American Cruise Lines, a premier provider of river cruises in the United States, has unveiled its highly anticipated 8-Day Tennessee River Cruises, marking the beginning of an extraordinary summer season. Captivating guests with a remarkable journey from Nashville to Chattanooga in Tennessee, these brand-new cruises promise a unique blend of breathtaking landscapes, captivating history, and authentic American charm. This remarkable itinerary takes travellers on a voyage through the picturesque Tennessee Valley, revealing hidden gems nestled in the heart of the majestic Appalachian Mountains.
Embarking on a Tennessee River cruise with American Cruise Lines is an invitation to explore the rich cultural tapestry and historical landmarks that define this iconic region. The carefully crafted itinerary encompasses a wide array of immersive excursions, enabling guests to delve into the captivating stories of the Tennessee Valley. Highlights include visits to the hallowed grounds of the Shiloh National Military Park in Savannah, TN, where echoes of the past reverberate through time, and the awe-inspiring U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL, a testament to America’s pioneering spirit.
For enthusiasts of art and craftsmanship, the journey offers a visit to the esteemed National Quilt Museum in Paducah, KY, a haven for creativity and ingenuity. Outdoor adventurers will find solace in the Cumberland River as they explore the idyllic Lake Barkley and the enchanting Land Between the Lakes. Thrill-seekers can embark on an exhilarating ATV Backcountry Excursion in Chattanooga, while golf enthusiasts can tee off at the world-renowned Robert Trent Jones golf course in “The Shoals.”
The Tennessee Valley is synonymous with the melodious notes of legendary musicians such as Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline. Paying homage to the harmonious influences of the region, American Cruise Lines presents guests with the opportunity to explore the captivating museums dedicated to these iconic figures and indulge in other music-focused experiences, immersing themselves in the rich musical heritage that reverberates through the valleys and hills.
To enhance the overall experience, American Cruise Lines offers complimentary pre-cruise hotel stays in both departure cities, Nashville and Chattanooga. Moreover, the Line has curated an exclusive 2-Night Grand Ole Opry Pre-Cruise Package in Nashville, tailored for those seeking a truly unforgettable journey. This package includes a luxurious 2-night stay at the renowned Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, tickets to a mesmerizing show at the Grand Ole Opry, an immersive Nashville City Exploration, daily breakfast, and the convenience of luggage concierge and transportation to the ship on the morning of embarkation.
The 2023 cruises will commence from June through August and will be hosted on three of American Cruise Lines’ magnificent Mississippi riverboats, including the newly christened American Serenade. Building on the success of this year, the 8-Day Tennessee River Cruises will return in 2024, boasting an extended season from May to early November, allowing even more travellers to experience the unparalleled beauty and charm of this remarkable region.
With its unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional service, immersive experiences, and unrivalled comfort, American Cruise Lines continues to redefine the American river cruise landscape. Embark on a voyage of discovery along the Tennessee River, where breathtaking vistas, captivating history, and unforgettable moments await.