Spend a few days exploring Midtown Manhattan and discovering Times Square before heading off on a luxury cruise. Several major cruise lines offer amazing cruise adventures that take you from New York to exotic destinations in the Caribbean, fun in the Bahamas, and other popular destinations around the world. Check out some of our favorite cruises departing from NYC.

Norwegian: 15-Day Transatlantic Cruise from New York

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Hop aboard the Norwegian Getaway to enjoy over two weeks on a voyage that takes you from New York to Portugal, Italy, and France. You’ll get the chance to discover Lisbon, walk along cobblestoned streets, and stroll along the Terrazzo Mascagni in Italy during your trip. The ship has 26 unique dining venues on board and is home to the Headliners Comedy Club. Make sure to catch the Broadway musicals and other live entertainment to make the most of your experience.

Carnival: Southern Caribbean from New York

 

Plan your trip to the beautiful islands of the Southern Caribbean, including St. Thomas, Aruba, and Grand Turk aboard the Mardi Gras cruise ship. The ship will set sail in 2020 and is unique in its design of several zones, each with its own flavor. The 2-week itinerary includes a trip to Amber Cove, San Juan, St. Thomas, St. Maarten and St. Kitts. You’ll enjoy plenty of fun days at sea with activities including Family Feud Live events, the Waterworks theme park and the BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster experience.

Royal Caribbean: 7 Night Bahamas & Perfect Day Cruise

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Head off on the Anthem of the Seas to travel from New York to Orlando before heading to the Bahamas. You can spend a few days enjoying the Big Apple before you depart and then enjoy some amazing views of the sea in the jewel-shaped capsule that hangs over the ship while at sea. Explore the Kennedy Space Center in Port Canaveral and discover the Space Coast beaches before making your way to the islands.