American Cruise Lines offers over 50 itineraries in the U.S., with river voyages along the Mississippi, Columbia, Hudson and others, as well as coastal sailings in destinations like Alaska, Chesapeake Bay and New England. Journey to top music cities like Memphis and Nashville, follow the route of the famed Lewis and Clark expedition in the Pacific Northwest, view amazing wildlife in the country's northernmost state or explore historic cities on the East Coast.
There are no more than 180 passengers aboard any sailing, and guests receive personalized service in a relaxed, casual setting.
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American Cruise Lines will introduce several new ships and itineraries this year.
American Serenade will begin cruising the lower Mississippi this spring. As the sixth vessel in the company's "Modern Riverboat Series," the 180-passenger ship will feature contemporary interiors, spacious lounges, panoramic views and a four-story glass atrium. All staterooms on the ship have private balconies.
The company will also launch a new class of small ships called "Coastal Cats" this year. The first of 12 planned catamaran-style vessels, American Eagle and American Glory, will debut along the East Coast this summer and fall. The 100-passenger ships are specifically designed to provide smooth sailing along lakes, bays and protected coastlines. To see all of American Cruise Lines' ocean ships and search for sailings, click here.
Along with the ships above, here are a few new itineraries starting this year:
Tennessee Rivers Cruise (8 days) -- Cruise through the beautiful Tennessee Valley from the Appalachian Mountains to the Land Between the Lakes, stopping in cities like Nashville and Chattanooga.
National Parks & Legendary Rivers (15 days) -- Follow the famed route traveled by Lewis & Clark on an 8-day cruise along the Columbia and Snake rivers, then spend seven days exploring Glacier, Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks on a land tour.
San Francisco Bay Cruise (8 days) -- Explore the best of Northern California on a roundtrip cruise from San Francisco. Sample Napa Valley wines, learn about Sacramento's Gold Rush history and discover the San Joaquin Valley's natural beauty.
Cruise fares include regionally inspired cuisine, wine and beer with meals, a cocktail hour every evening, gratuities, Wi-Fi service and port charges and taxes. Musicians, historians and naturalists are on every cruise, and onboard entertainment ranges from informal lectures to live musical performances. These experts may also join shore excursions to give guests additional insight about the destination.