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Highlights of the Puget Sound

Highlights of the 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

This brand new 5-day/4-night cruise features the best of the Puget Sound with the convenience of a round-trip from the vibrant city of Seattle.

During your cruise, enjoy a carefully curated package of shore excursions where you can experience area highlights such as a Deception Pass Jet Boat Tour, Whale Watching in Friday Harbor, and an exclusive salmon tasting at the SeaBear Smokehouse in Anacortes. As you journey along the smooth waters, witness abundant wildlife including whales, eagles, and seals from the comfort of your fully furnished private balcony.

On this 5-day round-trip cruise from Seattle, explore charming seaside towns, witness some of the most breathtaking natural scenery in the world, and learn about the area’s rich history and culture. Along the way, enjoy our award-winning onshore and onboard enrichment programs featuring the area’s best historians, naturalists, entertainers, and local expert guides.

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.

Please call 1-888-815-5428 for additional details and availability.

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 - 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 plenty of time to visit the town, just a few steps from our dock.

Day 3 - 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 4 - 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 5 - 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.

Highlights of the Puget Sound itinerary map

Dates & Rates

Date A AA AAL AAC Owner's Suite Single w/ Balcony
Oct 13, 2018 $2,645 $2,735 $3,250 $3,405 $4,405 $3,755
Oct 17, 2018 $2,645 $2,735 $3,250 $3,405 $4,405 $3,755
Oct 21, 2018 $2,645 $2,735 $3,250 $3,405 $4,405 $3,755
Oct 25, 2018 $2,645 $2,735 $3,250 $3,405 $4,405 $3,755

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)


American Spirit

American Spirit

A small ship cruise on the modern American Spirit is for the traveler who pursues the exceptional. Uniquely designed to navigate the inland waterways of the magnificent East Coast, the American Spirit brings passengers to some of the most fascinating places in America. In the intimate atmosphere onboard, guests find that fellow travelers share their passion for these historic places, and often become fast friends. It's easy to relax and feel comfortable in the huge public spaces onboard.

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