american cruise lines

About American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Line in the largest cruise line in the USA, with a fleet of 12 small ships that delivers culture, history and enlightenment without the distractions, such as those found on a large cruise ship – Casinos etc.  American Cruise Lines builds all our ships in the USA and they are crewed by Americans, so giving a true authentic experience.

Our fleet of 12 small ships includes authentic paddlewheelers, small coastal ships and the only modern riverboats in the USA, all a variety of sizes from 100 passenger to a maximum of 200 passengers. They are the newest and most environmentally friendly small cruise ships and riverboats in the USA.

American cruise lines offers 35 unique itineraries, including many Themed, covering 30 states.  We are renowned for providing the highest level of personalised and attentive service. Our ships feature the largest staterooms in the industry, including private furnished balconies and a variety of spacious lounges.

All our itineraries include award winning onboard and onshore enrichment program, all inclusive fine dining with regional flavours and wine to compliment.  American Cruise Line has a team of master chefs, who are passionate about their craft and are encouraged to use locally grown, sustainable ingredients, to create the best regional cuisine, in order for your customers to immerse all their senses.  Onboard meals are served A la carte and customers can choose to sit where they like in the bright and airy restaurants.   Clients will also enjoy nightly cocktail hours and world class entertainment, as well as learning about the local history from days gone by, from an expert historian.

Regions sailed:

Pacific Northwest & Alaska:

Columbia & Snake River, Northwest Pioneers, Puget Sound and San Juan Islands, Grand Puget, South East Alaska, Alaska Inside Passage

The Mississippi:

Lower Mississippi River, New Orleans round trip, Mississippi Gateway, Upper Mississippi, Complete Mississippi, Grand heartland, Cumberland River, Ohio River

New England:

New England Islands, Grand new England. Maine Coast & Harbours, Hudson River fall foliage

South East:

American Revolution, Historic south & Golden Isles, East coast inland passage, Great rivers of Florida.

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UK & Ireland Contacts

Lucy Hone - Business Development Manager


Natalie O’Mahoney - Head of Sales             


Prue Lasbrey - Sales Executive