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American Constellation
Ranked #1 of 8 American Cruise Lines Ships
95% Loved It
  • Pro: A mostly all-inclusive cruise on an intimate, tastefully appointed, well-designed vessel
  • Con: The young, American staff is eager to please, but lacks experience
  • Bottom Line: Ideal for older adults seeking a full-service cruise without crossing a foreign border
  • Launched: May 2017;  Passengers: 175
America
Ranked #2 of 8 American Cruise Lines Ships
92% Loved It
  • Pro: Riverboat with elevator for seniors, spacious cabins, interesting enrichment and accessible excursions
  • Con: No bar means boat shuts down early; activities and entertainment are limited
  • Bottom Line: Perfect for cruisers with mobility issues who want a comfortable vacation within the United States
  • Launched: 2016;  Passengers: 185
American Pride
Ranked #3 of 8 American Cruise Lines Ships
92% Loved It
  • Browse our slideshow for a taste of the Queen of the Mississippi sailing experience
  • Built for Mississippi, now on Snake and Columbia
  • Daily educational presentation and entertainment
  • Launched: 2012;  Passengers: 150
Independence
Ranked #1 of 8 American Cruise Lines Ships
80% Loved It
  • U.S.-flagged ship cruises in Maine, Historic South
  • Large cabins, many with private balconies
  • Small ship has stabilizers for smoother ride
  • Launched: 2010;  Passengers: 104
Queen of the Mississippi
Ranked #2 of 8 American Cruise Lines Ships
80% Loved It
  • Traditional Mississippi paddlewheeler
  • Large staterooms with private balconies
  • Excellent food including Southern-style favorites
  • Launched: 2015;  Passengers: 150
American Spirit
Ranked #3 of 8 American Cruise Lines Ships
79% Loved It
  • Pro: Onboard relaxation and beautiful scenery are pretty much a guarantee.
  • Con: Minimal entertainment and limited land excursions will leave active cruisers bored.
  • Bottom Line: Good for older travelers who need a slower paced cruise experience.
  • Launched: 2005;  Passengers: 100
American Star
Ranked #4 of 8 American Cruise Lines Ships
78% Loved It
  • Sails the East Coast from Rhode Island to Florida
  • Two lounges and a library to spread out
  • Open sittings, single cabins great for solo travelers
  • Launched: 2007;  Passengers: 100
Queen of the West
Ranked #5 of 8 American Cruise Lines Ships
67% Loved It
  • Sails the Columbia and Snake rivers
  • Three-story paddlewheel driven by "green" engine
  • Received multi-million-dollar renovation 2011
  • Launched: 1995/2011;  Passengers: 120