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A Cruise for Every Palate

Introducing the Culinary Cruise Collection


American Cruise Lines is pleased to announce its Culinary Cruise Collection, a selection of theme cruises that are designed to place special emphasis on the trademark cuisine of the regions we visit. Each of our theme cruises will introduce you to the many hallmarks of American cuisine, while educating you on the rich culture and history of each destination we visit. Whether you choose to indulge in the delicacies of the Pacific Northwest, dine on all you can eat lobster, or enjoy true southern comfort food, we have a cruise that will satisfy every palate.



Lobsterbake Cruise

New England Islands

July 28, 2012 - Departing from Providence, RI


Curtis Island Lobsterbake


Step off the dock in Newport into historic Fort Adams. From there, you will be able to enjoy this classic New England feast on the grounds of one of our country's prominent forts. Watch as succulent lobster, clams and mussels are freshly prepared right before your eyes. Come hungry for this all you can eat feast and then explore the grounds of historic Fort Adams.



Alaskan King Crab Cruise

Alaska Inside Passage

August 18, 2012 - Departing from Juneau, AK

 Alaska King Crab  

Indulge in all you can eat Alaskan King Crab during this brand new theme cruise. During this cruise, you will be able to sample a wide variety of recipes featuring this highly sought after delicacy.  Enjoy freshly prepared king crab legs at dinner or succulent hors d'oeuvres featuring this main ingredient.  You will also discover Alaskan culture and heritage, breathtaking sites, and unique wildlife.



Wine Theme Cruise

Columbia and Snake Rivers

October 20, 2012 - Departing from Clarkston, WA


 Wine and Cheese Platter  

Explore Washington and Oregon's finest wine regions in unique fashion aboard the Queen of the West. This is the perfect cruise for wine aficionados and novices alike. Begin your cruise with an introduction to the wines of the region, learn the basics of wine tasting, and explore the relationship between food and wine. Put your skills to the test at wine tastings hosted on the ship and ashore. Tour some of the most prestigious wineries along the Columbia and Snake Rivers and discover the intricate process of wine making



Savories of the South Cruise

Mississippi River

December 15, 2012 - Departing from New Orleans, LA



This mouthwatering theme cruise sheds light on the many tempting dishes of the South, and will give you a new appreciation for true southern comfort foods from Cajun to Creole and barbeque. Culinary experts, local historians and featured chefs will introduce you to some of the South's most vibrant cities and their famous cuisines


Featured Cruise New England Islands Summer
  • "All the meals were above par – excellent. This was our first cruise with American Cruise Lines. It was outstanding."
    Richard and Marilyn L., Wheaton, IL
    New England Islands Cruise
  • “The servers were excellent and the food was first class! I love this line!”
    Eleanore M., Merced, CA
    Columbia and Snake Rivers Cruise
  • “When you say 'Lobster Cruise' you mean it!”
    David and Carolyn V., Churchville, NY, New England Islands Lobsterbake Cruise

  • “Each meal was a pleasant surprise! We were very pleased. We loved everything!”
    John and Vardeen A., Zionsville, IN, Maine Coast & Harbors Cruise

  • “The menu choices were great and the food was delicious!”
    Linwood and Georgea C., New Bern, NC
    Chesapeake Bay Cruise