American Cruise Lines has announced that on April 18, its new ship, American Constitution, will make its inaugural cruise on Chesapeake Bay with a new American Revolution itinerary. Sailing along the historic shores near Washington, D.C., the new American Revolution itinerary will centered around American history. The cruise will also highlight Chesapeake Bay, known as the “Blue Crab Capital of the World,” as guests will experience local cuisine and enjoy fresh Maryland crab throughout their journey.
American Constitution will take guests to old-fashioned towns and historic cities that were a pivotal part of American history. Round-trip from Baltimore, this 10-day, 11-night cruise makes stops in Norfolk, Williamsburg, Yorktown, and Mount Vernon, Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and Cambridge, St. Michaels, Annapolis, and Chestertown, Maryland.
For the journey, American Cruise Lines brings together Revolutionary War experts, historians, authors and reenactors. Led by these experts, guests on the American Revolution cruise will be treated to tours, lectures, and presentations that illuminate the monuments, cities, and lore related to the history of the United States.
Itinerary highlights include visits to the cities of the “Historic Triangle,” Williamsburg, Yorktown and Jamestown; tours of Washington, D.C; Mount Vernon, George Washington’s 18th century home; and Annapolis, home to many Founding Fathers who signed the Declaration of Independence.
Guests can visit national monuments and take a private tour of the Smithsonian Museums. They can visit Harriet Tubman’s Underground Railroad exhibit or sail on a “Skipjack” through the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.
For more, visit www.americancruiselines.com.