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Grand Puget Sound

Grand Puget Sound

At a glance

Duration: 11 Days, 10 Nights

Coverage: Roundtrip Seattle, Washington

From: $6,860

Season: May, September - November

Activities: Scenery, Wildlife

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American Cruise Lines

Explore picturesque historic seaside towns and view breathtaking natural landscapes along the Puget Sound.

Your magnificent voyage begins in the seaport city of Seattle, harbor hopping through the Puget Sound and cruising the San Juan Islands. As you journey along the smooth waters, witness abundant wildlife including whales, eagles, and seals. Visit picturesque historic seaside towns such as Anacortes, home to Deception Pass, one of the most photographed places in the region. In Tacoma, explore LeMay’s America’s Car Museum and discover how the automobile has shaped our culture. In La Conner, partake in a traditional smoked salmon tasting, featuring San Juan Sliders and smoked salmon chowder. Witness breathtaking vistas in Olympic National Park where wildflowers cover mountain meadows. Discover the Scandinavian influence of Poulsbo as our local guide leads you through the historic downtown area. Afterward, sample authentic Norwegian pastries.

Traveling with American Cruise Lines is a wonderful experience with a crew of such caring, kind, and friendly people consistently working to give you an enjoyable trip.

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Pre-Cruise - Pre-Cruise Package Available

Our custom Seattle Pre-Cruise Package provides you with a seamless way to experience the city and easily board the ship. Arrive the day before your cruise and American Cruise Lines will handle the rest. The package includes a premium 4-star hotel stay in downtown Seattle, a complete city tour on the morning of your cruise, and transportation to the ship.

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Day 1 - Seattle, WA

Arrive early in Seattle and spend the day exploring local attractions like the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. In the afternoon, your cruise on Puget Sound begins as we set out across the clear blue water.

Day 2 - Olympia, WA

Olympia, the capital of the State of Washington, is the oldest settlement in Western Washington, with an eclectic mix of historic and modern architecture. Rich in history, the city has a variety of specialty shops, theaters, coffee houses, and galleries. At the lower end of Puget Sound, Olympia has a boardwalk ideal for a leisurely stroll along the water and is home to one of the best Farmer's Markets in the state.

Day 3 - Tacoma, WA

Rooted in the arts, Tacoma is a vibrant urban city alive with culture. A perfect mix of old and new, the cityscape is a blend of historic architecture amidst urban design. Discover its eclectic mix of restaurants and one of a kind boutiques. Tacoma's Museum District houses six world class museums all within walking distance from each other. Art aficionados can explore exhibits ranging from an impressive collection of world-renowned glass glasswork to historical masterpieces and classic automobiles.

Day 4 - Cruising the San Juan Islands

Your cruise is as much about the journey as it is about each destination. Today is a day to revel in the scenery as we make our way through the San Juan Islands. As we travel, whales, eagles, and seals adorn the backdrop of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. You can listen to our onboard expert point out wildlife as we cruise or you can just sit back and enjoy the sun on the top deck.

Day 5 - Anacortes, WA

Anacortes is home to Deception Pass, one of the most photographed places in the Northwest. See the Pass from the water, or explore on easy walking trails along the shoreline. There will be plenty of time to visit the town, just a few steps from our dock. After dinner, the Fidalgo Swing Band will join us for an evening of swing in the main lounge.

Day 6 - Friday Harbor, WA

Friday Harbor is a beautiful, walkable seaport with small shops and turn of-the-century buildings. Experience island life as it was over a century ago by visiting the San Juan Historical Museum or the Whale Museum. At the Whale Museum you can learn about Spirit, the orca whale American Cruise Lines adopted during our first season on Puget Sound.

Day 7 - Port Angeles, WA

Located on the Olympic Peninsula, Port Angeles is a vibrant coastal community which was recently named one of the “top 100 best small towns” to live in. The popular city pier area offers visitors access to many local coastal attractions, while the majestic Olympic National Park serves as a picturesque backdrop. You will have the opportunity to discover local artisan galleries and sample some of the finest seafood in the Pacific Northwest.

