Cruises From New York area - New York and New Jersey
Cruises from New York
Although the Big Apple is well known for its walking tours, the Statue of Liberty and the Wall Street, combining a visit to New York with a cruise to Bermuda, the Bahamas or the eastern Caribbean is an exciting plan that thousands of people follow every year.
Of all the cruises from New York, the week long Bermuda vacations are the most popular, with most of the cruises operated by Holland America. The Bahamas are another big draw, with 7-9 day packages available from New York on ships operated by Norwegian Cruise Lines. Carnival Cruise Lines offers a tremendous assortment of vacation cruises to the eastern Caribbean, with the destinations of San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands being the favorite stops.And of course the Cunard line continues to operate one-way passage from New York to the United Kingdom, with Southampton being the usual destination for those heading to London or beyond.
Cruises from New Jersey
Those in the Atlantic Seaboard area will find no shortage of cruise vacations departing from Bayonne, New Jersey. These cruises to Bermuda, the Bahamas and the northern and eastern Caribbean are operated by a variety of cruise lines including Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises.
Varying in length from 5-10 nights, the cruises out of Bayonne, NJ stop at a number of attractive ports including Nassau in the Bahamas, St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands, St. John's in Antigua and Port Canaveral, FL. San Juan, Puerto Rico is another major stop on several of these cruises, allowing visitors to relax and explore this popular vacation destination. And anyone wanting to visit New York will find the Cape Liberty, Bayonne cruise terminal an easy commute from Manhattan.
This article was prepared in collaboration with Ashot Hayrapetyan of Cayole Cruises.
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Author: Andy W+ Last updated: last updated 14 Feb 2012