American Cruise Ports
Many Americans live within driving distance of a cruise port. The Cruise Guide Network has guides to many of them, and more are on the way. Pick a cruise port and go to the guide for complete information on the ships, hotels, and terminal for that port. The guides have full calendars of cruises too.
The Boston Cruise Guide covers the northernmost cruise port on the east coast. Cruises depart from Boston for Bermuda and Canada.
The New York cruise market is flourishing. Ships depart year-round for the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Panama Canal cruises. The Big Apple offers transatlantic cruises too. Cruises from Brooklyn handle the mega-ships from Princess and Cunard lines cannot comfortably fit into the Manhattan docks. Nearby Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, New Jersey offers cruises from a port that overlooks the Statue of Liberty.
Philadelphia Cruises covers the trips from this historic port city. A small-ship cruise line offers trips to Washington.
Baltimore cruises go to Bermuda, the Caribbean and the Chesapeake Bay. Choose a large ship or a small ship for completely different experiences.
There are Norfolk Cruises to the Bahamas and Bermuda. Carnival cruise line sails from Norfolk, which is a convenient and attractive port for people in the mid-Atlantic region.
Charleston Cruises are offered by Carnival and American cruise lines. They sail to the Bahamas and along the southern coast. Departures are year-round.
Take a Bahamas cruise from Jacksonville on Carnival Cruise Line. Inexpensive 4- and 5-day cruises depart for the islands all year round.
Port Canaveral cruises are the closest to Orlando, and this is the home port of the Disney Cruise Line. Take your whole family on a cruise to the Bahamas or the Caribbean, and combine it with a trip to Walt Disney World.
Port Everglades Cruise Guide is all about Fort Lauderdale's super busy port. Two million passengers a year depart from Port Everglades for the Caribbean or the Panama Canal.
Cruises from Miami are the most popular of all. More ships sail from Miami than from any other port.
Our Tampa Cruise Guide shows why it's such a popular departure port -- Tampa is easy to get to and there is plenty to do in the city. Most of the cruises go to Mexico and the Cayman Islands.
Cruises from New Orleans are very popular. Three cruise lines offer Caribbean cruises from the Big Easy.
You can take a western Caribbean cruise from Houston. Princess and Norwegian cruise lines offer voyages from that Texas port.
On Puerto Rico cruises you start your vacation in the islands. Sail from San Juan to beautiful destinations in the southern Caribbean. Four cruise lines have options for your Puerto Rico cruise.
Los Angeles cruises include voyages to Mexico, Hawaii, South America, Alaska, through the Panama Canal, and around the world. Several cruise lines offer vacations in all price ranges.
San Diego cruises go to Hawaii, Mexico, South America, Australia, and through the Panama Canal. Carnival, Celebrity and Holland America serve this port.
The San Francisco cruises go to Alaska in the summer and Hawaii in the winter. They also have a few Panama Canal and Mexico cruises. and through the Panama Canal. Princess, Holland America, Cunard, Oceania and Regent are the cruise lines with departures.
For a vacation to Alaska, cruises from Seattle are popular. It is the most active cruise departure port on the west coast. Seven cruise lines sail from there.
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