Once a cruise has been secured, cruise passengers usually research logistics about how to get around the ports the ship visits. A common problem that most people have is wondering what to do in port. For example, should a cruise passenger take a shore excursion from the ship, or book an adventure on their own? Or maybe someone is wondering how far the port is from the center of town. All of these questions require some insider knowledge from experts. I compiled a list of port guides for my top 20 cruise ports, and below that list are more port guides that I like from other sources on the web.
Editor’s Picks: Top 20 Cruise Ports
The port guides that I curated have maps and logistics for how to get around some of my favorite cruise destinations.
- Athens (Piraeus)
- Costa Maya
- George Town
- Key West
- London (Southampton)
- New York City
- Quebec City
- Rome (Civitavecchia)
- San Juan
- St. Thomas
- Stockholm, Sweden
- Venice, Italy
Links to More Port Guides on the Web
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Below are more resources that I use to find information about cruise ports.
- Toms Port Guides – as a hobby Tom Sheridan writes port guides. He has done a great job capturing the details that cruise visitors need to know.
- WhatsInPort – a down-and-dirty list of 1200 port of call click here.
- CruisePortWiki, which offers guides to major cruise ports around the world. They feature concise travel guides targeted towards cruise ship passengers.