CruiseCompete, the premier online cruise marketplace since 2003, in response to popular consumer demand is proud to introduce two new USA inland waterways and river cruise lines: American Cruise Lines and American Queen Steamboat Company. One of the many advantages of small ships and river cruises is they can go where big ships can’t and that is one reason river cruises are the fastest-growing segment of the cruise market.
American Cruise Lines
American Cruise Lines specializes in a unique style of small ship cruising along the inland waterways and rivers of the United States. Thirteen fascinating itineraries include the Pacific Northwest, Maine, New England Islands, Hudson River, Chesapeake Bay, the Historic South & Golden Isles, Florida, Alaska and the Mississippi River aboard the brand new paddlewheeler Queen of the Mississippi. With no more than 150 guests on board, passengers experience each port of call, up close and personal, all while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow travelers and the exemplary service that is the hallmark of American Cruise Lines.
American Cruise Lines six ships hold from as few as 49 passengers to as many as 150. Destinations include:
- Columbia and Snake Rivers
- Puget Sound and San Juan Islands
- Southeast Alaska
- Alaska Inside Package
- Mississippi River
- Maine Coast and Harbors
- New England
- Hudson River
- Southern USA and Golden Isles
- Chesapeake Bay
- Rivers of Florida
- East Coast Inland Passage
- Mid-Atlantic Inland Passage
American Queen Steamboat Company
There’s no more unique way to experience the history, heritage and culture of America’s heartland than a voyage aboard a genuine steamboat. Stroll through charming towns and vibrant river cities. Explore historic ports of call like New Orleans, Natchez, Mark Twain’s Hannibal, Chattanooga and Pittsburgh, just to name a few. Along the way, you’ll learn about the great events and people that have contributed to America’s history and culture. With two ships – American Queen hosts 436 passengers and American Empress hosts 223 passengers, destinations include:
- Upper Mississippi
- Lower Mississippi
- Tennessee and Ohio Rivers
- Columbia and Snake River
Additional information about American Queen Steamboat Company:
- The only authentic overnight paddlewheel steamboat in America.
- The acclaimed cuisine of famed American chef Regina Charboneau.
- The only steamboat with multiple, specialty dining options, all at no
- Public rooms and accommodations are decorated with Victorian charm and
carefully selected antiques.
- Elegant-casual attire throughout your voyage — no formal wear required.
- Exciting shore excursions provide an in-depth immersion into the history,
culture and cuisine of America’s heartland.
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