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Best Mississippi River cruises for seniors, history buffs and Americana lovers

May 12, 2023

Mississippi River cruises have surged in popularity in recent decades. They are especially appealing to mature travelers looking to enjoy guided tours of top cities and small towns in several Southern and Midwestern states.

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American Cruise Lines Celebrates Two Riverboat Christenings in Two U.S. Locations

May 4, 2023

Rep. Julia Letlow (R-La.) christened the American Serenade in Vidalia, La., on the Mississippi River. While Stacia Morfin, CEO of Nez Perce Tourism and a citizen of the Nim√≠ipuu Nation, christened American Jazz in Clarkston, Wash., on the Snake River. The two godmothers were joined by ACL’s guests, crew, and executives, as well as state and local officials who welcomed the ships to their respective regions.

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The Dalles enters agreement with American Cruise Lines

May 3, 2023

THE DALLES — The Dalles City Council voted Monday to enter a long-term docking agreement with American Cruise Lines following a discussion in executive session.

Upon returning to public session, City Manager Matthew Klebes explained that city staff wanted approval to enter a lease and license agreement with American Cruise Line for the cruise ship dock located at Union and First Street. According to Klebes, the agreement will be for an initial five-year term with an automatic renewal to a year-to-year after the first term.

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American Cruise Lines Christens Two New Riverboats

May 3, 2023

In a canyon at the Idaho border and alongside a bayou in Louisiana, two nearly identical cruise ships were just christened. American Cruise Lines announced the christening of sister ships American Jazz and American Serenade, two of the lines’ six new riverboats.

“The two christenings, one in a desert canyon and one on the bayou, show the incredible breadth of river cruise options in the USA,” said Charles B. Robertson, President & CEO, American Cruise Lines. “They also show the growth of American Cruise Lines and the range of places that we explore. We are so grateful to the communities who welcome us and look forward to a strong future together as we cruise the Snake and Mississippi Rivers.”

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More cruise ships to aid all of Kitsap economy

April 25, 2023

Bremerton’s ship has come in — literally and figuratively.

Cruise ships will dock there for the next 45 Fridays, which will be a boon to downtown businesses and attractions around Kitsap County.

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Explore 20 US states over 2 months on this new river cruise itinerary

March 29, 2023

If you have a U.S. travel bucket list, a new sailing from American Cruise Lines is sure to check at least a few items off.

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