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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.
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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 ...
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 ...
Houston
Houston welcomed the first steamboat to the Houston Ship Channel, one ...
Jacksonville
Jacksonville offers a great blend of outdoor appeal. It's got ...
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
Editor's Note: Mobile is not currently an active cruise port. ...
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 ...
Orlando (Port Canaveral)
Like Alice, who ate cookies that made her grow bigger and bigger in ...
Philadelphia
Editor's Note: Philadelphia is not currently an active cruise port. ...
Port Canaveral
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, ...
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 ...
Puget Sound StevieMcD
06/15
This was my 5th cruise with ACL. It happened to be in my neck of the woods so didn't have to fly to get there. The scenery was spectacular. I would have been content to just sit on the boat and sail around looking at the scenery. The food, as ... Read more
This was a wonderful cruise. We've done many of the big cruise ships and we were tired of them, and wanted something more personal. We had 147 guests on board, and the public rooms used for entertaining and dining were large enough to accommodate ... Read more
06/15
My husband and I take a nice cruise yearly, typically over 7 days. When I choose, I choose warm weather. I selected this cruise due to the Ports we would be visiting. We like repositioning cruised and thought that this was one when we booked it. ... Read more
The American Empress is the 2nd ship for American Queen Steamship Co and plies the Snake and Columbia Rivers in Washington and Oregon. Like the American Queen (AQ), the American Empress (AE) is a paddlewheel ship but AE is diesel powered with two ... Read more
We've recently sailed on American Eagle from New Orleans to Memphis. It was not a pleasant experience though: First of all and the most important: if you ever been on a river cruise in Europe/Asia with let’s saying Viking, AmaWaterways, ... Read more
The American Queen is a beautiful gracious lady, old fashioned in style, wonderfully appointed, and lovely. Traveling aboard her is similar to staying in the Waldorf, the Plaza, the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Sailing on her on the Mississippi ... Read more
Excellent customer service from Maribel Kury and Jim Ward in particular. All of the staff were extremely helpful to my son and I. We had a slight mix up with the initial booking dates of the ship for the on board KT Tunstall concert but thanks to ... Read more
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