Alaska Small Ship Cruises

Onboard the newest small cruise ships in the Alaskan region, you will experience the breathtaking scenery and inspiring wildlife of Alaska like never before. Get up close and personal to the natural beauty of Alaska as we cruise to Mendenhall Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, and more.  Choose from three unique and fascinating itineraries to experience the Great Land and all it offers. You will be amazed to witness Alaskan wildlife and waterfalls up close on your private balcony. American Cruise Lines is also one of the only cruise lines to offer an overnight stay onboard in Glacier National Park.

Southeast Alaska Cruise

Juneau, AK / Mendenhall Glacier to Juneau, AK

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8 Days / 7 Nights

Visit famous harbors such as Petersburg, Glacier Bay, and Skagway on our incredible 8-day Juneau round-trip cruise. See the Mendenhall Glacier up-close, watch bald eagles fly in Haines, and experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of Alaska.

Alaska Inside Passage Cruise

Seattle, WA to Juneau, AK

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15 Days / 14 Nights

Experience this unique 15-day Alaskan cruise with stops in Seattle, Ketchikan, Haines, and Juneau. Aboard American Constellation, you'll enjoy the smoothest, most comfortable travel experience.

Alaskan Explorer Cruise

Juneau, AK/ Mendenhall Glacier to Juneau, AK

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11 Days / 10 Nights

Admire the abundant wildlife and spectacular glaciers from your private balcony. Guests visit Tracy Arm Fjord, Mendenhall Glacier, Skagway, and more. One of the most unique experiences offered on our Alaskan Explorer cruise is staying onboard overnight at Glacier Bay National Park.

Our Alaska Fleet

American Constellation
RCA 2021 Recommend Winner
2021 Travel Weekly Gold Award
Cruisers' Choice Cruise Critic Award
2021 Silver Travvy Award Winner
2021 Travel Weekly Silver Award
World Travel Award Gold 2021

Featured Ports



Mendenhall Glacier


Ketchikan, AK


Glacier Bay

What Sets Us Apart

An All-American Experience

An All-American Experience

We build, flag, and crew our ships right here in the United States. Our pride in the All-American experience we provide is the backdrop and an ode to the incredible, breathtaking landscapes that this country has to offer. Our Alaskan cruises showcase the beauty of the United States in places like Mendenhall Glacier, Skagway, and Haines.

Alaskan Adventures

Alaskan Adventures

There is no other place for adventure quite like the Great Land. From Glacier Bay to Ketchikan to wildlife kayak excursions, guests will immerse themselves in Alaskan nature and beauty up-close. You can enjoy a private fishing charter or check out the local museums that showcase the history and culture of this incredible region.

World Class Cuisine

World Class Cuisine

Our master chef source locally fresh ingredients that bring to life the Alaska region. Our menu includes scrumptious salmon pasta, shrimp bisque, crab cakes, fresh oysters, and so much more. Our complimentary meals come with beer and wine, and as always, exceptional personalized service.

Daily Onboard Entertainment

Daily Onboard Entertainment

Enjoy traditional Alaskan song and dance as well as a narrated history of this incredible land. Our onboard experts and entertainers offer a fascinating look into the culture and tradition of the places we visit, including information on Alaska's flora, fauna, geology, wildlife, and more about the native people.