The American Cruise Lines Difference

American Cruise Lines is the largest cruise line in the U.S. As a small ship cruise line, we are able to offer guests a customized experience on each of our 35 plus itineraries which visit the most captivating destinations in the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, New England, the Southeast, and the Mississippi River region.

The gracious hospitality and personalized service of the American Cruise Lines staff is what we are known for, as is the exquisite cuisine prepared each day by our master chefs. On board and ashore, we work with our guests to accommodate specific interests, tastes, and needs.

Our motto is Small Ship Cruising Done Perfectly.™  


With a fleet of 10 new small ships and more currently under construction, American Cruise Lines is committed to elevating the standard of U.S. cruising. Our ships are the newest and most environmentally friendly and boast the most spacious staterooms in the industry, including full-size bathrooms and furnished private balconies.