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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 ...
great trip! pmakofka
06/16
for the experience of a river cruise we chose this one. The length seemed right and we wanted to see the south. Being able to do a pre & post stay was also why we selected this cruise. We have done about 10 cruises in the past- but not a ... Read more
This was my 1st cruise and definitely a wonderful experience touring the New England Islands with my sister and mother. The small ship was a big plus. The cabins were clean and comfortable. The menu choices, food, and service were outstanding. All ... Read more
06/16
This was the only cruise line that did a short trip in June. We purchased the extra fast to fun package because I use a walker and we could avoid long lines. Embarkation and debarkation were really with no lines and very little waiting. Our cabin ... Read more
We were referred by a friend/colleague who had been on more than one cruise with this company. The cruise is designed for more mature passengers which was very nice. No one was loud, rude or drunk on this cruise. When I considered that most of ... Read more
Great Lakes and Georgian Bay Cruise. This was our second cruise on the Pearl Mist. The island scenery is fantastic. Embarkation was easy and fast. Baggage handling at both embarkation and disembarkation was very well done.The dining problems on the ... Read more

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05/16
Had only been to Portland, Maine before and wanted to see more of Maine. Had book a cabin on the lower deck, but when I arrived because of the lesser number of passsengers I was upgraded to the third deck with a private balcony. Everything was ... Read more
The cruise line was recommended by a friend. The cost is a bit steep but worth every penny. Norwegian 7 day eastern Caribbean cruise for 2 is about $2200. A 6 day cruise along the coast of Maine for 2 was about $8000. The difference? Several ... Read more
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