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.Read USA Cruise Reviews
9 Things to Know about U.S. River CruisingWanna roll on the river? Read what makes a U.S. river cruise different from its ocean counterpart.
U.S.A. Cruise ReviewsSo many choices, so little time. Find out what other cruisers have to say about sailing the U.S.A.
Port Spotlight: MiamiIf 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.
- 5 Best Breakfasts in Miami Before You Cruise
- 5 Best Day Trips From Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
- 5 Florida Cruise Tips
- 5 Tips for a Maryland Cruise
- 5 Tips for California Cruises
- 5 Tips for Louisiana Cruises
- 5 Tips for New Jersey Cruises
- 5 Tips for New York Cruises
- 5 Tips for South Carolina Cruises
- 5 Tips for Texas Cruises
- 5 Tips for Virginia Cruises
- Cape Liberty vs. Manhattan Cruise Port
- Come Aboard My Pacific Coastal Cruise on Celebrity
- Cruises from Houston or Galveston: Which Should You Choose?
- East Coast Cruise Ports: What's New in 2016
- Embarkation in Baltimore Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Bayonne (Cape Liberty) Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Boston Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Galveston Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Los Angeles (Long Beach) Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Los Angeles (San Pedro) Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Miami Cruise Port
- Embarkation in New Orleans Cruise Port
- Embarkation in New York City (Manhattan Terminal) Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Red Hook (Brooklyn) Cruise Port
- Embarkation in San Diego Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Seattle Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Tampa Bay Cruise Port
- Exploring Cruise Homeports: Top Local Attractions in New York City, New Orleans and Miami
- Florida Cruise Ports: What's New in 2016
- Fort Lauderdale vs. Miami Cruise Port
- Great Lakes Cruise Tips
- Gulf Coast Cruise Ports: What's New in 2016
- Like a Local: Fort Lauderdale
- Like a Local: Galveston
- Like a Local: Miami
- Like a Local: New Orleans
- Like a Local: New York City
- Like a Local: San Juan
- National Parks You Can Visit By Cruise
- One Day in Fort Lauderdale
- One Day in Galveston
- One Day in Los Angeles
- One Day in Miami
- One Day In Red Hook (Brooklyn)
- One Day in San Diego
- One Day in Seattle
- One Day in Tampa
- Slideshow: River Cruise Queens of the Mississippi
- Two Days in New Orleans
- Two Days in New York City
- West Coast Cruise Ports: What's New in 2016
BaltimoreBaltimore, 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 ...
BostonBoston is a big city, but it doesn't feel that way when you're ...
CharlestonI'm going back to Charleston, back where I belong. I want peace. I ...
ChicagoChicago often is called the Second City, a self-mocking nickname that ...
Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)The "middle city" of Florida's Gold Coast, Fort Lauderdale sits ...
GalvestonThe now-trendy resort town of Galveston is located on a barrier ...
HoustonEditor's Note: As of April 2016, Houston is no longer an active ...
JacksonvilleJacksonville offers a great blend of outdoor appeal. It's got ...
Los AngelesThe City of Los Angeles has a lot more going for it than Woody Allen ...
MiamiNo city in the United States has evolved into as many disparate ...
MobileMobile's tourism industry will receive a shot in the arm starting ...
MontereyThe Monterey Peninsula, about 120 miles south of San Francisco, is ...
New OrleansYou 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 ...
NorfolkMermaids are everywhere in Norfolk -- though they are not necessarily ...
PhiladelphiaEditor'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 BeachWith most mega cruise ships embarking from Miami and Fort Lauderdale, ...
San DiegoCalifornia's second largest city, San Diego is located at the foot of ...
San FranciscoIt's no wonder Tony Bennett left his heart there. San Francisco is a ...
TampaTucked inside Tampa Bay on Florida's west coast, it's really no ...
We chose this cruise because we wanted to see the Puget Sound and wanted to take my husband's sis and bro in law on their first ever cruise. Plus it is an American ship with an American crew and a small ship. There were 86 passengers onboard on ... Read more
The Columbia River Gorge is absolutely breathtaking!beverlyhillerI chose this cruise because I went with a group of 20 people. The Columbia River Gorge is beaufiful and in a part of the country not visited by my husband and me before. Other members of the group has previously cruised with American Cruise Lines; ... Read more
ArcadiaLeiderThere are not many ships that cross the Atlantic twice. P&O and Cunard are regularly on this trip. Phoenix also offers this route but there you are 44 nigths on the ship. We also had to book with one of these companies. We booked the trip from ... Read more
MemorableItheJDFollowing our journey over from the UK and a few nights in Atlanta and then New Orleans we boarded the American Queen - bliss. We have river cruised in Europe, China and Russia (as well as a couple of Ocean cruises) and this beats them all in terms ... Read more
Chose this cruise for the itinerary. Interesting places and wonderful and varied scenery. We were not disappointed. Starting in an area with 100 inches of rain a year and ending where there are just 8 Interesting calls in mostly small towns ... Read more
We chose this cruise because of the unique itinerary, stopping at Block Island, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, etc. Embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. We are very experienced cruisers. That being said, In a nutshell, for a cost of ... Read more
We had always wanted to see the Maine coast from the water side. This one is listed as a special lobster cruise out of Portland Maine, returning there, which made it easier to plan transportation to the ship. We decided to drive over there from ... Read more