Monday, December 4, 2017

American Cruise Lines Announces Theme Cruises for 2018-2019 Season

American Cruise Lines announces a fabulous line-up of theme cruises for the 2018-2019 cruise season. The new schedule includes a variety of theme cruises which explore, in-depth, the most intriguing aspects of American heritage and culture. For history or literary enthusiasts, a Civil War, Lewis & Clark, or Mark Twain Tribute Cruise is an ideal choice. Music aficionados will love the Lower Mississippi Music Cruise which features the birthplace of jazz and blues, as well as the Nashville Country and Blues Cruise which visits the legendary Grand Ole Opry. The Food & Wine cruises along the Columbia and Snake Rivers, Lobsterbake cruises in New England, Crabfest cruises in Chesapeake Bay, and Culinary cruises along the Mississippi River, are perfect for gourmands and wine connoisseurs alike.

Carefully curating each specific theme along with the cruise’s geographic region, American Cruise Lines creates an unparalleled, immersive, and culturally enriching experience. Authors, historians, and entertainers join passengers on board to bring each theme to life. Guest favorites include Ecologist Tom Stanley, Riverlorian Todd Webber, actor/historian Richard Garey, and Jefferson Davis’ great great grandson Bertram Hayes-Davis.

No matter the desired destination or the topic of interest, American Cruise Lines has something for everyone. Whether guests are celebrating the arrival of Spring on a Tulip Festival Cruise or retracing the steps of Lewis & Clark, they are sure to be entertained and enlightened, ship-to-shore, on these marvelous themed adventures.

History & Literature
  • American Revolution & Crabfest Cruises, Chesapeake Bay (April, May, October & November)
  • Mississippi River Civil War Cruises (March, April, May & October)
  • Historic South Civil War Cruises (March & April)
  • Lewis & Clark Cruises, Columbia & Snake Rivers (April, May, June, July, August, September & October)
  • Mark Twain Tribute Cruises, Upper Mississippi (August & September)
Wine & Cuisine
  • Grand New England Lobsterbake Cruises (May, June, July, August & September)
  • New England Islands Lobsterbake Cruises (June, July, August & September)
  • Maine Coast & Harbors Lobsterbake Cruises (June, July, August & September)
  • Columbia Wine Cruises, Columbia & Snake Rivers (April, May, June, July & September)
  • Puget Sound Food & Wine Cruises (October)
  • Lower Mississippi Culinary Cruises (June & October)
  • Mississippi Gateway Food & Wine Cruises (July)
  • Mississippi River Music Theme Cruises (March, April & December)
  • Nashville Country & Blues Cruises, Cumberland River (September)
  • Tulip Festival Cruises, Puget Sound & San Juan Islands (April)
  • Holiday-Themed Cruises (Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s)
  • Fall Foliage Cruises (October)
American Cruise Lines is the largest cruise line in the U.S. and the premiere leader in the industry. The Line has become the gold standard for cruising in the U.S. through a focus on ship innovation and a tradition of introducing only brand new ships. With two new ships debuting in 2018, the Line will operate 10 ships; the largest modern fleet of small cruise ships, modern riverboats, and authentic paddlewheelers in the country. With over 35 itineraries, the Line cruises along the rivers, as well as the coastal and inland waterways of the U.S. including New England, Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, the Mississippi River system, and the Southeast. To learn more about American Cruise Lines, visit

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