Day 8 - Victoria, BC

The only Canadian town on our cruise, Victoria is a wonderful place to spend a day on a guided tour through the magnificent Butchart Gardens and lively waterfront. The tour begins from our berth in Port Angeles, continuing to Hurricane Ridge with vast views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the mountainous wilderness of Olympic National Forest.

Day 9 - Port Townsend, WA

Port Townsend is a charming town with a fascinating past. Beautifully restored Victorian architecture is now home to small museums, galleries, and shops. In the evening, members of the Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra will be aboard for a night of dramatic classical music.

Day 10 - Poulsbo, WA

Originally a logging camp settled by Norwegians who likened the landscape to the fjords of their homeland, Poulsbo retains a Scandinavian influence. It is a great place to visit for the history, scenery, and lively downtown. A distinct Native American influence is present in nearby Suquamish, located on the Port Madison Indian Reservation, where there is a museum dedicated to the history and culture of the Suquamish Tribe.

Day 11 - Seattle, WA

Welcome back to Seattle. Relax on the sundeck as the famous skyline of the city draws nearer. Once we arrive, make the most of you time in Seattle with a tour, or allow American Cruise Lines to assist with transportation arrangements home.

Grand Puget Sound itinerary map

Dates & Rates

Date AA AAL AAC AAM Veranda Suite Owner's Suite Single Single w/ Balcony
Sep 22, 2018 $6,860 $8,150 $8,545 $9,120 $10,140 $10,990 $8,515 $9,415
Oct 2, 2018 $6,860 $8,150 $8,545 $9,120 $10,140 $10,990 $8,515 $9,415
Nov 1, 2018 $6,470 $7,690 $8,060 $8,605 $9,565 $10,370 $8,035 $8,880
May 9, 2019 $6,080 $7,230 $7,575 $8,090 $8,990 $9,750 $7,555 $8,345
May 19, 2019 $6,080 $7,230 $7,575 $8,090 $8,990 $9,750 $7,555 $8,345
May 29, 2019 $6,080 $7,230 $7,575 $8,090 $8,990 $9,750 $7,555 $8,345
Sep 21, 2019 $6,860 $8,150 $8,545 $9,120 $10,140 $10,990 $8,515 $9,415
Oct 1, 2019 $6,860 $8,150 $8,545 $9,120 $10,140 $10,990 $8,515 $9,415
Mar 30, 2020 $6,080 $7,230 $7,575 $8,090 $8,990 $9,750 $7,555 $8,345
Apr 9, 2020 $6,080 $7,230 $7,575 $8,090 $8,990 $9,750 $7,555 $8,345
Apr 19, 2020 $6,080 $7,230 $7,575 $8,090 $8,990 $9,750 $7,555 $8,345
Apr 29, 2020 $6,080 $7,230 $7,575 $8,090 $8,990 $9,750 $7,555 $8,345
May 9, 2020 $6,080 $7,230 $7,575 $8,090 $8,990 $9,750 $7,555 $8,345

All rates are shown in US dollars, per person, double occupancy. Itineraries, rates, and ships are subject to change without notice. A deposit of $500.00 per person is required to confirm any reservation on trips of 9 nights or less, and $900.00 per person on trips of 10 nights or more.
Single Occupancy: One person occupying a double stateroom will be charged 150% or 175% of the double occupancy depending on the type of stateroom occupied.

Included in Cruise Fare

  • Cruise and accommodations aboard ship.
  • Meals and snacks onboard ship
  • Complimentary cocktail parties
  • All entertainment.

Not Included in Cruise Fare

  • Airfare to and from your home city
  • Shore tours.
  • Port charges and/or fees
  • Gratituities
  • Fuel charges (if applied to future cruises)

Ships

American Constellation

American Constellation

American Constellation is the latest cruise ship from American Cruise Lines. Uniquely designed to navigate the inland waterways, American Constellation brings guests to beautiful ports the larger ships can't access. In the intimate atmosphere onboard, guests will find the largest staterooms in the industry, spacious lounges, as well as observation decks and private balconies that offer spectacular views of the passing landscapes.

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