Every year, nearly 21 million people sign up for a chance to explore the world in a personal and meaningful way onboard a cruise ship.
With elaborate water parks, celebrity chef-crafted menus, exclusive evening entertainment, and memorable shore excursions, cruising truly is an all-in-one experience for all ages and interests.
Here we have put together a guide to make the most challenging part of your cruise vacation - choosing a destination - much easier. Whether you are planning your first trip abroad or finalizing the details of your annual land-and-sea adventure, use the info below to find up-to-date itineraries, ports of departure, and destinations for all cruise lines operating in the U.S.
"Azamara Club Cruises provide a new, up-market voyage experience for discerning travelers who long to reach out-of-the-ordinary destinations and indulge in amenities and service unparalleled on the high seas."
Departures from the US ports of LA and Miami.
"Carnival is 'The World's Most Popular Cruise Line', with 24 ships operating 3 to 18 day voyages to destinations worldwide."
Departures from Baltimore, Charleston, Fort Lauderdale, Galveston, Jacksonville, Long Beach, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Port Canaveral, San Diego, Seattle, Tampa and Vancouver.
"Celebrity Cruises are dedicated to providing guests with a second to none cruise experience that embodies modern luxury."
Departures from Bayonne, Fort Lauderdale, Hawaii, LA, Miami, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver.
"Crystal Cruises aim to provide the finest experience in both cruising and luxury travel."
Departures from Boston, Fort Lauderdale, LA, Miami and New York.
"Cunard has carried guests across the great oceans and to the far points of the globe in unparalleled style aboard the world famous Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth."
Departures from Fort Lauderdale, New York and San Francisco.
"Discover magical Disney Cruise Line vacations with unique cruise activities for children, families and adults to destinations across the globe."
Departures from Miami, Port Canaveral and Vancouver.
"For more than 140 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising, taking our guests to exotic destinations around the world."
Departures from Boston, Fort Lauderdale, LA, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa and Vancouver.
"MSC Cruises is a leader in the Mediterranean cruise market, sailing in the region throughout the year."
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"Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 47-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising."
Departures from Boston, Hawaii, LA, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Port Canaveral, Seattle, Tampa, Vancouver.
"Oceania's intimate and luxurious ships allow you to explore the world in unequalled style and comfort."
Departures from LA, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Vancouver.
"Princess are the third largest cruise line in the world, renowned for innovative ships, an array of onboard options, and an environment of exceptional customer service."
Departures from Fort Lauderdale, Galveston, Hawaii, LA, New York, San Francisco, Vancouver.
"Regent Seven Seas is the market leader in the Upper Premium and Luxury segments of the cruise industry with over 6,400 berths."
Departures from Miami, New York, San Francisco and Vancouver.
"When you book a cruise with Royal Caribbean, you're not just booking a holiday; you're booking the opportunity to discover a host of new activities and fantastic destinations."
Departures from Baltimore, Bayonne, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Galveston, Hawaii, Miami, New Orleans, Port Canaveral, San Diego, Seattle, Tampa and Vancouver.
"Cruising on a Seabourn ship is unlike any other form of travel. The experience is luxurious, yet relaxed -- elegant, yet casual -- sumptuous, yet understated."
Departures from Boston, Fort Lauderdale and LA.
"Renowned for extraordinary worldwide voyages aboard intimate, luxury cruise ships, Silversea Cruises bring you all that you would expect and more from one of the world's best luxury cruise lines."
Departures from Fort Lauderdale, New York, San Francisco and Vancouver.