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American Constellation

Why cruise on this ship?

Uniquely designed to navigate the inland waterways of the Pacific Northwest, the brand new American Constellation brings guests to beautiful ports the larger ships can't access.

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Dining

American Cruise Lines' chefs explore the nation searching for exceptional, locally grown menu items. Each ship receives local seafood reports and their menus are adjusted seasonally to best utilise local fruits and vegetables at their peak of freshness. Meals are adjusted seasonally, prepared to order and served in the Main Dining Room where every seat offers a panoramic view of the passing scenery.

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Main Dining Room

Chandeliers and fine furnishing adorn the space, but what seasoned cruisers appreciate the most is the space. The dining room comfortably accommodates all guests in one seating, so you can dine whenever and with whomever you please.

Features

  • Experience: Cover
  • Food type: American

Entertaining

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Onboard Music Entertainment

Let American Cruise Lines guide you through the origins and rich traditions of music on America’s legendary rivers and waterways. These shores are home to many celebrated styles of music including Country, Jazz, Blues, and Rock n’ Roll. On board and ashore, enjoy music inspired by each unique region and learn its impact on the development of music in America.

Jazz - Solo's to Ensembles

  • Ragtime and Jazz Pianist
  • Traditional Dixieland Jazz
  • New Orleans / Mississippi River Influence
  • Memphis Style Jazz

Country & Blues - From the Heartland

  • American Heartland Bluegrass
  • Memphis Blues
  • Mississippi Blues Choir
  • Banjo Country Classics

Rock and Roll - Regionally Inspired

  • 50’s & 60’s Rock n’ Roll
  • Great American Storybook
  • Doo Wop
  • Piano Hits

Features

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Sun Deck

The Putting Green is located on Deck 6.

Features

  • Sun Deck
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Cascade Lounge

Cascade Lounge is located on deck 3.

Features

  • Lounge
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Sky Lounge

The Sky Lounge is located on deck 4.

Features

  • Lounge

Enrichment

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Onboard Experts & Historians

American Cruise Lines carefully selects industry experts to join us on each of our cruises. Their informal presentations, open discussions, and activities bring local history, nature and culture to life through their knowledge and passion for American heritage. These specialists, naturalists, and historians also attend shore excursions to give our guests behind the scenes insight into some of America’s most treasured destinations.

Columbia & Snake Rivers

Our onboard experts share tales of characters who helped shape the history of America along the Columbia and Snake Rivers, from Lewis and Clark and their Corps of Discovery to Sacajawea and the legendary John Colter. Learn about the stunning eruption of Mount St. Helens and the leveling of the Columbia River as you transit its many lock and dam systems.

New England

Indulge in the rich maritime history and cultural treasures of New England, with the help of our onboard experts. Through engaging presentations onboard and ashore, learn about early exploration and the history of America’s birthplace from the first settlers to the present. Discover the plentiful marine wildlife, the amazing Maine lobster industry, and the region’s unique ecology and geology.

Mississippi River

As we cruise this legendary river, our experts will provide you with a deeper understanding of river history, culture, and lore. Learn about the Civil War as you walk the grounds on which it took place. Take part in discussions about the river’s role in the development of American music and discover how steamboats played a major part in America’s western expansion.

Southeast

From Baltimore to Jacksonville, topics of our onboard experts include a blend of natural and human history. Learn about the underlying geology of the area, coastal culture and ecology, native wildlife, and maritime heritage, including the history of pirates. Discover why many destinations along the way were once winter retreats for America’s wealthiest families.

Puget Sound

Our onboard naturalists and historians bring meaning and relevance to each destination. Learn about the unique marine life and the incredible ecosystem of Washington's temperate rainforest, as well as the native art and culture of the region. As we cruise, listen to our onboard expert describe the native wildlife including whales, eagles, and seals from the sun deck.

Alaska

Alaska holds some of the greatest scenery and wildlife on the planet. Seasoned Alaskan travelers, our onboard experts share their knowledge of the area in an entertaining and fun way. While cruising, discover fascinating facts on the region's flora, fauna, geology, and wildlife as well as the history of the native people.

