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USA River Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
USA
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

114

Very Good

21

Average

12

Poor

10

Terrible

18

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

197

River Cruises

177

Family Cruises

90

Romantic Cruises

45

Cruises for the Disabled

41

177 USA River Cruises Cruise Reviews


lucky99 avatar

lucky99

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Very nice cruise

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For years I have wanted to do a small ship cruise in the USA. We embarked in New Orleans and disembarked in Memphis. The ship is small 185 passengers but this allows people to get to know each other. The cabins ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Money Penny 1

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Would never do again

This cruise had been on our bucket list for the last couple of years. My husband and I with another couple had done European river cruises and thought that this would be similar. No way can ACL be compared with ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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GEMINBS

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Very good and not-so-good

This was my first riverboat cruise after almost twenty traditional cruises. Pros: 1) Ship was new & beautiful; 2) my single cabin w/balcony was very comfortable and clean with nice bathroom; 3) cuisine was the best ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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DeepFreeze63

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Terriffic River Cruise

Terrific cruise of “COMPLETE MISSISSIPPI” – August 4th thru 26th From New Orleans to Saint Paul MN (8 states in 22 days; 21 nights) on the paddle wheeler (fake) “America” operated by American Cruise ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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ian sanderson

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

CELEBRATION OF GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSAY

Timing and route. couldn't fault the staff and ship. Everything worked. Superb hard working crew and cruise director. Food as good as it gets and we have done 60+ such cruises since retiring 20 years ago . We ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Tkelley42

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Lots of attention to the smallest details. Ship crew well trained and helpful

Never on a cruise. Selected 4 day to "try out" a cruise. We enjoyed it throughly. The ship new, well appointed and easily accessed by elevators and stairs. Enjoyable sun decks on levels 4 and 5. Open seating dining ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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wvanderwal

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Maiden voyage

Traveled in style on this brand new ship in American Cruise Lines inventory, great tour of the Chesapeake Bay. This was my eleventh cruise with ACL, and it was fantastic!!!!!! The crew was well trained, and ready ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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cartonnt

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Chesapeake Bay

This was the inaugural cruise for the American Cruise Lines ship, American Constilattion. As with the previousv14 cruises, the ship, personnel, and the onshore sites, were outstanding. The sites included Colonial ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Colleen Diltz

3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Slow Paced and Wonderful

This is a fantastic cruise company for seniors or people who like a slower pace, (perfect for me, as I love taking photos). They accommodate physical disabilities as much as possible throughout the trip. Children ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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liddibet

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable experience

A trip of a Mississippi Steam boat was an ambition we have had for a long time. WE struggled to arrange direct from the UK. An opportunity arose which we seized as it gave the opportunity to visit New Orleans and ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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evandewater23

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Fantastic way to celebrate our parent's 50th wedding anniversary

We traveled in a party of 10: 4 boys aged 5-12, parents in their 70s (one w/ memory issues), and two couples in their 40s. We loved the service, delicous food, live music, custom drinks & friendly manner of all the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Musicfan11

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Classy boat with GREAT music

This was my 4th trip on the American Queen this year. Quite frankly, I found the music to be addictive! The whole experience is quite nice, but the music is the biggest draw for me. All the musicians are top ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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bemije

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great river cruise on scenic Columbia River

We had a great trip. Loved the accommodations, the size of the boat, dining options and quality of the food, high quality entertainment, educational experiences, hop on/hop off option and beautiful scenery. The ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Pamela Vollert

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall cruise experience highlighting crew and ship

This was our third American Cruise in less than 2 years. This spring we cruised Puget Sound, and the year before the Florida Rivers. The only disappointment this time was the lack of sound proofing between our ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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mhanson

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Hudson River Valley Fall Foliage

We chose this cruise to view the fall foliage and to tour the historic sites along the Hudson River Valley. We were not disappointed on either counts. I'm glad we packed heavy raincoats for this time of the year, as ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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cbelko

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

New Orleans to Memphis

This trip was all that we expected and we enjoyed it very much. The America is a beautiful river boat. We found the boats tours very good--they gave us a good overview of life in the South along the River in the ...
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Sail Date October 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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ItheJD

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Memorable

Following our journey over from the UK and a few nights in Atlanta and then New Orleans we boarded the American Queen - bliss. We have river cruised in Europe, China and Russia (as well as a couple of Ocean cruises) ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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everyone12345

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Most Terrible Cruise Award goes to American Cruise Lines

Never take this cruise. They talk about some great tours and cancel many of them along the way. The food is not good, the service is mostly done by interns that are learning and it is super over priced for receiving ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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normaruth

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A great learning of New England ports.

New Destinations,New Bedford, Nantucket Island, Block Island, Bristol. The narrated bus tour was fantastic. Good accommodations- The housekeeping staff were top notch. Outstanding foods- The cocktails hours ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Nora Charles

2 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Well run boat; lots to do

Columbia River Clarkston to Portland We don't want to repeat other reviews so just some additional information some may find helpful. Cabin:- All cabins seem to be the same size. Some have a double bed; some ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Judesterrev

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Go for it

Such a relaxing, layed back atmosphere. The crew are so pleasant and ready to help or assist in any way possible. There was an issue with one of the premium excursions and they were quick to listen and respond to ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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SFW

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Don't Miss This Boat

We took this Pacific Northwest river cruise for our 30th wedding anniversary. I really wanted a more intimate experience than a large ship/liner and this 220+ passenger boat was a perfect fit. From arrival to the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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bcblack

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Lakes & Georgian Bay

We travel all the time, and thought a Great Lakes & Georgian Bay (and the stops we would make) sounded like something different. We were happy to find the entire experience; the many people we met, the tours, the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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jsal

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Ohio River cruise on the American Queen steamboat paddlewheel.

Cruised from Cincinnati, OH to Alton, IL. There are various types of cabins to choose from. Our cabin had an outside door an inside door to the hall ( 2 entrances). Nightly entertainment, two dining times for ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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