There are 24 cruise ports in the USA. Two dozen choices for departing on your next cruise.
Boston cruises are the farthest north on the east coast of the United States. Bermuda cruises are popular with Beantowners, and they have fall cruises to New England and Canada too. Cruises from New York are next, with departures year-round. Transatlantic to Panama Canal cruises, the Big Apple has it all. Nearby Cape Liberty Cruise Port in New Jersey offers warm weather cruises.
Baltimore cruises are year-round departures for the Caribbean and Bermuda. Cruises from Norfolk go to the Bahamas. This historic port is close to Williamsburg, Virginia. Cruises from Charleston SC are year-round now. Carnival and American sail from the port.
Florida's Atlantic coast is chock full of cruise ports. Jacksonville, Port Canaveral, Ft Lauderdale and Miami are some of the world's most popular. Most of these cruises go to the Bahamas or the Caribbean, but there are Transatlantic cruises and Panama Canal cruises too.
Cruises from New Orleans are another good choice. Nearly all Gulf coast cruise departures go to the western Caribbean, which includes Cozumel, Costa Maya and the Cayman Islands.
Some Hawaiian cruises depart from the mainland, but many also originate in the islands. Honolulu is a cruise departure port.