Features

  • Lectures

Musically Rich Destinations

Your musical entertainment doesn’t end on board; it perfectly harmonizes with the destinations we visit. Nashville, also known as “Music City” is home to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Grand Ole Opry, and the Johnny Cash Museum. Memphis is one of America's most renowned music towns and also home to the famous Sun Studios and Graceland mansion. It’s also the city that launched the careers of Elvis Presley, B.B. King, and many other legendary Country and Blues musicians. St. Louis is synonymous with the Blues, enough so that there is a specific style of the genre called “St. Louis Blues.” It’s also the birthplace of Miles Davis, Roosevelt Sykes, and Ike Turner.

Features

Health and fitness

Kids and teens

Please note that there are no children facilities on board.

Accommodation

Staterooms are the most spacious in small ship cruising - all over 200 square feet in size, and each with large opening picture windows and a private bathroom. Your spacious stateroom is a comfortable haven and the perfect place to relax and unwind. Enjoy the ever-changing scenery from your large, opening picture window or from your private balcony.

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Owners Suite

At up to 450 sq. ft. the American Constellation Owner's Suites are both spacious and elegantly appointed. Located on a private deck, each secluded suite offers our distinguished travelers amazing views from the private walk-out balcony. The well-furnished suites come fully equipped and offer a sitting area, writer’s desk, sliding glass door and full-size bathroom.

Features

  • Double
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Suite Benefits
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Veranda Suite

With a generous up to 450 sq. ft. of relaxing space, each Veranda suite includes a private walk-out balcony to enjoy the panoramic views. Considered one of the finest staterooms on any cruise ship, guests will enjoy full-size bathrooms and large living area with sliding glass door.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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AAM Private Balcony

At 368 sq. ft., our AAM staterooms are designed to offer the privacy you desire while cruising. Located on the fourth deck, these spacious staterooms are elegantly furnished and feature floor to ceiling sliding glass doors that lead to a private walk-out balcony where the grandness of the Pacific Northwest scenery can be enjoyed.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Suite Benefits
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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AAC Private Balcony

Featuring the most modern amenities, our spacious AAC staterooms offer the perfect retreat for travelers. With over 350 sq. ft., each stateroom offers all of the comforts of a fine hotel and is configured to maximize the interior living space. These stateroom also feature full sliding glass doors and a private walk-out balcony which provides spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding scenery.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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AAL Private Balcony

The AAL staterooms offer all the comforts of home and amazing panoramic views. At 350 sq. ft. each room includes an interior entrance, expansive private walk-out balcony, and a large sitting area. These staterooms are the perfect sanctuary to relax in after a day of exploration.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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AA

Centrally located, these 302 sq. ft. staterooms offer amazing views and easy access to the lounge areas. You’ll enjoy the expansive views out of your own large opening picture window. Each room comes equipped with a large closet and hotel-size bathrooms.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Single Private Balcony

Solo travelers will find relaxing comfort in our single staterooms complete with a walk-out private balcony. Enjoy one of the largest single staterooms in the industry at 250 sq. ft., featuring a comfortable Twin bed, large sliding glass door, and spacious full-sized bathrooms.

Features

  • One Single Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Single Stateroom

Find modern amenities and relaxing comfort in our 226 sq. ft. single staterooms. With a large picture window, Twin size beds and sizable bathrooms, these single staterooms are perfect for solo travelers.

Features

  • One Single Bed
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Deck plans

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Deck 1

  • Dining Room
  • Galley
  • Vestibule
  • Category AA Staterooms (1x accessible)
  • Ship's Office
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Deck 2

  • Lounge
  • Category AAL Private Balcony
  • Single Private Balcony
  • Category AA Stateroom
  • Single Stateroom
  • Vestibule
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Deck 3

  • Cascade Lounge
  • Lounge
  • Vestibule
  • Veranda Suite
  • Category AAC Private Balcony
  • Single Private Balcony
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Deck 4

  • Pilothouse
  • Library
  • Vestibule
  • Sky Lounge
  • Veranda Suite
  • Category AAM Private Balcony
  • Single Private Balcony
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Deck 5

  • Fitness Room
  • Vestibule
  • Sun Deck
  • Owner's Suite
  • Category AAM Private Balcony
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Deck 6

  • Sun Deck
  • Putting Green
Ship facts
Passengers
175
Crew
Launched
2017
Last refit
Tonnage
4057t
Length
82m
Width
17
Speed
14kts
Decks
6
Wheelchair cabins
No
Currency
USD