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American Cruise Lines Adds More Riverboats and Coastal Ships

American Cruise Lines keeps rolling on the rivers by leaps and bounds. This Connecticut-based cruise line is adding more small riverboats and coastal ships to their expanding fleet. Over the past two years, American Cruise Lines aggressive ship-building program has expanded and they launched a new ship in 2017 and two new ships in 2018. […] Read more…

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American Cruise Lines New Ships and New Itineraries

Itineraries that stretch from coast to coast, north to south. American Cruise Lines has their 2019-2020 schedule of cruises all planned.  The cruise line’s newest ships nicknamed Modern Riverboats plus their paddlewheelers and coastal ships will comprise a whopping total of 11 small ships sailing in the U.S.  Some of the most popular routes will […] Read more…

8 Scenic New England Cruise Ports to Visit This Summer

Explore New England cruise ports with quaint towns, picturesque parks and fabulous food. While Canada’s exciting and diverse cruise ports entice discerning cruisers, New England cruise ports offer incredible food, plenty of natural attractions, charming towns and worthwhile outdoor activities. With a shorter cruise season – typically from April to October – cruise lines pack […] Read more…

American Cruise Lines Reveals New Itinerary

American Cruise Lines has announced it will be adding a new itinerary to their 2018 schedule.  The 11-day American Revolution Cruise visits several new ports: Washington DC; Chestertown, Maryland; and Mt. Vernon, Virginia.  In the country’s capital, guests can enjoy a tour of the National Mall, or private tours of any of the Smithsonian Museums. […] Read more…

American Constitution Launched on the Wicomico River in Maryland

American Cruise Lines has announced that American Constitution was successfully launched on Tuesday morning. The ship was launched into the Wicomico River in Salisbury, Maryland. The new ship is being designed and built by Chesapeake Shipbuilding, located in Salisbury. American Constitution is a coastal vessel with full active wing stabilization. With the capacity for approximately […] Read more…

American Cruise Lines Grand New England Cruises This Summer

What’s better than seven-night New England cruises on its inland waterways?  An 11-night cruise, of course! American Cruise Lines has just announced a new itinerary for this summer; the Grand New England cruise. Departing from Boston, the trip combines their existing New England Islands and Maine Coast & Harbors itineraries and has added a few new ports, too. […] Read more…

American Cruise Lines New Riverboat Design

American Cruise Lines Plans More Riverboats, European-Style

Great news for river cruisers.  American Cruise Lines plans more riverboats, similar in design and concept to the riverboats in Europe. In their plans are five, 200 passenger contemporary riverboats.  The first of these new vessels is scheduled to enter service in 2018.  A bit shorter than mosts of the nearly 450-ft long European riverships, these […] Read more…

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American Cruise Lines Expands Fleet with Three More Ships

American Cruise Lines just announced that they are building three new cruise ships, already under construction at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, MD. Interestingly, American Cruise Lines says they prefer to build new ships rather than refurbish older boats in order to meet guest expectations for comfort, spacious staterooms, and modern amenities. Ship number one The first of […] Read more…

Mississippi River Cruise Aboard the Queen of the Mississippi

A New Orleans to Memphis Mississippi River cruise is filled with history, culture and of course southern food. I’m heading north on the Big Muddy aboard American Cruise Line’s Queen of the Mississippi. Our 7-night Mississippi River cruise begins in New Orleans with a night of jazz on Bourbon Street and will end with a night of […] Read more…

And you won't find scenery like this aboard an ocean cruise! That's Mt. Hood in Oregon aboard the Queen of the West on the Columbia River.

Lower Prices for Queen of the West Cruises on Columbia River

Explore the Pacific Northwest on a paddlewheeler. After a little snooping, I found that American Cruise Lines has lowered the rates on the Queen of the West this summer and fall, making a cruise on the Columbia and Snake rivers very affordable.  Great news for anyone who wants to experience some of America’s most rugged, remote and unusual […] Read more…

Experience the Queen of the West on Columbia River Cruise

Follow the rugged Lewis and Clark Trail Aboard American Cruise Lines Queen of the West. Soft adventure and breathtaking scenery.  Add regional wine and local craft beer and I couldn’t resist. Without hesitation (and a four-day Amtrak train journey from Florida to Oregon) I hopped aboard American Cruise Lines paddlewheeler, the Queen of the West in Portland, Oregon […] Read more…

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