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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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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 ...
Seattle
Long before the Starbucks franchise was a glimmer in its creator's ...
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 ...
Princess is slipping! paratrooper888
01/15
What was marketed as a 49 day cruise was actually three cruise segments which resulted in menus, production shows, special events (champagne fountain) turning over every two weeks or so. Overall, my wife and I loved the cruise if only for the ... Read more
Excellent miketristangadt
04/15
We just finished a cruise from Vancouver Wa. to Clarkson Wa. And we were impressed with the quality of the product. Everyone was super friendly, no matter the position or rank onboard.. The food was excellent, the entertainment was fun,on shore ... Read more
04/15
The boat itself is an interesting experience. It is like stepping back in history which is lovely. The food was below average. I heard this comment from other passengers as we were all at the airport on our way home. Some of the tour ... Read more
We sailed from New Orleans to Memphis and were very pleased with the experience. We were in suite 513 and it was clean and well furnished. I had wanted to have a private balcony, but was glad I didn't get one after I saw the boat. Being on the ... Read more
DW and I just got off the Golden Princess after a short three-day getaway cruise. This was our 15th cruise overall and eighth in a row on Princess. The main reason we went on this cruise was to celebrate DW’s sister’s hubby’s ... Read more
Perfect for us! folkfox
07/14
My husband and I have considerable experience as presenters on inland waterway cruises. We were looking for a (nonworking) trip that would accommodate his mobility difficulties with my own interest in regional culture. And we love to eat! The ... Read more
Fun in California OhioDogLover
03/15
We are in our 50s and from the Midwest. We try to take a cruise in the late Winter/early Spring every year. Having lived in California for a long time, it was a homecoming of sorts going on this cruise. In order to meet up with some family in ... Read more
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