Close FREE Magazine
SIGN UP TO RECEIVE OUR FREE MONTHLY MAGAZINE
CruiseDirection - Magazine May 2019

Packed full with News, Exclusive Offers, Free Upgrades and more

Click here to find out more

US East Coast 11 Exclusive Offers


3 Departure Dates

Iceland, Niagara Falls, New York & Classic Transatlantic Voyage

Oct 2019 - Dec 2019 Cruise and Stay from £2049pp
Queen Mary 2
10 Departure Dates

Lower Mississippi on the American Queen - Memphis to New Orleans

Jun 2019 - Dec 2019 Cruise and Stay from £3599pp
American Queen

Panama Canal Full Transit - Westbound

24 Oct 2019 Fly Cruise from £2299pp
Celebrity Infinity

Iconic Icelandic Voyage

14 Jun 2020 Cruise and Stay from £7099pp
Seven Seas Navigator
9 Departure Dates

Lower Mississippi on the American Queen - New Orleans to Memphis

Jun 2019 - Dec 2019 Cruise and Stay from £3499pp
American Queen

Panama Canal Full Transit - Eastbound

08 Nov 2019 Fly Cruise from £2299pp
Celebrity Infinity

No Fly – 3 Cruise Canada & USA

24 Sep 2019 Cruise Only from £2499pp
MSC Meraviglia

US East Coast Cruise Partners


Why Visit US East Coast?


Worldwide (World Cruises) - CruiseDirection

Cultural Attractions

Every east coast port has its own special charms

Cruise lines will often visit some east coast ports as they sail to regions outside of the United States. Stops have been made in New York on ships sailing out of the Florida cruise terminals, as well as Philadelphia and points close to the Canadian border.  

There is plenty to do during these port stops, especially since many of the east coast ports are not particularly known for beach and water activities. New York for example has many sites to see such as the Empire state building, Times square, Central Park and of course, shopping. The opportunities here are almost endless with retail outlets to suit just about every budget and taste.  

If you have the time, take a ferry out to Ellis Island and view “Lady Liberty” up close and personal or take in a Broadway show.  

If your cruise ship stops in Philadelphia, you have unlimited possibilities for cultural enlightenment. Philadelphia is considered the birthplace of the nation and it is steeped in history. Visit the Constitution Centre, site of the Liberty Bell. Take an “old town” trolley ride. This guided tour in open air trolley cars runs primarily in the spring and summer months, and is a fully narrated tour that visits all the important cultural attractions.  

Check out the Philadelphia Museum of Art and get a photo or video of yourself running up the steps made famous in the Rocky movies. For an even more interesting time, visit the Franklin Institute – a place where one could easily spend three days and still not see everything. Walk through the huge replica of a human heart, or take in a show at the planetarium or the IMAX theatre.  

Visit the old town and see the house where Betsy Ross, the mother of the nation’s flag, grew up. Visit Independence Hall, where the nation’s forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence, declaring the formation of the United States of America.  

New York and Philadelphia are but just two east coast port cities. There are many others, including several in Florida. Florida enjoys the benefit of year-round mild weather, so there is much to see and do there, including visiting that famous American landmark, Disneyworld. The Kennedy Space Centre and Universal Studies are two additional sites worth a visit in the Sunshine State.  

Every east coast port has its own special charms and many of them offer sights that can be seen nowhere else in the world. There are lighthouse towers to be climbed, museums to be visited and new people to meet. Most people in these east coast cities tend to be friendly, and are especially delighted to answer the questions of visitors to their city or town.

Worldwide (World Cruises) - CruiseDirection

US East Coast Ports Of Call


Latest US East Coast Deals


Lower Mississippi on the American Queen - New Orleans to Memphis

08 Jun 2019 (14 Nights) Cruise and Stay from £3669pp
American Queen

Niagara Falls, New York and Bahamas Cruise

04 Nov 2019 (13 Nights) Cruise and Stay from £1849pp
Anthem of the Seas

California

03 Sep 2019 (7 Nights) Cruise Only from £1960pp
Le Soleal

Roundtrip Transatlantic Crossing

22 Jul 2020 (23 Nights) Fly Cruise from £2632pp
Queen Mary 2

Independence Day Celebration, Halifax and Boston Short Break

29 Jun 2020 (7 Nights) Fly Cruise from £1852pp
Queen Mary 2

11-Day Canadian Maritimes & New England

31 Aug 2020 (11 Nights) Cruise Only from £5498pp
Seabourn Quest

Autumn in the Maritimes

14 Oct 2020 (8 Nights) Cruise Only from £3371pp
Crystal Serenity

Northern Atlantic Eastbound Crossing and Iceland

24 Jul 2019 (18 Nights) Fly Cruise from Call Us
Queen Elizabeth

11-Day The Atlantic Coast

21 Apr 2020 (11 Nights) Cruise Only from £999pp
Zaandam

10 Night Independence Day Cruise

27 Jun 2019 (10 Nights) Cruise Only from £974pp
Celebrity Summit

Lighthouses & Lobster

11 Oct 2021 (8 Nights) Cruise Only from £3141pp
Crystal Serenity

Niagara Falls, New York and Bahamas Cruise

08 Nov 2020 (13 Nights) Cruise and Stay from £2049pp
Anthem of the Seas

US East Coast Inspiration


Interested in US East Coast Cruise Holidays?


Ship Icon - CruiseDirection