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American Constellation: Sailing the East Coast, then on to Alaska
The 175-passenger ship American Constellation from American Cruise Lines launched in May 2017 with an eye toward giving travelers the chance to enjoy the experience of a modern coastal cruise closer to home.
American Constellation will explore the coastal waterway of the East Coast in 2017 and move to Alaska in 2018. The ship features modern décor and amenities, modern technologies, the largest staterooms in the industry and private balconies in every room that offer great views of the passing landscapes.
American Constellation brings guests to beautiful coastal and river ports the larger ships can't access. In the intimate atmosphere on board, passengers will find spacious lounges, observation decks and well-lit, spacious dining venues, both inside and on deck.
Who will like sailing on American Constellation
This intimate, made-in-the-USA coastal cruise ship will appeal to a generally older, low-key crowd who enjoy sightseeing and guided tours of small harbors and historic sites in an unhurried atmosphere.
Where American Constellation sails
In 2018, American Constellation is moving to the West Coast for sailings that explore the picturesque wilderness of Alaska. The ship will dock in the heart of historic seaside towns and feature enrichment programs to bring the spirit of the destinations to life.
What to expect on board
Passengers can look forward to complimentary Wi-Fi, an exercise workout room, evening entertainment that focuses on music and history, onboard historians and naturalists, and personalized service. In the roomy atmosphere on board, you'll find spacious lounges and observation decks that offer spectacular views of the passing landscapes. All ships have elevators to all decks. American Cruise Lines’ fares do not include shore excursions (except for Alaska cruises), service charges or port charges and fees.
On some voyages guests will have kayaks and Zodiacs that let them explore historic American destinations close up.
Like its sister ships, American Constellation offers the largest staterooms in the industry. Choices include an Owner's Suite (450 square feet), Veranda Suite (450 square feet), Private Balcony (250 to 450 square feet) and Single (226 square feet). The majority of staterooms have private balconies and feature hotel-like bathrooms and large picture windows that open. Accommodations have twin or king-size beds, satellite television with DVD players and Internet access. Guests are welcome to have visitors on board.
American Constellation will bring American Cruise Lines’ fleet up to nine vessels, helping solidify the company’s position as the largest U.S. river cruise line. Offering more than 35 itineraries, the line’s sailings vary from four to 21 nights in length in regions in the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, New England, the Southeast and the entire Mississippi River system.
Constellation's sister ship, American Constitution, is set to launch in spring 2018.
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