Looking for a great cruise from New York? The Big Apple has a big history associated with ships and vessels of all shapes and sizes and offers a huge range of cruises from leading lines all through the year. Whether you're looking to visit key United States locations like New England and Florida, or head a little further afield and take in the sights and sounds of places like Canada or the Caribbean Islands, you'll find a bunch of super cruises to choose from heading out of New York. Read on for overviews of the best New York cruises.

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- Princess Cruises - 7 Night Canada & New England - Regal Princess

With interior rooms available from as low as $130 per night, the '7 Night Canada & New England' from Princess Cruises could be perfect for your needs and budget and lets you see one of the most beautiful regions of the United States, as well as crossing over the border to visit some stunning sights in Canada too.

The '7 Night Canada & New England' cruise takes place on the Regal Princess. Featuring many different features, activities, amenities, and entertainment options for passengers of all ages, this cruise ship offers amazing experiences every single day and night. You'll never get bored, hungry, or thirsty again on this incredible vessel, with the staff always making extra efforts to ensure that every guest is fully satisfied at all times, and unique attractions like the Water Color Fantasy light and water show and the adults-only Sanctuary area making the experience even better.

From New York, this cruise sets off along the East Coast towards New England, making its first stop in Newport, Rhode Island, where you can see and experience the historical architecture and charms of a beautiful coastal New England town. You'll also visit the biggest city in the region, Boston, as well as stopping off at the iconic Bar Harbor in Maine before proceeding up to Canada and visiting Saint John in New Brunswick and Halifax in Nova Scotia.

- Norwegian Cruise Line - 4 Night Bermuda - Norwegian Dawn

For something a little different and highly luxurious, why not consider booking a cruise to Bermuda from New York? This ‘4 Night Bermuda’ cruise from Norwegian is only a short option, but it’s very fairly priced, with rooms available from as low as $110 per night, so it’s an ideal option for people who want a high class experience but perhaps don’t have too much time or too big of a budget to work with.

For this cruise, you’ll be sailing on the Norwegian Dawn. Like many Norwegian Cruise Line ships, the Norwegian Dawn features an enormous list of amenities and features that are simply too numerous to mention. There are lots of great places to eat all around this ship, with some super bars, swimming pools, entertainment areas, and more.

The cruise will head across the Atlantic to arrive in Bermuda at the Royal Naval Dockyard. There, you’ll have easy access to the rest of this tropical island paradise, which features pink sand beaches, amazing seafood restaurants, lots of friendly locals, wonderful wilderness to explore, and even coral reefs just a short way out off the shore.

- Disney Cruise Line - 7 Night Bahamas - Disney Magic

If you're looking for a truly magical cruise experience from the city of New York, hop on board this '7 Night Bahamas' cruise from Disney Cruise Line. Disney is more commonly associated with Florida, but there are still some Disney cruises from other areas around the United States too, including NYC itself. This cruise, which has prices starting at around $250-300 per night, offers a week-long adventure to the Bahamas and beyond and comes with a bunch of Disney-themed activities and options to make your stay more magical.

You'll be traveling on board the Disney Magic for this cruise, with the Magic being one of the premier ships in the Disney Cruise Line fleet. You'll find lots of Disney themed decor and furnishings on board and can even get up close and personal with lots of your favorite characters like Mickey Mouse, Buzz Lightyear, Queen Elsa, and even Marvel superheroes like Iron Man. There are lots of meet-and-greet opportunities on the ship, with character meals and shows also available and a lot of fun for families but also for adults too.

After leaving New York, this cruise sets off for Disney's private island of Castaway Cay. Located among the Bahamas, this exclusive island is surprisingly large, offering a long stretch of shoreline and lots of beautiful sandy beaches to be enjoyed, as well as some fun snorkeling areas with all kinds of tropical fish waiting to greet you beneath the waves. You'll also visit Port Canaveral in Florida where you can actually head over into Disney World and spend some time at the parks like Magic Kingdom and Epcot.