There are currently no cruises from Philadelphia available; however, there is a small selection of cruises that visit Philadelphia. There are also fantastic cruises available from many cities that are within driving distance of Philadelphia. Here are some of the most popular choices:
We will post cruise deals and information online should cruises from Philadelphia become available again. For those wondering, cruises to Bermuda as well as Canada & New England, are the options typically offered from this city.
Philadelphia, "The City of Brotherly Love," is one of the most history-rich cities in the United States. When available as an option, it is also a very popular cruise departure port for those that live nearby. Some people prefer to cruise from Philadelphia and schedule a hotel stay before or after their cruise. This gives them the chance to enjoy the city and all it has to offer. Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) was the last major cruise line to offer cruises from Philadelphia. A suggestion for those that would still like to visit the city and take a cruise would be to book a hotel for a few days in Philly, and then transfer to one of the nearby cities listed above for your cruise.
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The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise that includes Philadelphia, PA. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:
The following cruise lines offer cruises sailing to Philadelphia, PA. Select a cruise line to view the upcoming cruises that visit Philadelphia, PA:
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).
These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Philadelphia, along with a brief description:
♦ The Liberty Bell
One of the most famous symbols of the Revolutionary War, the Liberty Bell is without a doubt one of the most popular attractions in all of Philadelphia. It is an American symbol of liberty and justice. Millions are tourists visit this attraction each year. The Liberty Bell Center is open daily, except on certain holidays.
♦ Independence Hall
This U.S. national landmark is located on Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets. Independence Hall is where America’s founding fathers debated, adopted, and signed the Declaration of Independence, and signed the United States Constitution. This building was the original home of the Liberty Bell, but now houses the Centennial Bell, and is now a part of the Independence National Historical Park.
♦ Philadelphia Museum of Art
This venue is one of the largest art museums in the United States. Established in 1876, it is located in Fairmount Park, at the west end of Benjamin Franklin’s Parkway. You can discover an impressive collection of over 225,000 objects (displayed in over 200 galleries) at this venue.
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