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Cruise Reviews

Below is a sampling of what passengers are saying about American Cruise Lines. Don't just take our word for it, read what past guests have to say about their time aboard the magnificent small ships and paddlewheelers that make up our fleet.

We take passenger reviews very seriously since it allows us to gauge our performance and make the necessary adjustments to ensure the best river cruising experience possible. 

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Bay

“Loved the entire experience!!! Wouldn’t change a thing.” - Carol P. from Wheat Ridge, CO 

“We had a ball – loved the ability to dock in small ports.” - Jay & Alicia G. from Thousand Oaks, CA

“Very relaxing, enjoyable, interesting, educational, and fun cruise. Great crew from captain to the newest deckhand. Great stewards! We signed up again for 2009.” William & Mildred M. from Fair Oaks Ranch, TX

Downtown Charleston South Carolina

Historic South & Golden Isles

“A really great cruising experience - looking forward to doing it again. We can't think of anything you didn't provide.” - Ralph & Edith H. from Yukon, OK

“I always feel at home on all of the ships. This was my fifth cruise with you. A great way to relax and see things at the same time.” - Kathleen F. from East Hampton, NY

“We have cruised a lot - your cruise line was the most enjoyable we have ever been on.” - William & Peggy S. from Pasadena, CA

Hudson River Maritime Museum

Hudson River

“It's always a pleasure to meet the passengers who cruise with American Cruise Lines. We've made several lasting friendships and enjoy planning future cruises together” - Ralph & Patricia L.

“Once again, my favorite ship provided relaxation, good food, new ventures, friendly passengers, beautiful views and a most accommodating crew. That's why I keep cruising with ACL!” - Doris F. from Plymouth, MI

Cruise Maine Coast

Maine Coast & Harbors

“Small ship cruising is the only way to go and American Cruise Lines is the only one to go with.” - John & Margaret B. from Trenton, NJ

“The small ship experience cannot be beat. The ability to meet new people in a casual setting makes it a very enjoyable venue. The size of the stateroom was wonderful. We are looking forward to more American Cruise Lines cruises.” - Charles & Sharon T.

“On a scale of one to ten, American Cruise Lines rates a 10+.” - Norman & Harriet W. from Orange Beach, AL

Mississippi River

“The Mississippi River had so much to offer in terms of education, history, geography, etc., that we look forward to exploring more of it with ACL. ” - Fred F. & Lee-Ann K from New York, NY

“I truly enjoyed being on the Queen of the Mississippi. It is a beautiful boat – decorated tastefully and has all the amenities to provide a comfortable atmosphere for all guests.” - Ida Lou C. from Georgetown, TX

“It was magical. We were able to witness the grandeur of the Mississippi River while we enjoyed life on an amazing boat with new friends.” - Christopher & Cressa F. from Santa Barbara, CA

Cruise New England

New England Islands

“A perfect vacation.” - Robert & Virginia S. from Goodyear, AZ

“Excellent! Nice big cabin, excellent meals with the right size portion, beautiful ship.” - Dennis & Carol S. from Belleville, MI

“American Cruise Lines perfected small ship cruising. I had an amazing time!” - Anna G. from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

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