American Cruise Lines Introduces Newly Developed 2013 Holiday Cruises

New Christmas and New Year’s Eve cruises offer a unique celebration.

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Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Louisiana

Guilford, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2013

American Cruise Lines (http://www.americancruiselines.com), operator of the newest riverboats and small cruise ships in the United States, announced today the details and events of its 2013 holiday cruises. Brand new Christmas and New Year’s Eve cruises will offer festive onboard and onshore activities that showcase the beautiful regions cruised as well as the spirit of the holidays.

Southern Christmas – Offered on Historic South & Golden Isles Cruises, December 21

Events
Oyster Roast on the beach at Sapelo Island
Tour of the Ritz Carlton’s famous gingerbread houses on Amelia Island
Special Holiday tour at the Jekyll Island Club
Charleston Festival of Lights
Southern holiday décor mansion tour in Charleston

Onboard
Gingerbread house and ornament making
Specialty Christmas cookies served throughout the cruise
Southern holiday décor on the ship (trees made with citrus fruit and magnolia leaves)
Christmas Carol sing-along
Gifts for guests 18 and under

Cajun Christmas – Offered on Lower Mississippi River Cruises, December 21.

Events:
Guests experience the Christmas Eve tradition of Bonfires on the Levee
Christmas Concert at the JN Stone House in Natchez
Christmas décor and lights tours at Oak Alley and Houmas House Plantations

Onboard:
Reveillon Traditional Dinner (a New Orleans Creole tradition)
Gingerbread house and ornament making
Specialty Christmas cookies served throughout the cruise
Christmas Carol sing-along
Gifts to guests 18 and under

Old Fashioned New Year’s Eve – Offered on Historic South & Golden Isles, Lower Mississippi River, December 28    

Events:
Fireworks display over Savannah, GA (Historic South & Golden Isles)
Christmas décor and lights tours at Oak Alley and Houmas House Plantations (Lower Mississippi River)

Onboard:
New Year’s Eve specialty cocktail hour
New Year’s Eve dinner with entertainment
Midnight countdown and champagne toast
Festive New Year’s Day brunch

Other holiday-themed cruises are also planned for the 2013 season, including Thanksgiving and Hanukkah.

About American Cruise Lines
American Cruise Lines, the largest U.S. cruise company, operates the newest fleet of riverboats and small cruise ships on more than 35 itineraries around the country. Long established and deeply experienced in cruise travel, American Cruise Lines has most recently received world-wide recognition as the first to revive paddlewheel river cruising in America. The line is known for working closely with guests before, during, and after a cruise to create a highly personalized cruise experience. To learn more about American Cruise Lines, visit americancruiselines.com or call 800-814-6880. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/americancruiselines or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/american_cruise.

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