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River cruising in California? Yes, please! American Cruise Lines is repositioning the new American Jazz riverboat from its Mississippi home to the West Coast—starting in February, your clients can cruise the Napa, Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers departing from the San Francisco Bay. And this is quite a momentous occasion, as this is the first U.S.-built riverboat to offer overnight cruises in the area since the 1940s.

“Exploring San Francisco Bay and the California Delta by U.S. riverboat is a momentous occasion for domestic river cruising and another first for American Cruise Lines. We are proud to provide this new opportunity for our guests to experience the joys of cruising close to home, as they discover yet another beautiful area of the country by riverboat,” said Charles B. Robertson, president & CEO of American Cruise Lines, in a press statement. “American continues to expand the possibilities for exceptional domestic small ship cruises by introducing brand new U.S. flagged riverboats and small cruise ships each year.”

American Cruise Lines Offers 8-Night Sailings

One of the brand’s 10 new riverboats, American Jazz is currently on a repositioning journey that took it through the Panama Canal to reach the Pacific coast. Once there, the boat will begin its first American Cruise Lines California adventures with the 8-day San Francisco Bay itinerary on Feb. 24, 2023.

This itinerary will be available for your clients to enjoy in February and March and again in November and December this year. Your clients will enjoy the “Golden Gate City” in all its glory via customized visits highlighting the historical, cultural and geographical influences that created this seaside metropolis. They will then explore the state’s fabled Wine Country, visiting vineyards and experiencing everything from tastings to winemaking.

Note: Wave Season deals are still available, including complimentary domestic airfare for select cruise dates in March.

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