Cruise Departure and Embarkation Cities
- Miami, Florida
- Fort Lauderdale, Florida
- Jacksonville, Florida
- Port Canaveral, Florida
- Tampa, Florida
- Galveston, Texas
- Seattle, Washington
- Vancouver, Canada
- Honolulu, Hawaii
- San Juan, Puerto Rico
- Barcelona, Spain
- Venice, Italy
- Rome, Italy
- Athens, Greece
- Nice, France
- Cape Town, South Africa
- Sydney, Australia
Ft. Lauderdale - Port Everglades, Florida
Ft. Lauderdale or Port Everglades is home port for several cruise lines. Since it's only about 5 minutes from the airport or from the interstate, it's also one of the easiest embarkation ports in Florida.
Fort Lauderdale - Popular Cruise Ship Embarkation Port
Fort Lauderdale, Florida pictures taken at cruise ship pier in Port Everglades
Charleston, South Carolina - Historic District and Harbor
Charleston pictures of things to see and do in two days
Charleston Place Hotel
Pictures of the Charleston Place Hotel in historic Charleston, SC
Civitavecchia, Italy - Port City Closest to Rome
Good information from the About Guide to Italy on how to transfer from Rome to your cruise ship when it is docked in Civitavecchia.
Miami Information and Resources from About.com
Information on Miami from the About Guide to Miami
New York City - Cruise Embarkation Port City
Travelers' information for visitors to New York City
New Orleans, Louisiana - Cruise Embarkation Port City
Places to stay and things to do before and after your cruise from New Orleans.
Los Angeles, California - Cruise Ship Embarkation Port
Travelers' information for Los Angeles, California, including hotels and things to do before or after your cruise.
New York City Cruise Photos
New York City is one of the most exciting cities in the world. You certainly cannot see more than just a few highlights with only one day ashore from a cruise or if you are embarking on a cruise from New York. Here are some pictures I made on a day in the Big Apple while there on the Seven Seas Navigator enroute to Bermuda from Norfolk.
Top 8 Seattle, Washington Attractions
Things to do and see in Seattle before or after your cruise to Alaska.
Hotels in Cruise Port Cities - Find Hotel Before or After Your Cruise
The About site on Hotels/Resorts/Inns can help you find a hotel near your embarkation point.
Cruise From New York - CruisingFromNewYork.com
In Cruising From New York you'll find all itineraries for all vessels entering or leaving the port of New York. The site provides details on everything you need to know about using each port (directions, parking, etc.) plus advice on New York hotels, shopping and sightseeing for those who live out of the area.
Port of Miami-Dade
If you are driving to Miami to meet that ship, this site is essential. Provides good directions, information on parking fees, etc.
Port of Port Canaveral
This port has grown into the second largest port for three and four day cruises. Site provides directions to the terminals and information on the cruises that are leaving from Port Canaveral.
Port of Los Angeles
Cruise ship port in Los Angeles is one of the world's busiest.
New Orleans Tours, Airport Transportation, Cruise Ship Parking
Embarking from New Orleans? This New Orleans tour company can help you plan a tour before or after your cruise. They also offer cruise ship parking in their lot.
Port of Tampa
Good facilities map and some general information about the port. (Note that the Garrison SeaPort Center here is no relation to my husband's family.)
Port of Vancouver
Over 300 sailings a year leave this port for Alaska. Information on cruise ships, schedules, maps of the port, and other facts that passengers need.
Information on major cruise ports of embarkation and disembarkation. Site includes directions, parking, hotels, restaurants, shopping, and resources in and around the ports.