East Coast Inland Passage on Project Blue

The East Coast of America is unique and diverse, and the intracoastal waterway is a great way to experience the regional changes and history that formed our nation. From the horse-drawn carriages in Beaufort, to the cobblestone streets of Charleston, the Wright Brothers’ great flying machine in Kitty Hawk, and the 18th century battlefields on St. Simons Island – the history of America will unveil itself before your eyes on this cruise!

Cruise Details

Clock15 Days & 14 Nights

Double Occupancy from $11,655 pp/do*

Single Occupancyfrom $12,840 pp

CalendarOctober 20, 2023 | November 17, 2023

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*Per person/double occupancy. Special single rates apply where listed. Excludes port fees.
Itineraries may operate in reverse.

Your Itinerary

    1Embark in Baltimore, MD
    You'll be greeted at the ship, and we'll enjoy a Welcome Reception onboard.

    2St. Michaels, MD
    Stroll along the waterfront of St. Michaels, or peruse the charming gift shops and boutiques on tree lined Talbot St. As you dock at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, once a famed shipbuilding village, get a glimpse of life in the 1800's.

    3Norfolk, VA
    Located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay, Norfolk has enjoyed a dramatic history dating back to 1607, when British settlers first arrived on American shores. Today, the city embraces its colorful past while thriving as a modern metropolis.

    4Kitty Hawk, NC
    Learn about the birth of flight in Kitty Hawk, where the Wright Brothers successfully piloted sustained powered flights in the first incarnations of modern airplanes.

    5Beaufort, NC/Morehead City, NC
    Visit the meticulously restored town of Beaufort, NC, the third oldest town in NC. Explore the 21 block historic district that includes a boardwalk lined with boats on one side and unique shops perfect for browsing on the other.

    6Wilmington, NC
    Explore Georgian, Victorian, and antebellum style homes restored to their original grandeur. Stroll through beautiful gardens and city streets lined with shopping venues and seafood eateries.

    7Day of Cruising
    Enjoy a day on the ship sailing down the eastern seaboard.

    8Charleston, SC
    Take a city tour on the cobblestone streets of Charleston!

    9Beaufort, SC
    Visit historic forts, elegant homes, and majestic plantations, to discover why Beaufort was once heralded as the "Newport of the South".

    10Hilton Head, SC
    Hilton Head is a first class resort known for its championship golf courses and miles of pristine beaches. A boat tour of The Sea Pines Forest Preserve gives you a a close-up view of Hilton Head's indigenous plant and animal life, including the American Alligator.

    11Savannah, GA
    Join a narrated tour of Savannah's "Historic & Victorian Districts," brave and evening ghost walk, or explore the area's magnificent shops.

    12St. Simons Island, GA
    St. Simons Island offers guests a view of the area's rich past, including the momentous 18th-century battlefields and sprawling antebellum plantations. Enjoy its diverse wildlife as well as the moss draped oak. Make sure to visit St. Simons Lighthouse, which houses a fantastic museum devoted to the history of the Georgia Coast.

    13Jekyll Island, GA
    Jekyll Island is part of Georgia's Sea Isles and boasts "Millionaire's Village," 240 acres of extravant homes and winter cottages recognized as a National Historic Landmark.

    14Fernandina Beach, FL
    Join a walking tour of Centre Street's Historic District, featuring 19th-century Victorian homes and shops. Explore Amelia Island's charm as you stroll along the tree lined avenues.

    15Disembark in Jacksonville, FL
    Enjoy breakfast and a tour of Baltimore before you head home.


Cabin Categories

Cabin Single Price Double Price
Grand Suite (Private Balcony)$19,440 pp
Sky Suite (Private Balcony)$15,790 pp
Veranda Suite (Private Balcony)$13,980 pp
AAM (Private Balcony)$12,670 pp
AAC (Private Balcony)$11,655 pp
Single Stateroom (Private Balcony)$12,840

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*Prices may vary due to seasonality

Onboard Experience

The American Cruise Line fleet of ships are the newest and most environmentally friendly small ships in the US. The cruise line prides itself on their hospitable staff, and that you’ll be graciously received no matter which ship you cruise on. The large staterooms with interior entrances ensure you have a relaxed, private area to watch the river from, or visit any of the many onboard lounges. Daily entertainment will be brought onboard, including musicians, historians and naturalists.

Regionally-Inspired Menus

American Cruise Lines uses fresh, local ingredients to show off the culinary glory of the region you’re cruising in. On the Mississippi River, that could mean Andouille Gumbo, a po’boy with red beans and rice, and bourbon pecan pie. In New England, you could find Littleneck clam ceviche on the menu followed by a spiced apple pudding with maple whipped cream. In the Pacific Northwest, you’ll find fresh fish on the menu, including shrimp bisque or Dungeness Crab cake, and a marionberry cheesecake that’ll make your mouth water! Your ship will provide you with a list of all the locally-sourced ingredients when you unpack.

Eagle Society

Once you’ve cruised aboard any American Cruise Line ship, you are an Eagle Society member. It’s free to be a member, but your loyalty to American Cruise Lines is greatly rewarded. You’ll receive Eagle Society luggage tags, and member-only gifts when you board each cruise. After 3 cruises, you’ll receive complimentary premium shore excursions. After 10 cruises, you’ll get a complimentary 11th cruise. There are special Eagle Society cruise dates every year. Plus all Eagle Society member benefits can be used when booking with USA River Cruises, plus you’ll still be eligible for our loyal customer benefits as well.

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East Coast Inland Passage on Project Blue

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