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Charleston, SC/Fernandina Beach
7-night Historic South and Golden Isles Cruise
April 2, 2022
American Cruise Lines: American Independence
Charleston, SC/Fernandina Beach
Vacation Offer ID 1423014
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Exclusive Offer
  • $100 per Couple Shipboard Credit*

*Valid for new bookings made beginning September 9, 2021.

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Ship Info
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Staterooms
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Deckplans

Cruise Theme: Art Immersion Cruise

<p>Throughout your journey, an onboard artist-in-residence will offer step-by-step watercolor and mixed-media instruction to budding artists as well as seasoned professionals.</p> <p>*Cruise line theme is subject to cancellation or discontinuation at any time without notice.</p>
The Signature Collection – Exclusive Amenities
The Signature Collection Sailings offer Exceptional Value and Exclusive Amenities.

Cruise Inclusions

  • Visits to historic southern cities and beautiful islands
  • Unobstructed views of passing landscapes
  • Staterooms up to 350 sq. ft.
  • Cocktail hour each evening
  • All gourmet meals
  • World-class entertainment
  • Award-winning enrichment programs
  • 4 unique shipboard lounges
  • Wi-Fi throughout the ship (connection speed may vary)
  • Personalized service from a dedicated crew
7-night Historic South and Golden Isles Cruise
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC 04/02/2022

Departing for Palatka, you will enjoy a journey along the waters of St. Johns River, one of only three rivers in the nation that flows north. This river is home to over 200 species of birds including the bald eagle, swallow-tailed kite, and wood stork. Discover why the St. Johns River – with unlimited recreation, celebrated history, and protected wildlife – has been distinguished as one of the fourteen American Heritage Rivers.
04/02/2022 04/02/2022
Fort Sumter, SC

Fort Sumter, SC 04/02/2022

The port city of Charleston is known for its cobblestone streets, gas-lit lamps, and pastel antebellum houses. The scene of Revolutionary War naval battles, legendary pirate tales, and Civil War sieges, the city is considered by many to be a living museum. Visit historic Fort Sumter National Monument, where the first shots of the Civil War rang out. Learn how Charleston's African-American heritage has contributed to the city's history and unique culture. Enjoy the beauty of the area with a stroll through its magnificent parks and gardens.
04/02/2022 04/02/2022
Beaufort, SC

Beaufort, SC 04/03/2022

Once known for its worldwide shipping commerce of citrus and timber, Palatka also attracted a vast number of tourists and wealthy northerners looking to relocate to Florida. Today, it remains a charming river town with restored plantation houses standing as a testament to distinguished residents that once called Palatka home. Nature enthusiasts will enjoy visiting the beautifully landscaped Ravine Gardens State Park.
04/03/2022 04/03/2022
Hilton Head

Hilton Head 04/04/2022

Continue to cruise St. Johns River to Lake George, which shares a border with the Ocala National Forest. The lake hosts a variety of wildlife ranging from migratory water birds to a number of marine animals. Local springs in Lake George feed enough salt to the system to make the habitat suitable for marine species like Atlantic stingray, striped bass, and blue crabs.
04/04/2022 04/04/2022
Savannah

Savannah 04/05/2022

In the 1800s, Green Cove Springs attracted a surge of vacationers from the North, drawn to the warm mineral springs reputed to have medicinal qualities and healing powers. Steamboat services brought the elite, searching for a warm retreat from the winter's harsh climate. Today, visitors can also explore the historic district, which includes historic homes and gorgeous surroundings.
04/05/2022 04/05/2022
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
04/06/2022 04/06/2022
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island 04/07/2022

Discover the compelling history of Jekyll Island and St. Simons Island. Today, Jekyll Island is part of Georgia's Sea Isles and boasts "Millionaire's Village", 240 acres of extravagant homes and winter cottages, now recognized as a National Historic Landmark. St. Simons Island offers guests a view of the area's past, including momentous 18th-century battlefields and sprawling antebellum plantations.
04/07/2022 04/07/2022
St. Simons Island

St. Simons Island 04/07/2022

Discover the compelling history of Jekyll Island, part of Georgia's Sea Isles. This remarkable destination is the location of "Millionaire's Village", 240-acres of extravagant homes and winter cottages, now recognized as a National Historic Landmark.,
04/07/2022 04/07/2022
Fernandina Beach

Fernandina Beach 04/08/2022

Discover the unspoiled beauty of Amelia Island, with miles of quartz beaches and rolling sand dunes. Fernandina Beach, the island's only city, harbors a treasure trove of history, antiques, and collectibles. Join a walking tour of Centre Street's Historic District, featuring restored 19th-century Victorian homes and shops. Stroll along the tree-lined avenues and explore Amelia Island's charm.
04/08/2022 04/09/2022
Cruise Ends (Debarkation)
04/09/2022 04/09/2022
Jacksonville
04/09/2022 04/09/2022
American Cruise Lines: American Independence
The American Independence is equipped with the largest staterooms in the industry with most suites featuring private balconies. With the latest in navigation and safety technology, the American Independence is fully stabilized, allowing American Cruise Lines to reach even more fascinating destinations in smooth comfort. Complete with an exercise area and putting green, the Independence offers guests a relaxed and casual atmosphere.
Ship Statistics
Year Built
2010
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Tonnage (GRT)
3000
Guests (Lowers)
102
Total Guests
104
Passenger Decks
4
Number of Crew
30
Officers' Nationality
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
Total Rooms
51
Suites
3
Balconies
37
Ocean/River View
11
Interior
&ndash;
Accessible
1

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of June 2019. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

River View

Stateroom with Picture Window (A) $4,505
  • Category: A
  • Main Deck
  • Square Feet: 258
Single Stateroom with Picture Window (SG) Limited Availability
  • Category: SG
  • Main Deck
  • Square Feet: 207

Balcony

Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB) Limited Availability
  • Category: SGB
  • 3rd Deck
  • Square Feet: 248
Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL) Limited Availability
Stateroom with Private Balcony
  • Category: AAL
  • 2nd Deck
  • Square Feet: 263
Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC) Limited Availability
Stateroom with Private Balcony
  • Category: AAC
  • 3rd Deck
  • Square Feet: 283

Suite

Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB) Limited Availability
  • Category: OSB
  • 3rd Deck
  • 2nd Deck
  • Square Feet: 350
Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Pricing on some sailings may reflect special limited time offers, not combinable with any other offers/discounts. Valid on new bookings only.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

4th Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL)
  • Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB)
  • Stateroom with Picture Window (A)
  • Single Stateroom with Picture Window (SG)
3rd Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL)
  • Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB)
  • Stateroom with Picture Window (A)
  • Single Stateroom with Picture Window (SG)
2nd Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL)
  • Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB)
  • Stateroom with Picture Window (A)
  • Single Stateroom with Picture Window (SG)
Main Deck

Stateroom Key

  • Owner's Suite with Private Balcony (OSB)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAC)
  • Stateroom with Private Balcony (AAL)
  • Single Stateroom with Private Balcony (SGB)
  • Stateroom with Picture Window (A)
  • Single Stateroom with Picture Window (SG)