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Located about a 45-minute drive from Orlando, Port Canaveral is a popular cruise port that allows its visitors to visit world famous theme parks.
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Port Canaveral, FL

Port Canaveral is located along Florida's Space Coast, where you can find NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Because of the port's proximity to the tourist mecca of Orlando (about a 45-minute drive), cruises from Port Canaveral are quite popular year-round. If you are taking a cruise from Port Canaveral, you can conveniently fly into Orlando International Airport. Since this area is home to many theme parks, including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld, many out-of-state travelers opt to stay a few days in Orlando before and/or after their cruise. Many Bahamas & Florida cruises include Port Canaveral in their itinerary.

By far, the Caribbean and Bahamas are the most often offered cruise destinations when it comes to cruises starting in Port Canaveral, Florida. Among the cruise lines that offer cruises leaving from Port Canaveral are Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, and Carnival Cruise Line. Disney Cruise Line offers fantastic packages that combine their cruises with land stays at their famous and fun-filled resorts in nearby Orlando, creating a truly magical vacation!

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Port Canaveral, FL

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Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.

Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.

Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.

During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).

Carnival Cruise Line
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 28 (2,052 - 5,374 Guests)
  • Budget Friendly
  • Great Youth Program
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Disney Cruise Line
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 5 (1,754 - 2,500 Guests)
  • Disney Characters at Sea
  • Live Production Shows
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MSC Cruises
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 18 (1,554 - 6,334 Guests)
  • Kids Sail Free
  • True Italian Hospitality
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Norwegian Cruise Line
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 19 (1,936 - 4,266 Guests)
  • Freestyle Cruising
  • Award-Winning Entertainment
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Royal Caribbean
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 27 (1,992 - 5,610 Guests)
  • State-of-the-art Ships
  • Fantastic Entertainment
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Things to do near Port Canaveral, FL

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Port Canaveral, along with a brief description:

♦ Orlando Theme Parks

Travelers often combine their cruise from Port Canaveral with a land package at one (or more) of Orlando’s many theme parks and resorts, which are about a 45-minute drive from the port. Among the great theme parks you can visit are Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, and SeaWorld. Orlando is a great place to take your family, or even for adults who wish to relive their younger years. There are some adult-only venues at a couple of these resorts. For instance, CityWalk at Universal Studios is filled with great restaurants, bars and nightclubs that are open to adults (21 and over) only after 9 pm.

♦ Kennedy Space Center

Located on Merritt Island, Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is where NASA launches its space shuttles. This is one of Florida's most popular tourist attractions, as there is a wonderful facility for visitors to tour. This venue is open year-round (except on certain holidays and launch days). Among the many attractions at KSC are an IMAX® theater, the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® and the Shuttle Launch Experience.

♦ Coca Beach

This classic beach town is located just minutes from Port Canaveral, and is a great place to relax at before and/or after your cruise. Among the many things to do at Cocoa Beach are taking part in water sports (such as deep sea fishing and parasailing), dining, golfing, shopping, enjoying the great nightlife, or simply relaxing under the sun at the beach.

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