American Cruise Lines

Guilford, CT 06437
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American Cruise Lines specializes in U.S. River & Coastal cruising and is the largest domestic cruise line in the U.S.A. The company offers a new fleet of 19 riverboats and small cruise ships, each accommodating just 90 to 180 guests. American is the only cruise line in the world with a fleet of 100% U.S. built & flagged riverboats and small cruise ships. This distinction enables the company to exclusively Cruise Close To Home©—offering domestic cruises that visit only U.S. ports of call, along both U.S. rivers and coasts. The Line has over 50 itineraries, which range from 5 to 60 Days in length, and explore in 35 U.S. states. American’s small ships always cruise in sight of land, along protected coastal waterways from Alaska to Florida, and major U.S. rivers, including the Mississippi River (Ohio, Cumberland, and Tennessee Rivers); the Columbia and Snake Rivers; the Hudson River; and Florida Rivers (St. John’s and Tolomato). American Cruise Lines has over 50 years of experience cruising the U.S.A., and specializes in authentic American experiences, personalized service, and well-curated destination-focused cruises. Year after year, the company continues to be the most awarded U.S. cruise line, winning over 20 awards in 2022, including accolades from: Travel & Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, U.S.A. Today, and U.S. News & World Report.

Key Selling Points

American’s small ships offer large spacious staterooms, nearly all with private furnished balconies. All the company’s small ships are U.S.-crewed and newly-built in the U.S.A. Each riverboat or small ship offers elegant décor, grand dining rooms, spacious lounges inside and out, as well as wide open top decks providing wrap-around views of the passing scenery. American’s U.S. itineraries offer an all-inclusive experience and feature over 400 exciting shore excursions across the country. All cruises deliver incredible value and include complimentary onboard enrichment and entertainment, fine cuisine, wine & beer with both lunch and dinner, and a festive cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres each evening. Ships also include complimentary alternative casual dining, Starlink WiFi, and private American cruise coaches for shoreside transportation. 2023-2024 cruise pricing includes Port Charges & Fees as well as Tips & Gratuities. All American’s Mississippi River, Columbia & Snake Rivers, and Alaska cruises (from Juneau) include Complimentary Pre-Cruise Hotel Stays. All the company’s River and Coastal cruises also offer Domestic Flat-Rate Airfare.