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Cruises to the USA

The United States wears many hats in the cruise industry. It's the homeport for almost all cruise ships that sail in the Caribbean, Mexican Riviera and Canada, as well as the Panama Canal. Florida has the most homeports, but New York City, Seattle, Galveston and other coastal cities are also cruising hubs. But the U.S. is more than just homeports. Bucket list itineraries like Alaska and Hawaii, and scenic rivers (primarily Mississippi, Ohio, and Columbia) not only draw cruisers from the U.S. but around the world.
9 Things to Know about U.S. River Cruising 9 Things to Know about U.S. River Cruising
Wanna roll on the river? Read what makes a U.S. river cruise different from its ocean counterpart.
U.S.A. Cruise Reviews U.S.A. Cruise Reviews
So many choices, so little time. Find out what other cruisers have to say about sailing the U.S.A.
Port Spotlight: Miami Port Spotlight: Miami
If you cruise in the U.S., there's a good chance you'll be sailing out of Miami. Read what makes this Florida city so caliente.

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Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland's largest city, is called Charm City because of ...
Bayonne (Cape Liberty)
In 2004, Royal Caribbean, looking for an alternative to New York's ...
Boston
Boston is a big city, but it doesn't feel that way when you're ...
Charleston
I'm going back to Charleston, back where I belong. I want peace. I ...
Chicago
Chicago often is called the Second City, a self-mocking nickname that ...
Dubuque
Dating back to 1785 -- when French-Canadian fur trapper Julien ...
Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
The "middle city" of Florida's Gold Coast, Fort Lauderdale sits ...
Galveston
The now-trendy resort town of Galveston is located on a barrier ...
Hannibal
Most well known as the childhood home of Samuel L. Clemens (aka Mark ...
Houston
Houston welcomed the first steamboat to the Houston Ship Channel, one ...
Jacksonville
Jacksonville offers a great blend of outdoor appeal. It's got ...
La Crosse
Located in a small, flat prairie valley and surrounded by 500-foot ...
Los Angeles
The City of Los Angeles has a lot more going for it than Woody Allen ...
Miami
No city in the United States has evolved into as many disparate ...
Mobile
Mobile, Alabama claims sister cities all over the world: Ichihara, ...
Monterey
The Monterey Peninsula, about 120 miles south of San Francisco, is ...
New Orleans
You can't keep New Orleans down. After weathering economic turmoil ...
New York (Brooklyn, Red Hook)
Both Cunard and Princess Cruises regularly turn ships around in Red ...
New York (Manhattan)
A city of endless possibilities, high energy and great diversity, New ...
Norfolk
Mermaids are everywhere in Norfolk -- though they are not necessarily ...
Philadelphia
Editor's Note: Philadelphia is not currently an active cruise port. ...
Port Canaveral (Orlando)
Port Canaveral, in the center of Florida's east coast, is not only ...
Port of Palm Beach
With most mega cruise ships embarking from Miami and Fort Lauderdale, ...
Red Wing
Officially established in 1857, Red Wing -- a stop on many Upper ...
San Diego
California's second largest city, San Diego is located at the foot of ...
San Francisco
It's no wonder Tony Bennett left his heart there. San Francisco is a ...
St. Louis
St. Louis sells itself to visitors as the Gateway to the West. From ...
Tampa
Tucked inside Tampa Bay on Florida's west coast, it's really no ...
A Voyage of Contrasts fuzzybear390
12/15
I have twenty cruises on the Riverboats in the US and over fifty total. This was a Christmas Cruise on the American Queen from Memphis to New Orleans. I have sailed on the American Queen a number of times including the inaugeral voyage and the ... Read more
12/15
6 days into 7 day cruise up the lower mississippi on the American Queen and very relaxed, full and happy. Started in New Orleans and stayed the Hilton Riverside overnight, very nice and easy to transfer to steamboat. Crew members are so helpful ... Read more
The boat is lovely, authentic and comfortable. The staff seems unhappy. One server, was rude and insulting when my husband asked for bread (she told him it was at the buffet, he is mobility impaired). The food is fantastic, but when there is a ... Read more
Service was excellent, food was out of this world great and shore excursions were wonderful. This was my first cruise and I highly recommend it to everyone I know-this boat is like a home away from home with adventures in every port. I would ... Read more
My first impression of the American Eagle was WOW...new, bright, clean, everyone very helpful, large room with very nice bathroom etc. That never changed, but the food was very mediocre, limited choices and much nickle and diming. For what this ... Read more

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Terrible LizLibrarian
10/15
When we first got on the ship, I thought, "This must be an old ship that they retrofitted". There were duct tape repairs in the dining room. The cabin looked like something out of the 1970s. Then the captain told us it had been built in ... Read more
A Great Return To Cruising rjmdd03@yahoo.com
10/15
Fall Foliage Cruise. Spent an extra day in Boston as it was our first time there. Very interesting city. Bus to Gloucester to board the ship. Only 96 pax instead of the full capacity of 210 pax which facilitated embarkation etc. Very good food and ... Read more
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