American Cruise Line

What Sets American Cruise Apart

American Cruise Lines is the largest U.S. cruise company and the operator of a U.S.-flagged fleet of riverboats and small cruise ships, including modern paddle-wheelers that combine 21st-century technology and first-class amenities with the historic grandeur of classic riverboats.  Our fleet travels America’s smooth inland waterways and magnificent rivers carrying guests to historic, culturally unique and scenic destinations. Aboard our world-class ships, your guests will enjoy comfortable lounges and large observation decks that are ideal for gatherings, meetings and receptions of every kind. Our glass enclosed dining salons provide unhurried, open seating dining plus panoramic views of the spectacular scenery along the waterways, including the beautiful lengths of the Mississippi river system. Our spacious staterooms are the largest in the small cruise ship industry, featuring large opening picture windows and roomy baths. A high percentage of our hotel-like staterooms have private balconies.

Well-established and deeply experienced in cruise travel, American Cruise Lines delivers on our promise of Small Ship Cruising Done Perfectly, with luxurious amenities and highly personalized service. To simplify the planning process even more, and create an exceptionally relaxed travel experience for your groups, all departure ports are conveniently located near major airports. And American Cruise Lines is all-American; featuring U.S. based itineraries, American-made ships and all-American crews, providing certain tax advantages for your clients.  From charming small towns to gracious southern ports, the American Cruise Lines fleet offers destination travel with small vessel luxury and comfort to create a one-of-a-kind experience for any group event or special occasion.

Our Commitment to You

American Cruise Lines is all-American; featuring U.S. based itineraries, American-made ships and all-American crews, providing certain tax advantages. Guests are treated to five star dining, personalized service, nightly entertainment and enriching lectures by onboard naturalists and historians who share their knowledge and passion for history and culture. All staterooms feature hotel-style bathrooms, satellite TV and DVD player, personal climate control, and average 220 square feet in size.

Ships have spacious lounges and public spaces for hosting events.  Exciting shore excursions show the best of each area, and each evening before dinner, complimentary cocktails and appetizers are served. Your guests can set their own pace and relax in the casual comfort and exceptional care that is the hallmark of cruising with American Cruise Lines.

Signature Services

•   A true all-American experience: American built, flagged and
crewed ships

•   Large staterooms with interior entrances and private balconies

•   Opening seating dining; guests dine where and when they want

•   The only cruise line with four authentic Paddle Wheelers

•   Complimentary cocktail hour every evening before dinner

•   Complimentary wine and beer with lunch and dinner

•   Gracious hospitality and personalized service,  the hallmark of
American Cruise Lines

•   Historians, naturalists, or local experts join every cruise; daily
lectures ranging from history and ecology to culture and cuisine

•   Gracious hospitality and personalized service—the hallmark of
American Cruise Lines


•   Mississippi
•   Pacific Northwest (Alaska, Washington, Oregon)
•   Northeast United States (New England, New York)
•   Florida and Southeast United States

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