Review Written

Dream Cruise

We wanted to experience A smaller cruise ship with less people. We really enjoyed it felt more relaxed. The food was excellent also cocktail hour, hors d'oeuvres were great. Shannon, The hotel manager was ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Mercerlorrie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

American cruise line main coast tour

A fabulous cruise of select ports on the Maine coast. Excellent food - and plenty of it. This cruise focused a lot on lobster, and how great is that? However there were always several choices for appetizers, ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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wavewoman

1 Review Written

Exceeded All Of My Expectations

I traveled with my elderly Mother. She used her own portable wheel chair to get around the ship. The crew was wonderful. They helped her to get ashore and were always ready to lend a hand on the ship too.The ship ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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perkys1967

1 Review Written

Rugged beauty of Maine coastline

We picked this cruise because we had cruised with American Cruise Line before and was well satisfied. We picked the Maine Coastline cruise because we had never been to that part of the country before. We loved the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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mnlott

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lots of Lobstah

Ship left and returned to Portland Maine. First day traveled all the way up to Bar Harbor which meant ship went out into open ocean waters so if you had any inclination to get motion sickness you had a problem. ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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pppgringa

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sign me up for the American Constellation—to be launched in June 2017

Where to begin??? This was trip number thirteen (yes, 13) for me on American Cruise Lines, so to say I am a charter member of their fan club would be an understatement!! Since I've taken every East Coast itinerary: ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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British cruise critic

1 Review Written

40 Helpful Votes

Excellent staff on a very tired ship.

This cruise was subcontracted to a British company. The good bits. The exploration staff are excellent keeping the passengers up to date and work really hard. Their safety procedures were impeccable both for ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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DUKE FANS

1 Review Written

FUN & EDUCATIONAL

Our theme cruise to Maine was areal standout experience, which is why we have continued to book repeatedly with American Cruise Clines. Smaller cruises afford a better opportunity to engage & meet new friends ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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beverlyhiller

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

The Columbia River Gorge is absolutely breathtaking!

I chose this cruise because I went with a group of 20 people. The Columbia River Gorge is beaufiful and in a part of the country not visited by my husband and me before. Other members of the group has previously ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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sq1430

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lobster morning, noon and night!

We had always wanted to see the Maine coast from the water side. This one is listed as a special lobster cruise out of Portland Maine, returning there, which made it easier to plan transportation to the ship. We ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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pepperspray

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

If you love Lobster!

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see Maine. It was very interesting to see the little towns along the Maine coast. We then left from Portland and took the CAT Ferry to Nova Scotia. If doing the Maine ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Patri0t

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Outstanding scenery in an historical area of our country

Small ship allowed for interaction with more of the passengers and staff. Passengers represented folks from around the United States and some from abroad. It was interesting to get their reactions to this part of ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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