American Cruise Lines has a Culinary Cruise Collection of themed river cruises designed to place special emphasis on the trademark cuisine of the regions they visit. Each will introduce the many hallmarks of American cuisine, while educating passengers about the rich culture and history of each destination they visit.
Let’s take a look at some of the sailings included in American Cruise Lines Culinary Cruise Collection.
Step off the dock in Newport into historic Fort Adams. From there, you will be able to enjoy this classic New England feast on the grounds of one of our country’s prominent forts. Watch as succulent lobster, clams and mussels are freshly prepared right before your eyes. Come hungry for this all you can eat feast and then explore the grounds of historic Fort Adams.
Indulge in all you can eat Alaskan King Crab during this brand new theme cruise. During this cruise, you will be able to sample a wide variety of recipes featuring this highly sought after delicacy. Enjoy freshly prepared king crab legs at dinner or succulent hors d’oeuvres featuring this main ingredient. You will also discover Alaskan culture and heritage, breathtaking sites, and unique wildlife.
Explore Washington and Oregon’s finest wine regions in unique fashion aboard the Queen of the West. This is the perfect cruise for wine aficionados and novices alike. Begin your cruise with an introduction to the wines of the region, learn the basics of wine tasting, and explore the relationship between food and wine. Put your skills to the test at wine tastings hosted on the ship and ashore. Tour some of the most prestigious wineries along the Columbia and Snake Rivers and discover the intricate process of wine making.
“Theme cruises are extremely popular as they add an extra element of connectivity among our already like-minded guests,” said Timothy Beebe, Vice President of American Cruise Lines. “This particular collection pays tribute to the culinary delicacies for which several of our cruising regions are so well known. If there’s one thing that brings people together, it’s food.”