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.
- 10 Best Cruise Homeports in the U.S.
- 5 Best Breakfasts in Miami Before You Cruise
- 5 Best Day Trips From Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
- 5 Florida Cruise Tips
- 5 Signs That Cruising Is Making a Comeback in California
- 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 2017
- Embarkation in Baltimore Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Bayonne (Cape Liberty) Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Boston Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Charleston Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Galveston Cruise Port
- Embarkation in Jacksonville 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 Mobile 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 San Francisco 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 2017
- Fort Lauderdale vs. Miami Cruise Port
- Great Lakes Cruise Tips
- Gulf Coast Cruise Ports: What's New in 2017
- 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 Jacksonville
- One Day in Los Angeles
- One Day in Miami
- One Day in Mobile
- 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 Boston
- Two Days in Charleston
- Two Days in New Orleans
- Two Days in New York City
- Two Days in San Francisco
- West Coast Cruise Ports: What's New in 2017
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 ...
NorfolkEditor's Note: Carnival Sunshine is reploying in late 2017. As of ...
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 ...
Great Cruise, Great PeopleBill StitThis was our 3rd cruise with American Cruise Lines and we have booked our 4th. doing the upper Mississippi. Have never dealt with a company that is so completely customer oriented. All cruise people have your best interests at heart ... Read more
A wonderful surprise!California BearWe first said with American Cruise Line on the STAR doing the New England Islands cruise. It was an excellent cruise and got us into small Island like Nantucket that can't be reached on a large ship. So, we decided to take a risk and explore a part ... Read more
RelaxationRgladI have been on many cruises and even a European river cruise and this one is unlike anything I have ever done. It was the most relaxing vacation I have ever taken. The music and food were outstanding. The personnel were most accommodating. The ... Read more
After over 100 ocean cruises (and two European River Cruises), we wanted to see more of the United States, via our preferred mode of travel (cruising). We originally booked with a different river cruise company, before doing due diligence ... Read more
New Years Eve Funangler alNew Years Eve docked at Savannah with thousands watching fireworks while sipping bubbly.. it does not get better than that! This was our 7th trip with American Cruise Lines. This ship(Not a Boat) is comfortable for those who do not like rough seas ... Read more
Great CruisedickpathomeMy wife and I are at the point that we can get away over New Years. We decided to celebrate the New Year on a cruise. We enjoy small ship so we selected American Cruise Lines Independence. The passengers on this cruise totaled about 90. We ... Read more
A Great Way to Spend ChristmasSailor-BobThis was a Christmas week cruise, from Jacksonville, FL to Charleston, SC. We had about 100 passengers which made it easy to get to make friends. The ship was decorated for Christmas, the entertainment Christmas themed and we had a gift exchange ... Read more