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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
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+44 1756 706500
American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines offers an exciting range of cruises across the USA including the Mississippi River, Alaska and New England. Their small ships and paddlewheelers carry up to just 190 guests. Enjoy attentive and personalised service on board, exquisite cuisine with regionally inspired dishes and daily entertainment including musicians, historians and naturalists joining every cruise.

Cruise Collection 2020 / 2021

About American Cruise Lines

For the true all-American experience, explore the USA with American Cruise Lines. With over 35 unique cruises taking in 28 states, each cruise discovers the culture and history of a destination. Learn about the American Civil War as you cruise the Mississippi River, follow in the footsteps of great pioneers in the Pacific Northwest or explore New England in the Fall.

American Cruise Lines has specialised in small ship cruising for over 30 years. They have the youngest fleet of ships in the USA, offering luxurious comfort with state-of-the-art amenities. Each ship carries just 100 to 187 passengers to ensure you enjoy a personal, attentive service onboard. Sit back and relax whilst taking in the passing scenery from the large observation decks and panoramic lounges. Spacious cabins all feature windows or balconies for unspoilt views. These small ships can access ports which larger ships cannot reach, with unique itineraries including exploring Puget Sound in the Northwest and the tranquil Intracoastal Waterway in the Southeast.

American Cruise Lines have an award-winning enrichment programme with informative lectures from onboard experts including historians and naturalists, as well as live music performances. Discover the origins and traditions of music as you cruise along legendary rivers celebrating the birthplace of blues, jazz and rock n’ roll. Carefully designed shore excursions maximise your experience on shore, with complimentary included excursions and Signature Tours to give you a real insight into the areas you visit. There are also themed cruises including a Lobsterbake Cruise in New England, a Civil War cruise and a Fall Foliage cruise.

During the cruise you will be served delicious cuisine with regionally inspired dishes. Sample Cajun and Creole cuisine in New Orleans or barbecue classics in Memphis, and relish the succulent seafood for which New England and the Pacific Northwest are renowned.

Enjoy complimentary pre-cruise hotel stays with cruises on the Mississippi River, Alaska, and Columbia and Snake Rivers. We can tailor any cruises to suit you, with hotel stays, return flights from the UK and overseas transfers so you can make the most of your time in
the USA.

All Cruises Include:

• Complimentary shore excursions every day
• All gourmet meals including regional dishes
• Cocktail hour
• Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the ship
• Complimentary wine and beer served with lunch and dinner
• Lectures and evening entertainment
• Use of the onboard library

Complimentary Pre-Cruise Hotel Stay

A complimentary pre-cruise hotel stay is available on all cruises on the Mississippi River, Columbia and Snake Rivers and Southeast Alaska. Arrive the day before the cruise departs and stay in a centrally-located hotel to explore the city at leisure. On the morning of the cruise, guests are transferred to the ship. Luggage is taken from the hotel straight to the stateroom on the ship. (Please note pre-cruise hotel stay is not available when the cruise is booked within 30 days of departure.)

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