One N.Y. cruise option which is extremely popular but rarely mentioned is the four or five-day getaway cruise from New York City to New Brunswick and Halifax, Nova Scotia. These destination ports are charming college towns with thriving street scenes amidst dramatic rocky coastlines. But the ports are not the reason for taking these cruises. You take these cruises for the ships, which offer fun, great food, and fantastic value, starting at just $329 pp!
And there are several more cruises sailing out of New York this summer, the city is once again the ship passenger hub it was back in the heyday of Ocean Liners. Besides Manhattan, you can now leave from Bayonne New Jersey or Red Hook, Brooklyn. Here is a listing of other NY City cruise options:
SOUTH AMERICA OFFERS YOU A CONTINENT OF ADVENTURE
Experience lush rain forests, towering waterfalls, snowcapped peaks, fjords, and stunning beaches in South America’s southern hemisphere. Reserve your 6 night cruise starting from $699.
Royal Caribbean: 1-800-Royal Caribbean
Don't miss out, New Yorkers, these ships are offering you tremendously easy and cost-effective summer vacations. All you need is a suitcase and one finger to hail a taxi to the pier. Go to places the trains don't reach, see the world, see the sea. It's a sight for sore eyes.
A Teen View of Oasis of the Seas
Our teen reporter gives us her perspective on the new class of mega-ship from Royal Caribbean.
Meet Ben Lyons, QM2's Chief Officer
We interviewed Ben Lyons, at 29 years old and a U.S. citizen, one of youngest chief officers ever hired by Cunard.
Putting Ship Design into Perspective
With the introduction of Carnival Splendor let's put some ideas on cruise ship design, both interior and exterior, into perspective.
Introduction to the Carnival Splendor
Carnival's newest and largest "Fun Ship" made her July 10 debut in Dover, England.
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Norwegian Jewel NY City to Miami
Oct 28-Nov 9 2008 Ports of call: New York City; Samana; Aruba; Curacao; Belize City; Roatan; Miami and a Halloween Party too!
Celebrity Solstice - Brand New ship
SOLD OUT! Our prices were $400+ under everyone else. From $749 balcony! Celebrity's newest ship, Solstice from Ft. Lauderdale, Fl on November 30, 2008. 7 glorious nights, calling on San Juan, Puerto Rico - St. Kitts, St. Maarten, and returning to Ft. Lauderdale.
John Heald's Blogger Cruise 2
Come and join all of John Heald's friends and the CruiseMates' family. Everyone is welcome on this cruise, and it's going to be a ball.
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CruiseMates is the most useful cruise-review site. We especially like its advice columns, which are written for people of different ages and interests.