Enchanting New England Cruising, Perfected.

The islands and harbors of New England and Maine are among the most desired summer vacation retreats. From the quaint island villages of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, to the rugged beauty of the Maine coast, we have created captivating small ship New England Immcruise itineraries for the most discerning traveler.  Enjoy an authentic Maine lobster bake, indulge in the area's rich maritime history, or be led by our local expert guides to alluring destinations such as Newport's "Avenue of the Mansions," or the scenic mountain tops of Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine. New England's historic towns and rocky beaches are beautiful both in the summer and the fall. Treat yourself to a breathtaking fall foliage cruise round-trip from New York City and experience the colorful and quaint Hudson River cruise.

Grand New England Cruise

Boston, MA to Boston, MA

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11 Days / 10 Nights

On this cruise out of Boston, discover the rich maritime heritage of New England. Explore the magnificent Newport mansions, learn about Gloucester's fishing history, and relax in picturesque Martha's Vineyard.

Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise

Portland, ME to Portland, ME

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8 Days / 7 Nights

Aboard our modern coastal ship, explore Maine on this unique Portland round-trip journey. Highlights include a traditional Lobster bake, Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, as well as the botanical gardens of Boothbay Harbor.

New England Islands Cruise

Providence, RI to Providence, RI

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8 Days / 7 Nights

Go island hopping and experience the personalized adventure that American Cruise Lines offers, both on board and ashore. Discover charming Nantucket and beautiful Block Island, and admire the scenic coves and bluffs while you cruise Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Hudson River Cruises

New York, NY to New York, NY

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8 Days / 7 Nights

On this round-trip Hudson River cruise journey from NYC , experience all the autumn beauty of New York, including the state's capital, Albany, and the Catskill Mountains. Learn more about our spectacular fall foliage NYC cruises.

Cape Codder Cruise

Boston, MA to Boston, MA

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8 Days / 7 Nights

Our newest New England cruise, "The Cape Codder", explores the charming villages and cottages that adorn the quaint ports featured along this itinerary. In addition to our classic stops, guests will also visit the Mass Maritime Academy, Newport, RI, and New Bedford, MA.

Our New England Fleet

 
US RCA 2021 SEAL TEMPLATE OUTLINE
World Travel Award Gold 2021
2021 Travel Weekly Gold Award
2021 Travel Weekly Silver Award
RCA 2021 Recommend Winner
Cruisers' Choice Cruise Critic Award
2021 Silver Travvy Award Winner
North America's Leading River Cruise Company 2021

Featured Ports

Martha's Vineyard

 

New York, NY

 

Bar Harbor

 

Portland, ME

What Sets Us Apart

Complimentary & Inclusive

Complimentary & Inclusive

Our guests enjoy their onboard and onshore experiences while cruising the most fascinating parts of the country and we take care of the rest. Enjoy our complimentary offerings, including breakfast room service, select onshore excursions, all meals, evening cocktails, and more. All tips and gratuities are included with your cruise reservation.

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 historic destinations we visit, especially in New England, with places like Boston, New Bedford, Gloucester, and so many others.

Daily Onboard Entertainment

Daily Onboard Entertainment

Learn about maritime history with stories and songs, view hand-drawn maps and illustrations that display the geology of the New England itineraries, understand coastal wildlife, or tap your toes to the piano and banjo. Whether musical or historical, there is something for everyone to enjoy on board.

Private Balconies

Private Balconies

Along with the most spacious staterooms in the industry, you will experience breathtaking views and unobstructed scenery on your private balcony. In New England, we recommend soaking up the fall foliage or summertime ocean views while enjoying your morning cup of coffee or evening cocktail.