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Special Theme Cruises
from American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines travels through areas famous for their history, music, culture and cuisine. Special Theme cruises offer a more in-depth opportunity to experience these treasures.

Vicksburg Battlefield Museum

American Civil War Cruises

Delve deep into the history of the American Civil War as we explore historic battlefields, monuments and museums on these Civil War Cruises, including Vicksburg Military Park. The onboard program emphasizes the personalities and strategies of both sides of the war.


New Orleans Round trip - March 7th, April 25th and October 31, 2015
Memphis to New Orleans - April 4th, June 6th, July 11th and July 18, 2015

            Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise

Mississippi River Music Cruises

The sounds of beautiful harmonies fill the air as we cruise the Mississippi River. Pay tribute to the musicians and regions that helped influence the emergence of music in America with special onboard performances and unique tours on this special theme cruise.

New Orleans to New Orleans - March 14, 2015
New Orleans to Memphis - May 30th and August 29, 2015

            Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise

Jazz Saxaphone

Puget Sound Tulip Festival cruise

Join us aboard the American Spirit as we cruise the Puget Sound. Each April the region hosts the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival which features some of the most incredible flower displays in the world. Celebrate the glorious arrival of spring in the Pacific Northwest.

Puget Sound and San Juan islands
April 18th and April 25, 2015

            Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise

Lewis & Clark Cruises

Two hundred years ago, Lewis & Clark set out on their pioneering journey into the West. Follow their path on this Columbia and Snake Rivers with opportunities to step onto their former campsites, see artifacts from the expedition, and more.


Columbia & Snake Rivers
April 4th, April 11th, April 18th and May 30, 2015

            Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise

Curtis Island Lobsterbake

New England Lobster Cruises

The best lobster in the world comes from New England. During the Lobster Cruise, you'll indulge in everything lobster as you enjoy specially prepared dishes that highlight this savory delight. Join us for fine dining on on of three New England cruise itineraries.

New England Islands - June 20th, July 25th, and August 8, 2015

Maine Coast and Harbors - Summer 2015

Grand New England - June 13th and August 22, 2015

            Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise

Food & Wine Cruises

Explore the culture, history, and exquisite cuisine of the Pacific Northwest as we sample wines from the region's finest vineyards paired with the delectable seafood of the Puget Sound.


Puget Sound & San Juan Islands - April 11, 2015

Wine and Cheese Platter

Mark Twain Tribute Cruise

This Mississippi River cruise focuses on the life and times of Samuel Clemens. Explore the river that served as inspiration to Mark Twain, complete with a Mark Twain impersonator and a special behind-the-scenes tour in Hannibal, MO, Twain's hometown.

St. Paul to St. Louis - August 1st, August 8th and October 3, 2015

            Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise

Chesapeake Bay Crabfest Cruises

Chesapeake Bay is the Blue Crab capital of the world. During this cruise you'll learn about the fascinating lives of the watermen who have crabbed in this region for centuries while savoring local recipes prepared with the freshest Maryland crab. If you love fresh seafood, you'll love this Chesapeake Bay cruise.


Chesapeake Bay Cruise - May 9th, May 30th sand June 6, 2015

            Maine Coast and Harbors Cruise


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