American Cruise Lines Celebrates 50 Years Cruising Close to Home

Complimentary Airfare and Wave Season Deals

GUILFORD, CT — January 16, 2023 — American Cruise Lines is commemorating 50 years of cruising America’s waterways, announcing special Wave Season deals for spring. The company is the oldest U.S. cruise line sailing exclusively along U.S. Rivers and Coasts and has grown enormously in recent years. In 2023, American will operate a fleet 17 small ships with their newest riverboat, American Serenade, debuting on the Mississippi River this April.

To celebrate, American is offering $1,200 off per stateroom, along with Complimentary Domestic Airfare on 8-Day Lower Mississippi River cruises, departing April 8th to May 8th, 2023. American is also offering $1,000 off per stateroom for 8-Day Columbia & Snake Rivers cruises, plus Complimentary Domestic Airfare for departures from April 8th through May 8th, 2023.

American Cruise Lines’ fleet has more than doubled in the past several years, but the company has remained true to their brand, delivering only authentic American experiences and tremendous, small ship advantages. All 17 ships and itineraries visit only U.S. ports of call, and each ship accommodates just 100-180 guests.

On board, there are no reservations required and dining is open seated. During optimal times, all guests can dine comfortably together, and every dish is prepared and served to order. After dinner, all American’s guests can enjoy entertainment in large spacious lounges where every seat has a view. Ships are purposely built, with numerous open spaces including beautiful indoor and outdoor lounges, and top sun decks with 360-degree views on every ship in the fleet.

American continues to elevate River Cruising across the country, introducing only brand new ships with elegant interior design. Staterooms, from Singles to Suites, are the largest in the industry, 100% are outward-facing, and nearly all offer private furnished balconies.

American’s 2023 cruises feature over 400 exciting shore excursions across the country and all experiences are organized in small groups and led by local or expert guides. Private transportation is included shoreside, aboard luxury cruise coaches which follow all the Line’s Mississippi and Columbia & Snake riverboats throughout the cruises.

American’s cruises deliver incredible value and include complimentary onboard enrichment and entertainment, fine cuisine, wine and beer with both lunch and dinner, and a festive cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres each evening. Cruises also include complimentary room service and Starlink Wi-Fi, and many ships also offer included alternate casual dining venues. 2023-2024 cruise pricing includes Port Charges & Fees as well as Tips & Gratuities. All American Cruise Lines’ River and Coastal cruises offer domestic Flat-Rate Airfare and many cruises also offer extended Pre-Cruise Packages, as well as Complimentary Pre-Cruise Hotel Stays.


About American Cruise Lines:

American Cruise Lines is the largest small ship and river cruise operator in the U.S.A. The company’s award-winning ships offer luxury experiences in 35 states that explore the history, spirit, and culture of the United States. The Line’s rapid introduction of new ships has led to an innovative array of new itineraries, amenities, and experiences. In 2023, American will operate 17 ships, each accommodating just 90-180 passengers, which cruise more than 50 domestic itineraries.


Media Contact: Alexa Paolella

Public Relations Manager

Tel: (203) 453-6800


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