American Cruise Lines specializes in small-ship cruising along the inland waterways and rivers of the United States. Each of the line’s vessels features spacious staterooms, an attentive crew and an intimate atmosphere. Guests will find all the comforts of a luxury hotel on board.
The company’s cruise fares are highly inclusive, as gourmet cuisine, wine and beer with meals, a daily open-bar cocktail hour, enriching onboard entertainment and a selection of complimentary excursions are covered in the upfront rate. Historians and riverlorians join every sailing, leading informal lectures and discussions about the regions explored.
Trip ratings on this site are based on the quality of accommodations, the number of included meals and activities and the level of service delivered. ACL's vacations are categorized as deluxe on the industry rating scale (budget, first class or deluxe).