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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 ...
Greenville
Known for the writers who grew up or lived here -- ranging from ...
Hannibal
Most well known as the childhood home of Samuel L. Clemens (aka Mark ...
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Louisiana
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens -- located on the east bank of ...
Houston
Editor's Note: As of April 2016, Houston is no longer an active ...
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 ...
Memphis
To much of the world, Elvis Presley's Graceland is the main image of ...
Miami
No city in the United States has evolved into as many disparate ...
Mobile
Mobile's tourism industry will receive a shot in the arm starting ...
Monterey
The Monterey Peninsula, about 120 miles south of San Francisco, is ...
Natchez
Set on a 250-foot-high bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, ...
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 ...
Nottoway, Louisiana
Nottoway Plantation has added "& Resort" to its name, with a Greek ...
Oak Alley
Known worldwide from photos depicting the alley's 28 live oaks ...
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. Francisville
Located about an hour north of Baton Rouge and an hour south of ...
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 ...
04/16
From the time that we were greeted on-board at Charleston, to the moment we dropped off our bags at the Jacksonville, we had a 5-star experience! Sure there were bumps in the road along the way, but even those minor complaints paled as we ... Read more
We had a delightful introduction to River-cruising in the USA with American Cruise Lines up the Mississippi. Their attention to every detail made the trip pure pleasure for us. And we thank their wonderful chef for accommodation to our ... Read more
A great cruise Jerry1049
03/16
Our cruise starts in Memphis with an overnight stay at the Sheraton. We weren't very impressed with this hotel or the breakfast laid on for all the passengers making this overnight stay. On to the boat and we were on deck 4 in an outside ... Read more
American Cruise Lines- Historic South and Golden Isles Cruise March 19-26, 2016 We arrived in Charleston two days prior to the cruise departure and stayed at the Hyatt Place historic district on King St. The hotel is only 5 months old 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

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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
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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